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Should I talk to my doctor about my neurofibromatosis symptoms?

If you or your child are suffering from the symptoms of neurofibromatosis, you should talk to your doctor. These symptoms include medium brown spots on the skin or skin-colored lumps. You should also contact your doctor if you are experiencing hearing loss or a ringing noise in your ears. Though there is no current treatment to cure neurofibromatosis, you and your doctor may be able to manage your symptoms.

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