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Tuberculosis and smoking addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   plz healp me i somke lots of sigrate
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have tb
Doctor :   Since when do you ave this habit and how many cigarettes do you smoke per day
User :   i am taking the tablates for that
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, gender and occupation?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   from last 7 months i am taking tablets my age 25 male
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You need to continue the tablets till the stipulated time.
Doctor :   You should not skip the dose
User :   now wht is ur suggestion
Doctor :   After that you should get a Sputum examination done
Doctor :   If that is negative then you are free of TB
User :   yes it is negitive
Doctor :   If not, you may need another course with different drugs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Now, you should try to take a high protein diet.
Doctor :   Daily at least one egg should be taken.
User :   can i continue with drugs
Doctor :   Take Proteinex powder mixed in whole milk twice a day.
Doctor :   That depends on how long your Physician decided to keep you on medicines.
Doctor :   The categories for patients depend, can be 7 months or 9 months
Doctor :   Your chest physician would know which category you belong to abd
Doctor :   and advice youaccordingly.
Doctor :   Meanwhile try to restrict smoking,

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