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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi howcan i help you
User :   Hi my father has aproblem with his legs
User :   he is suffering from elephantiasis

User :   Can this be cured by operating
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can this be cured by operating?
User :   His past record i can tell u if it can be cured
Doctor :   how olld is he
User :   52 yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he has any other illnesses
User :   he is operated for by pass and also operated for blood clott in the brain
Doctor :   there are certain surgeries
Doctor :   ok
User :   yeah
User :   can u give me ur ph no.. to call
Doctor :   i think before under goiung any surgeries he needs to
Doctor :   consult a phy sician for the fitnees ss

Doctor :   ulimb elephantiasis with surgery is less successful and may necessitate multiple procedures and skin grafting.
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