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Continuous bleeding from the wound on the fore head - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   tell me your concern
User :   my 9 month old daughter fell and she has a small cut on her forehead.ive been doing first aid at home.she fell around 12:30 and it is now 6:26 and its still bleeding a little
User :   is that normal or should i take her to the emergency room?
Doctor :   how big is the wound
User :   about half an inch
Doctor :  
its long time, still bleeding?? is that has reduced
Doctor :   ok, if the wound is deep cut, she may require stich
User :   it has reduced but ive had to change 3 bandages already
Doctor :  
any time before have you noticed prolonged bleeding
User :   no
Doctor :  
then you can observe her
Doctor :   start a antiboitic
Doctor :  
it may go for infection
Doctor :  
if you feel its not reduced,or any other symtoms,you can go to emergency room..

Doctor :   pressure bandage is important
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