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First aid to be given after suicide attempt by slashing wrists - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doc
User :   I have a very serious issue to address now
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   One of ma frenz attempted to slit her hand yest
User :   using Blade
User :   tat too several thin cuts
User :   on her hand....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how old is ur friend
User :   26
Doctor :   ok
User :   ther r a lotta slit marks on her hand
User :   n now its swollen
User :   I need to take her to a doc
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   first get a antispetic injection
Doctor :   for her
User :   but i dunno whether someone will attend such cases
Doctor :   she might need antibiotics
Doctor :   as well
Doctor :   they
Doctor :   they surely attend
Doctor :   please dont delay taking to doctor
Doctor :   yes any major corporate hospitals u can take
Doctor :   yes u can take her there
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   wud ther be any formalilties
Doctor :   depends on the hospital where u take
Doctor :   u mean any legal issuses
Doctor :   isit
User :   yes
User :   coz am the only one to take care of her here
User :   n she'z goin thru clinical depression
Doctor :   tell me what happened
User :   I dont want her to go thru any troubles now
Doctor :   there wont be any problems
Doctor :   dont delay becoz of this
Doctor :   take her to hospital
Doctor :   if the wound develops infection
Doctor :   it will be serious
User :   I understand
User :   Alrite... I'll try taking her to the same hospital
User :   n probably get her into the emergency unit
User :   as am scared whether its a lil late
User :   coz the whole thing happened on yest midnight
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   u can take her
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   get the wound dressed please
Doctor :   anything else u would like us to help you
User :   nopes... tats all for now
User :   thank u
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   take care of friend
Doctor :   be with her,dont leave alone
User :   sure thing
Doctor :   she might need u now at this time
Doctor :   keep us informed of the progress
Doctor :   u can call on this helpline number if u need any assistance
User :   alrite... thanks a ton for the assistance
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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