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I think I may have active Tuberculosis and I need urgent

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Hello I think I may have active Tuberculosis and I need urgent treatment and unsure what to do as my NHS doctor is taking forever.
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
Hi. I’m Dr. Mark. I’m a board certified physician and happy to assist you. What symptoms are you having that makes you suspect TB?
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Hi Dr Mark
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Hiv, psychosis , lung infections , headaches , nausea , heart pain like it feel like my heart is turning to stone. Clammy , eye pain
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
I’m sorry that you’re having all of these symptoms. TB is common with hiv and you definitely need an urgent evaluation. I would call 111 now for further advice. Here’s the NHS site on how to get urgent medical care.
https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/urgent-and-emergency-care-services/
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I want to go private I don't like NHS
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
However I am a ciggerette smoker so unsure what to do.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
This is Swindon and the Soviets upbringing for you lol
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
There are many private medical services in the UK. Do you need assistance finding them?
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
please for pre existing , also would I be able to receive treatment the same day as registering ? Thank you Mark
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
Here is one of the largest private medical organizations. Give them a call. Appointments are easy to get. Often the same day. https://www.bupa.co.uk/
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Do you know if Bupa deal with pre existing ? Thanks
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
they do.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Go broke and go private now or wait a week and risk having my heart pulled open in a NHS hospital it's not really a win win situation . Doc you know what's best, ***** ***** you do? Lmao
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
I’d go private.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Can you see my medical records ?
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
I’m not able to see them.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Thanks enjoy your evening :)
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
You’re welcome. Take care.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Which website is this ?
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
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