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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr xxx here
User :   hi may i ask you about my body donation
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   i remember that we have had a chat on this topic yesterday
User :   may i ask can you look at a pic for me to make sure my body is ok for donation
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   send it to YYYY@YYYY
User :   pk you be honest yes
Doctor :   i remember i have seen your photograph you sent me last time, i do have it in my database
Doctor :   you can resend , if its a recent one
User :   yes resent as body hope you ok seeing me
Doctor :   yes, ok
User :   may i ask does it matter im young and like to be a cadaver
Doctor :   a adult body would be good for
Doctor :   well built and muscular less of fat will be optimal
User :   you see im ok yes
Doctor :   give me a minute
User :   ok
Doctor :   i see you have lost weight ?
User :   may i ask are cadavers usefull and yes does this matter
Doctor :   yes they are usefull,
User :   does it matter iv lost weight
Doctor :   no, as i see you being muscular it will be good
User :   may i ask will my chian you see be left with my body and my boxers left on
Doctor :   no nothing will be left
User :   can i ask y do the med ical school need me naked
Doctor :   to dissect
User :   ok i want to be dissected do you think its good i want to be dissected
Doctor :   its your decision
Doctor :   but will be really helpful to the students
User :   may i ask is it true my body gets washed
Doctor :   yes but before getting embalmed
User :   do thay wash my privert parts
Doctor :   yes, they do
User :   may i ask so once im dead whats the procedure thats carried out
Doctor :   you will be taken to the dissection hall and embalmed there then later stored in the formalin tank and after 2 or 3 weeks will be taken for dissection part by part
User :   may i ask is it good it takes only 3 weeks before i can be used im happy
User :   my friend says i wont be respected this is not true is it
Doctor :   not at al, you will be respected than any other dead
User :   willi be the youngest cadaver
Doctor :   cant say,
User :   can a 16 year old donate his body
Doctor :   no , only above the age 18
User :   ic so im ok to donate as im25
Doctor :   yes,
User :   may i ask will there bbe noices from my body when im being dissected ?
Doctor :   no,
User :   may i ask how will i be embalmed a pic i saw online showed a line in the guys groin will i have this ??
Doctor :   it could be groin or the neck vein through formalin will be injected into the veins
User :   if its my groin where am i cut for line
Doctor :   at the mid of the line joining the hip and pubis
Doctor :   Are you there ?
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