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Pregnant. Cut finger with knife. Should take TT? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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User:hi doctor
Doctor:Good afternoon
User:good after noon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:my wife is carrying 6 month
Doctor:Congratulations on that
User:today while cooking she is cut her finger with iron meterial
Doctor:oh, sorry to hear that
User:littile blood bleading
Doctor:she must have taken a dose of TT injection already. Isn't it?
User:did she used to clean finger using Detol
User:no we need to conform you that do we need to take TT or not?
User:because she is carrying ringt?
Doctor:Is this her first pregnancy?
Doctor:Pregnant women are routinely given 2 doses of TT
Doctor:First dose as soon as the pregnancy is confirmed
User:ok that one she took last month
Doctor:That is more than enough
User:so no need to take any other right?
Doctor:There is no need to take additional doses
User:ok that is fine right ?
Doctor:Yes, There is no need to worry
User:thank you
Doctor:Was it the first dose of TT that she took last month?
User:i am not shoure about the dose
Doctor:If it is the first dose, a second dose has to be taken a month later
Doctor:If it is second dose, then it is no more required
Doctor:I hope I am clear
Doctor:Are you following me
User:yes this month last she is taking next dose
User:thank you
Doctor:Then she has completed 2 doses of TT, there is no need for the extra one
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care and regards
Doctor:Bye for now
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