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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   hi may i ask you about my body donation
Doctor :   yes,
User :   may i ask whats pelvice dissection meane ??
Doctor :   Its Pelvic dissection and it is the study of the pelvis ( parts below the waist above the limbs ) by cutting the tissue in step wise manner
User :   so where abouts do thay start dissection on me then
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender ?
User :   im 25 and male can my pelvice be dissected
Doctor :   yes, the genitals will be dissected
User :   do mine have to be dissected and y is this ?
Doctor :   yes, fr the study purpose
User :   may i ask i have alot of thick pubic heair is this ok
Doctor :   its ok
User :   how are thay going dissect my rivert parts
Doctor :   the penes will be dissected from its root
User :   wheres the root of mine
Doctor :   the starting point of the penis
User :   you meane when it comes out my body
Doctor :   yes,
User :   may i ask how there going see it my heair covers all this area
Doctor :   hairs will be shaved
User :   ok may i ask my friend died last night hes been taken to a medical school will he be dissected like i will be ?
Doctor :   did he donate his body ?
User :   yes
User :   we both did it to help students
Doctor :   then yes, h will be dissected but may be after 3 to 4 weeks
User :   when i phoned the medical school thay say hes at the cold storage unit and today he be going for cleaning and embalming
User :   whats this meane
Doctor :   embalming means injecting of formalin into the veins to prevent the internal organs from decaying
User :   will i have this done to me too
Doctor :   yes,
User :   k may i ask whats the cleaning part meane
Doctor :   i didint get your question
User :   when thay say cleaning and embalming whats cleaning of body do thay meane
Doctor :   then it means mere washing the body shaving the pubic hairs etc
User :   will i have same thing do to me and do thay take cre when washing my body
Doctor :   sorry i do not know what cre means
User :   sorry care
Doctor :   yes, they do take optimal care
User :   may i ask a young guys perents have donated there 16 year old sons body for anatomy teaching do you agree he be usefull
Doctor :   yrs, will be usefull
Doctor :   yes*
User :   how he is so young
Doctor :   he is 16 and all organs will be enough devoloped to study
Doctor :   may be small in size
User :   will hes penis be dissected too
Doctor :   yes,
User :   may i ask do you think he mined being used for anatomy teaching as his perents donated him for ?
Doctor :   depends on hid belief
User :   will he know anything about whats happening to him
User :   also will i know anything
Doctor :   only if he is alive
User :   no he is dead like i will be
Doctor :   then how will kno what is happening to him
User :   may i askthe medical school iv donated my body to say thay get full quick with cadavers and thay have to place 2 cadavers on one slab is this wrong ?
Doctor :   depends on the school
User :   ok but is it not wrong to store 2 bodies one on top of each other in the cold storage units ?
Doctor :   ye it is unethical
User :   but should i mined
Doctor :   depends on your belief
User :   iv said its ok to place a body with mine but will it harm me
Doctor :   no
User :   may i ask will my body stick to the other guys
Doctor :   no
User :   how comes not as he be laying face to face with me
Doctor :   skin would have lost its turger and elasticity
User :   ok may i ask will my limbs brake of my body easy once im dead
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   they do not break
User :   can i ask as a doc do you agree iv done a good thing being a cadaver for teaching ?
Doctor :   it is a very good thing
User :   thanks so im not going to waste then
Doctor :   yes,
User :   may i ask how can my full spine be removed in one go
Doctor :   no it will not be removed so
Doctor :   it will be dissected part by part
User :   do thay lay me on my front then
Doctor :   yes,
User :   can i ask if im layied on my ront what happens to my penis and testies
Doctor :   nothing in specific
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