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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am
User :   HI may i ask ASa body doner do i get any respect from the pep who prepare my body ?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   may i ask do you agree that i should end my life if its my wish ?
Doctor :   Do you mean suicide?
User :   sort of
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   You should not commit suicide
User :   may i ask if i did what will happen
Doctor :   Suicide body is a legally implicable
Doctor :   Hence a post mortem
User :   will thay do a post mortem on me ?
Doctor :   yes I guess
User :   if i was to hang myself carnt thay just that is what killed me ?
Doctor :   I did not understand the question
User :   if i hang myself thay will know what killed me so thay wont do autopsy will thay ??
Doctor :   I am not sure about if they do an autopsy or not but I guess they do so

User :   ok if thay do do autopsy on me when would this happen if i hanged myself tonight
Doctor :   I am sorry you are asking question which is not within my knowledge as this requires a forensic expert
User :   ic but what is an autoopsy ??
Doctor :   It is the post mortem
User :   and what happens at a post mortum
User :   will i keep my clothing on ??
Doctor :   No they remove them
User :   if im dead tonight will my clothing be removed tonight ?
Doctor :   Yes to preserve the body
User :   how and y
Doctor :   Preserve it in the ice box
Doctor :   and ice can be used for embalming
Doctor :   ice box
User :   y carnt thay just send me for cremation tonight ?
Doctor :   As I told the suicide can have legal implications
Doctor :   Natural death they send to the cremation
Doctor :   Any slightest suspiciaon towards death can cause make them reason
User :   so how long will i be left before im cremated
Doctor :   Once the procedures are over you will be cremated

User :   ic so maybe best i let nature take its corse
Doctor :   Yes
User :   may i ask y is it i swet so much
Doctor :   Do you mean you sweat a lot?
User :   yes sorry
Doctor :   Do you for long time or since few days?
User :   its been going on a long time now few years
User :   is it due to body weight ??
Doctor :   It can be due to body weight
Doctor :  
Excessive sweating is referred to as hyperhidrosis. It is a condition where the body excretes sweat in certain areas and in higher quantities than expected.
User :   ic can i stop it in anyway ??
Doctor :   First of all we have to find if there are some medical reasons for excessive sweating
Doctor :   like Hyperthyroidism
User :   whats that
Doctor :   and later the cause should be treated
Doctor :   It is excess of a hormone called Thyroid in the body of the man
Doctor :   Yes excessive sweating can be treated
User :   how can it be treated
Doctor :   The treatment is based on cause for e.g anti thyroid medications in case of hyperthyroidism
User :   ok would this stop the sweating
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :   You can use Over the counter antiperspirants
User :   is this what there called
Doctor :   yes
User :   would this exsplain the akeing bone joints and tiredness i been haveing
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   it explains
Doctor :   But first important thing is fever and infection
Doctor :   First check the temperature
Doctor :   and also see a doctor if you have a source of infection
Doctor :   which can cause the above symptoms
Doctor :   later the other causes of excessive sweating should be ruled out
User :   ok so i need to see gp
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   That is better
Doctor :   Is that clear?
User :   yes sorry
Doctor :   No problem
Doctor :   You will be fine
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me today
Doctor :   Bye for now
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