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Hand injuries in toddlers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Parenting
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   good morning
User :   i wanna ask something regarding my son who is about 1yr 3 months old
Doctor :   please go ahead with your medical query
Doctor :   ok
User :   few days back he fell from the sofa and since then whenever we try to hold his left hand.. he starts crying
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   ok
User :   we suspect he might have hurt his born when he fell
Doctor :   is there any swelling in the arm?
User :   not that we notice.
Doctor :   did u see while he was falling and where did he hit when u feel?
User :   i think he fell on his left arm
Doctor :   did u consult for this problem?
Doctor :   ok
User :   not yet.. but i guess we will need to take him to some child specialist
Doctor :   does he have fever as well or any colour change at the site of injury?
Doctor :   he might need a xray as well
User :   no fever
Doctor :   ok
User :   anything else we will need to do for him
Doctor :   since the kid is 1 year and 3 month old
Doctor :   u need to consult a pediatrician and orthopedician
Doctor :   make sure he doesnt move that limb injured
Doctor :   often
User :   ok will do so
User :   will take him to a pediatrician tonite
Doctor :   anything else would like to know about
Doctor :   yes earlier it is better
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   have a nice day
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