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Treatment for candidasis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how cani help you?
User :   hi
User :   for a while now i have experienced symptoms that I think could be candida
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   21, male, student,single
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what made you to think so?
User :   been researching various illnesses and my symptoms seem to match this up
Doctor :   what are those?
User :   feeling sick, while sore spots at bk of throat
User :   recurring discharge
User :   irregular bowel movements
User :   stomach pains
User :   lots of phlegm at bk of throat
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Personal History/Risk factors
( Must be put )
Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   none of them accept drink occasionally
User :   about 10 units per week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you sexually active?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are there anything similar in your partner?
User :   no
User :   nothing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are certain risk factors for candidiasis like
Doctor :   Have a compromised immune system
Doctor :   Use oral corticosteroids or antibiotics
Doctor :   Use a corticosteroid inhaler for asthma
User :   tried antibiotics many times and they make me feel worse
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   long term use of antibiotics can be a risk factor for candidasis
Doctor :   please fill this feed back form that i send. while i type the information required
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
User :   filled it in
Doctor :   from the history that you have provided there is no obvious risk factor and when there are no risk factors its the time you consult doctor who can examine you physically
User :   doesnt prolonged use of antibiotics for a urinary tract problem a risk?
Doctor :   yes that may be risk factor
Doctor :   you may be able to control the infection by eating unsweetened yogurt
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
User :   yeh thanks very much
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i cahn help you?
User :   no thats it thanks
Doctor :   have ypu filled the feed back form
Doctor :   thank you
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