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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i wanna ask about tissue
User :   or mass
User :   my dad had prostatetus
User :   he took some medications for it and its better now
Doctor :   ok
User :   he has to keep taking medication
User :   but in his mri they had seen a tissue
User :   near by his prostatus
User :   they said its not like related to prostatus
Doctor :   Kindly elaborate the history properly
User :   but they send him to urologist for further tets
User :   he had history of prostatus
Doctor :   ok
User :   i wanted to know if thats serious
User :   they said they might do a surgery to remove it
User :   they didnt say if its like cancer or not
User :   i dont know if it is
User :   i wanted to get some ideas about it
Doctor :   it will be enlargement of prostate which occurs in elder people
User :   they said they had seen a mass near his prostatus or a tissue
User :   yea he had that problem but after taking flomax its good
User :   this is different
User :   not related to that
Doctor :   does he has any symptoms like increased urination
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hi
User :   i was asking about prostate cancer
User :   some one got prostatus due to enlargement of prostate
Doctor :   r u back?
User :   but it got after taking medications that r for prostate
User :   yea i made payment
Doctor :   ok thats fine
Doctor :   pl proceed
User :   ok
User :   so my question was
Doctor :   yeah
User :   as i told you before he had prostateus enlargement that got better by taking medications
Doctor :   k
User :   precribed by his dr
Doctor :   k
User :   but he went to emergency for some reason and they did some tests on him
User :   including some scan and mri
Doctor :   ok like what emergency?
User :   and they had seen a mass or tissues near his prostatus
Doctor :   what was the observations in MRI
User :   he had some abdominal pain that i dont was related to prostatus
Doctor :   k mass?
Doctor :   where?size?
User :   ok in mri they had seen a tissue or mass near his prostate
Doctor :   k
User :   they said he has to go for further tests may be biopsy or something
User :   i wanna know if thats cancer related or not
User :   they didnt say anything yet
Doctor :   yeah its to ascertain the nature of the MASS?
Doctor :   well most of the mass on the prostrate r cancerous
User :   they said it doesnt have to do anything with enlargment of prostate
Doctor :   k
User :   as its not on prostate its on the side
User :   below
User :   in a bit distance
Doctor :   the prostatic mass r different & they r not related to the enlargement?
User :   ok
User :   yea thats wat they said
User :   and they draw a diagram of it on board
Doctor :   so u have to wait for the biopsy report of the MASS
User :   in that diagram the mass was in a distance i think in lower left side
User :   of prostatus
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   well what ever the site/location of the mass
User :   so u think what do u think like can u give me a ideo
Doctor :   the biopsy report will give the clear cut diagnosis
User :   of it might be related or not to cancer
User :   ok so for now its not for sure it could be not related
User :   to cancer
Doctor :   till such time the reports r available
User :   ok if its not cancer what else could it be
Doctor :   it could be harmless growth
Doctor :   which will not cause any probs?
User :   ok
User :   umm
User :   are thr any other signs
User :   like pain
User :   or
User :   anything
Doctor :   yaeh pain
Doctor :   bleeding
Doctor :   diff in urination
User :   he had bleeding before not now
User :   and he doesnt have pain
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   he urinated tomuch cuz of his prostate medication
User :   yea 1 more thing
Doctor :   k
User :   say if any one has cancer
Doctor :   sure
User :   is it serious or can be cured
User :   easy
User :   through biopsy or surgery
Doctor :   well depends upon the age & complication
Doctor :   the nature of cancer?
User :   the doctors said its located in a place where they cant biopsy except a surgery thats kinda deep
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok
Doctor :   well thats what i am saying that let the report comes 1st
User :   ight tanx
User :   done
Doctor :   then the modalities of tretmnt cud be started
Doctor :   any thing else u want t know?
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   yes
User :   ok
User :   i filled up feedback
User :   tanx
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   any thing else u wish to req?
User :   no tanks
Doctor :   ok
User :   i will be back later
User :   ok
Doctor :   bye from our side
Doctor :   ur always welcome for any queries
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