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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi doctor
User :   good morning
Doctor :   good morning
User :   i have 1 year old boy.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   he is not using his right hand to lift things.
Doctor :   does he have any weakness using the right
Doctor :   hand
User :   he is walkind with some support. he is very active boy.
User :   we went to some neorologist.
Doctor :   ok
User :   he asked me to take some ct scan.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what did the neurologist say
Doctor :   he ir baby boy able to grasp things with right hand
User :   the thing is he is having some blood clot with his brain i thing.
Doctor :   is ur baby boy able to grasp and hold things in right hand
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was the CT scan done
User :   he can walk.he can speak worlds clearly. the thing is he is not liftting the things in right hand.
Doctor :   does he have any weakness in right hand?
Doctor :   did he sustain any injury
User :   i dont thing so dr.
Doctor :   since when he is not lifting any things
User :   we have seen that before 6 months.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was he using right hand before that
Doctor :   for holding
Doctor :   it could be possible he is left handed
User :   i dont know. when he is going to sit that time only we came to know that.
Doctor :   so what did the neurologist diagnose
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did he have fever anytime wirh sore throat or cough and late had weakness?
User :   he is a very intellegent boy.
User :   no doctor. he dont have anything till now.
Doctor :   did the neurologist tell u anything like he has weakness?
User :   he had fever one time.but that is also for 2 days only.
Doctor :   ok
User :   no doctor.
Doctor :   did u notice anything abnormal since then
Doctor :   then u need not worry
User :   is it curable dr?
Doctor :   wait until the scan report comes
Doctor :   what did the neurologist say when u consulted him
User :   yesterday only we took scan.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have report of the scan with u
Doctor :   now
User :   today we have to meet the dr.
Doctor :   can u type in the final report or diagnosis or impress of CT scan
Doctor :   impression of CT Scan
User :   i dont have right now dr.
Doctor :   please get the report
Doctor :   then we can help you with ur problem
Doctor :   it will help us arrive at probable cause
User :   is it curable dr? i was very distrubed. i am unable to concentrate my work.
Doctor :   is the weakness progressive or sudden
Doctor :   did the weakness appear progressively or suddenly
User :   we noticed that when he was a 6 months baby.
Doctor :   ok
User :   he is vear active boy. we cant manage him.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i can understand ur problem
Doctor :   to comment the treatment
Doctor :   for neurological cases
Doctor :   i need to examine and do few tests
Doctor :   to arrive at possible diagnosis
Doctor :   to confirm the diagnosis i need to do CT or MRI scan along with the clinical hisstory
Doctor :   only then we could comment probable treatment
Doctor :   r u able to follow
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User :   yes dr.
Doctor :   at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   regarding the progress or when u get the CT scan report
Doctor :   if the boy has only unilateral limb weakess
Doctor :   we need might have to do few other tests
Doctor :   before the actual diagnosis is arrived
Doctor :   ok
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