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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query
User :   we recently had a chat
Doctor :   yes
User :   i asked you about lipomas nd neurofibromas
User :   today again i had a discussion with my doctor
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he simply ruled out that the lumps i have are actually lipomas not neurofibromas
User :   a min pleasei
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :   No problem
User :   yes dr.
User :   he again checked them physically
Doctor :   yes
User :   he touched them and moved them around, and said they should be lipomas
User :   i have a small doubt, most of the patients of NF having button like neurofibromas
Doctor :   yes
User :   they protruded and are hanging from the locations
Doctor :   yes
User :   and are too many to count and mostly are clusteres
Doctor :   yes
User :   i discussed the same with my doc he also supported it
Doctor :   Hello are you with me?
User :   my lumps are round in shape and are beneath the skin, not hanging,
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I agree with your Doctor too
Doctor :   Your doctor as said should most probably be Lipoma
User :   ok sir
User :   just want to confirm that
User :   even i asked him like do i need to send the samples for biopsy for testing
Doctor :   No problem with them
User :   he said no need to
Doctor :   Oh Is it? Good
User :   i was really worried from the past five days hardly slept well
Doctor :   I assure you about them
Doctor :   You should probably sleep well
User :   after discussing with him, i am very relax
User :   relaxed
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   That is good
User :   ok sir i will take your words too
User :   wil concentrate on other works
Doctor :   Very good
User :   i m now in good moor sir , am going to attend my marriage with full spirits
Doctor :   Very good
Doctor :   That is the spirit
User :   one more point to discusss
Doctor :   yes
User :   if i remove them for cosmetic reasons as i have some 8 - 10 on my arms + shoulders, what are the chances of them getting recurred?
User :   some of them are flat ones like flat discs
Doctor :   30% to 40% as I know
User :   with a dome like appearence
User :   now i have around 35- 40 all over my body mostly of sizes less than 1cm dia
User :   can i remove all of them at a stretch, if i want
User :   are u there dr.?
Doctor :   Hello

Doctor :   I am sorry
Doctor :   I just had an urgent call
User :   oh i seee
Doctor :   I suggest you to do the surgery in stages
Doctor :   One part at a time
Doctor :   Look for recurrence
User :   ok sir
User :   i had a recent surgery
Doctor :   and wait for 3 yrs
User :   doc removed 3 such lumps
Doctor :   Ok that is good. Wait for couple of years
Doctor :   see if they recur
Doctor :   If not then go for others
Doctor :   Is that fine?
User :   the lumps removed are like light rose in colour
Doctor :   Yeah
User :   are roughly round shaped
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i have no problems since then
Doctor :   These are grossly looking like lipomas
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