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Nonsurgical method to make neck flexible - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   yeah,
User :   my sister met an fire accident
Doctor :   ok
User :   she was hospitalized for a month n now at home, but her wound is healing slowly
Doctor :   ok
User :   but her neck got stifness, not able to flex as normal, am worried about her neck
User :   is there any nonsurgical method to make her neck flex normally
Doctor :   where is the wound
Doctor :   and how extensive is the burn?
User :   wound is on the left side of the below neck n little on chest part, n on inner side of left shoulder
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any nonsurgical method to make her neck flex normally
Doctor :   first to decide the mode of treatment the scar needs
User :   okay..
Doctor :   physical examination is needed to know the extent of scar
Doctor :   and also depending on the extent of burns
Doctor :   there are treatment options available
Doctor :   first to make asses the wound should heal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Wound dressings vary with the state of the wound, and the goal is to achieve a clean, healing wound with granulation tissue.
User :   does the scar marks disappear with any nonsurgical mode... up to the doctor who treat her, it was 18% burnt
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   face and chest isit
User :   not face...
Doctor :   ok
User :   chest n inner part of shoulder
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   depends on the extent of burns
Doctor :   i mean degree of burns
User :   also it happen in January, n she has not attained her menstrual cycle yet
Doctor :   if it is superficial
Doctor :   medical line is treatment works well
Doctor :   with good aseptic precautions
Doctor :   it may be becoz of stress
Doctor :   her periods are delayed
User :   okay
Doctor :   since she had burns
User :   okay
Doctor :   stress delays periods
Doctor :   so that might be the reason
Doctor :   ok
User :   okay
User :   yup, superficail.. du you think any wrinkles remains after treatment n skin will be clear as earlier it was
Doctor :   is she married?
User :   no, she is 17 years old, so am more concered about it
Doctor :   difficult to say without examination
User :   okay.. where can i bring her to check up?
Doctor :   u can see a good dermatalogist
Doctor :   or plastic surgeon for the treatment
Doctor :   sure
User :   plastic surgery is necessary, no other nonsurgical procedures?
Doctor :   it depends on the patient require ment
Doctor :   i mean general condition and extent of burns
Doctor :   ok
User :   okay... how about stiff neck?
Doctor :   r u able to understand
User :   okay
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts
User :   yup.. thanku doctor
Doctor :   ur welcome
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User :   okay sir
User :   Thankyou
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   Thanks
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