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On a day-to-day basis, neurofibromatosis does not require much of your attention. However, if you are undergoing radiation therapy to shrink your tumors, you may need to cope with side effects. Overall, it's best to keep a watchful eye on your neurofibromatosis. If you have type 1 neurofibromatosis, monitor your tumors and alert your doctor if anything drastically changes. If you have type 2 neurofibromatosis, monitor your hearing and balance; contact your doctor if you notice anything new and different in your symptoms.

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