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Cancer of brain stem, body donate - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hello.
User :   HI may i ask whom am i chating too
Doctor :   User :   hi can you help me ihave a few questions regarding body donation
Doctor :   Sure.
User :   i have cancer of the brain stem thats too advanced to treat so do you think i done a good thing by singing up to be a body doner
Doctor :   yes.
User :   may i ask where will my body be taken once i pass
Doctor :   To whom did you donate your body to.
User :   local medical board so i can be used by students
Doctor :   Then they will take it to a medical school.
User :   may i ask is it usefull letting students use me
Doctor :   yes.
User :   may i ask once at the med school what will happen to me
Doctor :   They will explore the body.
User :   who does this and where
Doctor :   medical students, in a medical school.
User :   ok where in the med school is my body kept
User :   ok where in the med school is my body kept
Doctor :   anatomy section.
User :   how am i stored there ?
Doctor :   formalin
Doctor :   solution
User :   whats that
Doctor :   preservative.
User :   will thay need to use this on my body
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   May i know whom am i chatting with?
User :   you are chating with XXXXXXXX y is there a problem
Doctor :   Just for info.
Doctor :   Does it bother you?
User :   what bother me
Doctor :   Nothing.
Doctor :   Do you watch sports?
User :   yhea sum y
Doctor :   Football?

User :   may i ask when at the med school would i be clothed
User :   and yes i have watched it
Doctor :   Do you know the current score?
User :   sorry no
Doctor :   Fifa 2010?
User :   can i ask am i to young to be a cadaver as im 25
Doctor :   Everybody has to die some day right?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Can you tell about you medical condition/
User :   i will try
User :   dont you think its good i being donated
Doctor :   You never answered my question?
User :   i did i said i try
User :   i thought you said you help me
Doctor :   I will.
Doctor :   I need you know about your condition to help you better.
User :   y its when im dead that i want to know about
Doctor :   What do you want to know?
User :   will the med school be ok useing me and will my body be clothed
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   so when i arrive im fully clothed will i stay fully clothed ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   am i taken to a anatomy lab ?
Doctor :   yes.
User :   when in the lab what will happen to my body and is it handled much
Doctor :   No
User :   so how am i placed in lab
Doctor :   On the table.
User :   how am i put there
Doctor :   People will place you on the table.
User :   so do thay lift my body
Doctor :   yes
User :   i was told my limbs may brake off is this true
Doctor :   yes.
User :   so how can thay lift me im dead
Doctor :   just like lifting any other object.
User :   would i be clothed when in the lab
Doctor :   yes
User :   so my clothing is never removed
Doctor :   yes.
User :   when is it removed and how
Doctor :   no
User :   so cadavers are never naked then
Doctor :   no
User :   so how are we used
Doctor :   naked
User :   so i will be naked then
Doctor :   yes.
User :   would thay have removed my underwear
Doctor :   yes
User :   so as i lay there am i covered
Doctor :   yes
User :   does my body get fully seen
Doctor :   yes
User :   when im laying there do thay cut me much
Doctor :   yes
User :   y may i ask
Doctor :   yes
User :   can i ask will my brain be studyed and will thay see the tumor
Doctor :   can i ask you few questions?
User :   yes sure
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