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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr
User :   hi can you help me with a few questions regarding body donation ?
Doctor :   I remember speaking to you about this few days back
Doctor :   You may proceed
User :   i like to know as im going to a ethunassia clinc would this stop my body from being used as i have help in dieing ?
Doctor :   Is Euthanasia practised in your country?
Doctor :   Which country are you from?
User :   im going to clinic i dont know if you know about it ?
Doctor :   I do not know
Doctor :   I do not have an idea about the organ donation after Euthanasia as it is not practised in our country
User :   but would dieing at a clinic like that stop my body being used
User :   as im a full body doner for medical science ?
Doctor :   I do not have an idea about body donation, or donation after dying with help
Doctor :   My answers may not be accurate to you

User :   so you carnt help me with any questions i have about body donation
Doctor :   I can answer to your questions about body donation but not after euthanasia
User :   my body will be going to a med school or collage after i die will i help
Doctor :   Yes
User :   so after i die where will i be taken
Doctor :   To the dissection hall
Doctor :   or organ donation unit
User :   i should be going for dissection will my body help by them doing this to me ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   may i ask will my age be a problem as im 25 years old ?
Doctor :   No
User :   as i have cancer of the brain stem would thay study my brain still
Doctor :   yes
User :   may i ask how is my body handled once im dead
Doctor :   In the medical college or organ donation centre
User :   in the medical collagge
Doctor :   In the medical college, the body is first laid on the dissection table
Doctor :   According to the schedule of the dissection, each part is put on the table
Doctor :   and allowed to dissect
User :   so am i full body when on the dissection table ?
Doctor :   May not be
User :   what you meane im a whole body when im transported to the school collage yes
Doctor :   Yes after reaching the college, they preserve the body, putting only a hand or a leg or trunk for dissection
Doctor :   and not the complete one as the preservation is a problem on the table
Doctor :   So they cut only hand and display on the table for the dissection
Doctor :   The other parts are preserved with formalin and some others
User :   so my limbs are removed yes pice by pice yes
User :   may i ask whats trunk
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   The central part attached to the legs
Doctor :   groin, lower abdomen etc
User :   so will my legs be remove from my trunk
Doctor :   Yes
User :   how is this done
Doctor :   I did not witness it
Doctor :   but only the leg is put for the dissection
User :   ic so when my body arrives at collage will thay remove all my clothing then
Doctor :   yes
User :   does this inc my pants too
Doctor :   yes
User :   will my penis be a problem as its long even when not errect
Doctor :   No

User :   its just there remove my pants yes so my penis will flop about yes
User :   may i ask the guy at a med school said sumthing about a band saw whats this for ??
Doctor :   I think they cut the body into halves
Doctor :   or use it to cut the parts
User :   he said i be put though it how ?
Doctor :   I did not see it myself
User :   i guess its a strong blade and sharp
Doctor :   ofcourse
User :   may i ask will thay checkk my body over once declothed
Doctor :   yes
User :   does have lots of heair matter
Doctor :   No
User :   how come not
Doctor :   As they remove it
User :   with what
Doctor :   Razor
User :   will my pubic hair be removed as its like a thick bush
Doctor :   yes
User :   may i ask will i be washed too
Doctor :   yes
User :   what am i washed with
Doctor :   Soap and water
Doctor :   and then the preservative
Doctor :   Or they may not wash you
Doctor :   I am sorry I do not know the exact answer
Doctor :   The questions that you ask are not related to my profession
Doctor :   The janitors do them
User :   ok may i ask will my reporductive organs be dissected
Doctor :   Only penis is dissected to see the muscles
Doctor :   None others
User :   so will my penis be removed from trunk
Doctor :   No
User :   so its left to my trunk
Doctor :   After it is dissected it goes off
Doctor :   The penis is not left anyways
User :   so when my trunks dissected it wont have my legs or arms
User :   how is my penis dissected ?
Doctor :   Scalpel and forceps
User :   how it would move about yes
Doctor :   I did not understand the last line
Doctor :   Come again
User :   how can it be dissected it move about
Doctor :   They hold it and dissect
User :   ic may i ask hows y trunk dissected and would my ribs be cut
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Shall we continue the discussion after a couple of hours
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