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Chin glues - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi i fell dwn 25 stair last night
User :   got my chin glues
Doctor :  
how can i help you
Doctor :  
User :   how long do i keep dressin on
Doctor :  
now any symptoms you have
User :   also a n e nevr checked me out n my jaw hurts when i yawn
User :   or open wide
Doctor :  
User :   im bruised in several places
User :   n may hand hurts
Doctor :  
was there any stiches done
User :   just more concerned about my jaw n chin please
User :   no it was glued
User :   n white strips put over
Doctor :   ok

User :   when can i take the strips off
Doctor :  
is ther any discharge or pain
User :   n shud i be concerned about my jaw
User :   yea it hurts
User :   no discharge
Doctor :  
see did you meet any specalist
User :   yes a nurse at a n e
Doctor :   was x ray taken
User :   no
User :   nothing
User :   they just glued my chin
User :   i kept telling them i bashed my head etc
Doctor :  
any difficulty in moving jaws
User :   no
User :   just opening it wide
User :   its painful
Doctor :   it requires 1 week to remove the strips
User :   and my jaw
User :   do u think that would be ok
Doctor :   was there any bleeding
Doctor :  
User :   yes lots
Doctor :  
brusies do hot water compressions
User :   ok
Doctor :  
if swelling is there do cold water compressions
User :   ok great
User :   n my jaw?
Doctor :  
and take some painkillers
Doctor :   jaw what prob you have

User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
are you back?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
please continue.
User :   nethin alarmin about my jaw
User :   ?
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Doctor :   sorry.. typing mistake.
Doctor :  
keyboard some problem happend.
User :   my page keeps refreshing so may b slow
User :   ok
Doctor :   if the trauma was of high intensity
User :   ?
Doctor :  
it could end up with hair line fracture
Doctor :  
do you have swelling in the jaws
User :   no
Doctor :  
so, its better to go for a xray
Doctor :  
so we can rule out the fracture
User :   phew so nothin to worry
Doctor :  
it can prevent lot of coplications
User :   meaning?
Doctor :  
i mean complications
Doctor :  
trouble in the movements of the jaw
User :   thanks
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