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Immediate care for a wrist injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i hurt my wrist somehow a couple of days ago
User :   and it has slowly been getting worse
User :   i dont know what to do about it
Doctor :   is ther a swelling
User :   not major
Doctor :   is it painfull now
User :   yeah, but moderatly
Doctor :   okay did you apply anything
User :   i applied ice for 20 min every 3-4 hours, but it just made it stiff and hurt a bit more
Doctor :   20 min continously
Doctor :   or withgaps
User :   small gaps
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   because sshouldnot be applied continously
Doctor :   it is better to take pain killer for a day or two

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