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Neurofibromatosis and lipomas - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answe
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   sir we were discussing my issue with lumps
User :   was some problem with the connection
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   as I told in your last discussion, what you read about NF is cortrect
Doctor :   but what symptoms do you have?
Doctor :   do you have any of the symptoms listed under any of the types?
User :   except multiple lumps, i dont have any other issues sir
User :   i am perfectly alright otherwise
User :   and more importantly i haven't inherited it
Doctor :   then in that case, what I suggested you earlier would be the right way to go about confirming the diagnosis first.
Doctor :   and then go ahead with finding out the outcome based on the diagnosis
User :   ok sir
User :   i will test them anyway
Doctor :   ok.
User :   want to guess what i might have
Doctor :   guesswotk based on loads of information will only lead to more confusion
Doctor :   go with evidence based diagnosis
Doctor :   which is more reliable
Doctor :   and acurate to proceed further
User :   you are right sir i am more confused than before
Doctor :   and answer all your questions
User :   alright i wil have my tests and wil go ahead with proper guidance
User :   thanks for your kind support
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no sir.
User :   i have my cholestrol levels checked
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   recently in my blood
Doctor :   ok. what did the results show?
User :   HDL and LDL levels are normal
User :   HDL - 41 and LDL -161
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what about Triglycerides, total cholesterol, and VLDL?
Doctor :   were they normal too?
User :   everthing is normal accorcing to the report sir
User :   LDL is normal but still on the highr side of it
Doctor :   yes it is on the higher end of normal range
Doctor :   are the triglycerides also in the higher range
Doctor :   ?
User :   i had lipoprofile checked sir
User :   report is not with me now, but all are normal sir
Doctor :   yes i know, HDL, LDL,Triglycerides, total cholesterol, and VLDL come under the lipid profile or lipoprofile.
User :   does the fatty tumors are related somhow to the cholestrol in blood
Doctor :   increase fat in body does predispose to them, but it is not necessary that everyone with deranged lipid profile should get lipomas.
User :   oh i see
User :   which one of the above profiles are responsible to such depositions
User :   HDL, LDL, triglycerides....
Doctor :   none of them can be pinpointed
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   to be the exact cause
User :   why i m asking is i dont have the report with me now
User :   ok sir. u have cleared some of my doubts based on the information given by me. I will get them checked for the possible treatment. thanks for sharing some valuable information.
User :   keeping serving the society. I am also a XXX, researcher in XXX
Doctor :   ok. get them checked soon such that you can get definitive answers to your questions
User :   ok sir. have a good day
User :   bye
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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