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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My Dad got into an road accident before 15 days. His right side is paralyzed now due to some fibre breakages behind head on left side. And now they are saying that it cannot be cured by medicine or sergery It can be done by phesiotherepy only and it will take around 1.5 to 2 years. I want some guidence regarding this. I am feeling helpless now and dont know what to do.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello sir
User :   please guide me
Doctor :   I wan the real diagnosis
Doctor :   I want the ct scan findings
User :   I dont have them with me now. But I can scan and mail you that in a day
Doctor :   u can email the findings to me
Doctor :   Mention my name Dr. Jagdish
User :   OK, I will email them to you.
Doctor :   I will go thru it and anlyse it
Doctor :   But one thing
User :   any other details you need?
Doctor :   it might be breakage in the nerve coming brain down to the spinla cord
Doctor :   it might be breakage in the nerve coming from brain to the spinal cord
Doctor :   When these nerve supply is broken
Doctor :   it very difficult
Doctor :   Surgery can not cure it
Doctor :   no medicines
Doctor :   The breakage leaves a gap. The gap is filled with dead tissie , scar tissie
User :   ok, then?
User :   how can it be revived. any way. There has to be one.
Doctor :   But u need to know exactly what doctor mean?
User :   Actually he said the same thing I suppose. but better i will send you reports.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thanks for your time.
Doctor :   Yea
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   You send the report
Doctor :   I will read
User :   sure
User :   see you then
Doctor :   I will tell u what is the problem and what can be donr and what will mbe the prognosis
Doctor :   Alright
Doctor :   Think positive
User :   yea
Doctor :   Bye
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