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Met with an accident. No swelling appeared but getting severe pain. Any relief? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:hi good morning
Doctor:how can i help u today ?
User:can i sppek to any ortho
Doctor:yes, i can help u with ortho queries, please proceed
User:thank u
User:morning 11am i met with small accedent
User:no sweeling but pains more
User:as of now
Doctor:do u have any issues walking, any external injuries , ?
Doctor:any bleeding or cuts on the skin ?
User:i am comfort with walking
User:yes some small cuts on my skin but bo bleading
User:but some blood came not more
User:blood is not falling only blood is in injurie place only
Doctor:first and foremost clean up the abrasions and cuts, on the skin with Dettol or savlon solution
Doctor:and take Crocin tabs 2-3 times a day to relieve the pain
User:no need to contact any doctor?
Doctor:also apply some ICE to the area , to help with quick recovery
Doctor:unless and until , you have severe pain and swelling in the leg , and the pain is intolerable, and you are not able to do your regular work , you can see a doctor
Doctor:but, since you do not have such issues, just take a bit of rest and first aid will be enough
User:i called one doctor he suggest me afenac-p,homdone tabs..
Doctor:it is the same as Crocin tablets , and are pain relievers
User:thats is fine as of now
User:if sweeling is not coming with in 1.30 mins that means no frectured inside right?
Doctor:yes, in case of a fracture, you will not be able to walk,, and there will be a change in your leg line, and there will be a large swelling , and the pain will be very high
Doctor:any weight bearing, will result in pain
User:ok no need of antibiatic tabs right?
Doctor:no, the savlon lotion, will clear the infection
Doctor:apply and clean the wound with savlon every 6 hrs
Doctor:you can also apply Neosporin ointment, to it,
User:ok thank you
Doctor:U r very welcome
User:nothing to worry ringt?
Doctor:how severe is your pain , on a scale of 1 to 10 ?
User:3 to 4
Doctor:Are u able to walk, dnd do ur regular work ?
User:yes normal
Doctor:In that case, there is no need to worry
User:any other suggitions?
User:i can come to office or need to take rest
Doctor:as mentioned earlier take the tablets for 2-3 days and your symptoms should subside
Doctor:doing this, you should be fine
Doctor:if you have too much of pain, then 1-2 days of rest would be fine
Doctor:if you can do your work, with or without pain killers, then you can take it easy
Doctor:it all depends , on your ability
Doctor:but usually for minor wounds , with little or no physical disability, leave is not necessary
Doctor:if u feel, its difficult, and have pain else where in the body, you can take the pain killers and take a day off work to get proper rest and recovery
User:ok fine thank you
Doctor:You are very welcome
Doctor:take care and have a quick recovery
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