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Treatment for hepatitis C - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi doctor this is xxxxx from India w xxxxx dist
User :   Doctor are u there
User :   I am suffering from viral hepatities
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please continue
Doctor :   I am reading them
User :   this is from 5/6/08
User :   since i have been under treatment as per doctor's advise I have a number of blood exam. they are SGPT-316U/1 and bilirubin - 5.3 MG/dl
Doctor :   k]
User :   shall i continue
Doctor :   The levels are raised
Doctor :   I wanted to know if it is Hepatitis B or A or C etc
User :   no presently bilirubin 3.4 mg/dl and SGPT 348U/1
Doctor :   What is the hepatitis virus
User :   It is Hepatitis C result .15OD, E result 0.2OD, A .18OD
Doctor :   I say the LFT's are raised and they shall be raised so for some days
Doctor :   however if you have to continue the treatment
Doctor :   because the Hepatitis C has a greater chance of converting into the Chronic hepatitis
Doctor :   hence you have to follow up
Doctor :   with the doctor regularly
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   Age - 33 Male xxxxx xxxxx married yes(wife)
Doctor :   So did you follow the things I told you
User :   yes I want to know the period this will requre to be alright
Doctor :   It is very difficult to say that
Doctor :   One has to follow the LFT titres to see the regression
Doctor :   and the Viral serology and the conversions
Doctor :   whether it is leading to Chronic hepatitis C or not
User :   What is LFT
Doctor :   What did the doctor say to you?
Doctor :   Liver function tests
User :   USG of liver is required
Doctor :   Dint he say about the time
User :   6 weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   So that means the clinically yoiu are responding to the treatment
Doctor :   and the LFT values are going down
Doctor :   YOu may use the herbal supplement called MILK THISTLE by GNC Pharma
Doctor :   One tablet per day
Doctor :   which helps in faster recovery
Doctor :   and liver protective
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   are youthere
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please confirm the details
Doctor :   Are you able to follow what I am saying to you
User :   the details are correct
Doctor :   Are you able to follow what I am saying to you ?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   So right now what you can do is
Doctor :   GOOD healthy diet, Follow ups with the doctor
Doctor :   healthy life style
Doctor :   and the supplements
Doctor :   You need to know with the doctor when will be totally free from viral load and do not transmit the virus to anyone
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
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