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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your heal
Doctor :   hello.
User :   HI WHOM I AM CHATING WITH ?
Doctor :   Drxxxx.
User :   HI CAN YOU HELP ME I LIKE TO ASK A FEW QUESTIONS REGARDING BODY DONATION CAN YOU HELP ?
Doctor :   yes.
User :   I HAVE SINGED UP TO BE A BODY DONER AS I HAVE CANCER OF THE BRAIN STEM THAY CARNT TREAT AS ITS TOO ADVANCED WILL THAY STILL BEABLE TO MAKE GOOD USE OF MY BODY ?
Doctor :   yes.
User :   may i ask as i got no famully members due to being bought up in care what will happen to my body stright after i die
User :   where am i taken
Doctor :   Medical college.
User :   what happens to me there
User :   when my body arrives
Doctor :   They will do study on that.
User :   may i ask will my body stay fully clothed
Doctor :   No.
User :   so am i covered
Doctor :   No.
User :   how am i placed then
Doctor :   naked.
User :   ok and not covered
User :   may i ask what am i layied on
Doctor :   Dissecting table.
User :   will i fit as im very tall and slim ?
Doctor :   They will have table for very size.
User :   may i ask how am i layied out on the table
Doctor :   Just like you lay on bed.
User :   but i be naked yes ? also im very heairy does this matter
Doctor :   No.
User :   y does it not matter
Doctor :   No.
User :   soas imslimand heairy what happens to my body when layied on the dissetion table
Doctor :   They will conduct study
User :   am i allways left naked
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   They are going to dissect you.
User :   may i ask y have thay given me a cadaver number
Doctor :   You can't expect them to keep you dressed.
Doctor :   What is the number given to you?
User :   0000 this is the number thats on a tag i been told that will be attached to my body once im at the med school
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   whats it for
Doctor :   To identify you after death.
User :   is that so im taken to rhight med school
Doctor :   Yes you are right.
User :   may i ask as a doctor do you think me donating my body is a usefull thing ??
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   will thay see im young
Doctor :   It doesn't matter.
User :   y not as i guess most cadavers used are older pep yes
Doctor :   No.
Doctor :   Cadavers can be of any age.
User :   from
Doctor :   ?
User :   from what age
Doctor :   20 onwards.
User :   im25 so i be ok to be diseected
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   may i ask how many cadavers is there in the room
Doctor :   it depends on the medical school.
User :   in a normal school how many
Doctor :   5 to 10
User :   im male so are we all male in the room
Doctor :   It will be combined.
User :   ic but will i have my own table
User :   ic but will i have my own table
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   may i ask will thay see me fully when thay come in room
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   will my privert parts be covered all night
Doctor :   They have study you.
Doctor :   you can't expect them to cover you all time.
User :   i know i want to be studyed but hope there learn sumthing
Doctor :   That is a very good thing you are doing.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else i can help you with?
User :   yhea when im being studyed is all my body studyed
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   can i ask will thay remove my brain
Doctor :   yes.
Doctor :   They have to study your brain also
User :   can you tell me how its done ?
Doctor :   They will cut open your skull .
Doctor :   Then study your brain.
User :   how is my skull cut
Doctor :   Knife.
User :   will it be hard as im young
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   All bones are hard.
User :   how will i be cut then
Doctor :   There are special knifes for that.
User :   as mt ribs can be seen will thay ever cut them
Doctor :   yes.
User :   may i ask y do thay need to cut my ribs
Doctor :   May i know why are you worried so much?
User :   imnot worried just intrested in whats going be done to me andd how thats all
Doctor :   I would recommend you to visit a medical school
Doctor :   and get a first hand look on .
Doctor :   how it is done.
Doctor :   that will really help you to learn better.
User :   as a cadaver ami respected
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   You should visit a medical school.
Doctor :   You can really learn how things are done.
User :   will i see how im going be disseted
Doctor :   I didn't get that.
Doctor :   Once you are dead you won't be able to see anything
User :   will i see a cadaver and see how im going be dissected
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   If you go there.
Doctor :   they will explain you step by step.
Doctor :   the procedure on how it is done.
User :   may i ask what is plastination ?
Doctor :   is a technique used in anatomy to preserve bodies or body parts
User :   have you hered of dr van hagen ?
Doctor :   no.
User :   hes the german doc whodoes bodyworlds
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How do you know about him?
User :   i was going donate my body to him should i ?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   you seen his work ?
Doctor :   No.
Doctor :   Have you?
User :   sumon net yes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   how is it?
User :   hows what
Doctor :   His work.
User :   its intresting
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical query?
User :   i have a lot of pain in my groin region on my left side can you advice
Doctor :   Since when?
User :   few monthes ago
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else?
User :   ii have a lot of pain in my lower back and sumtimes sickness feeling
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms?
User :   pain in my stomack left side sumtimes
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   You can take some pain killers.
User :   i do
Doctor :   if the pain still persists.
Doctor :   you can get a physical examination.
Doctor :   You should consult a doctor, let them examine you first.
Doctor :   is that all?
User :   what could it be ;'
Doctor :   It can be said only after an examiantion .
Doctor :   Is that all?
Doctor :   Are you there/
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Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
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