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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi today i took a hard fall on my bike and lost a layer of skin on my palm that was bleeding earlier....
User :   theres still a little dirt in it but ive been putting antibiotics in it all day...
Doctor :   ok
User :   i also covered it with a gause and it stuck to the spot
Doctor :   did u clean the wound
User :   yes
Doctor :   and did u take tetanus vaccine
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   15 student single yes
Doctor :   when did u have fall
User :   no. why do i need that?
Doctor :   how many days back
Doctor :   yes
User :   today about 2:00pm
User :   central
Doctor :   within 72 hours
User :   yes
Doctor :   get a tetanus vaccine
User :   can u tell me something about it and why i need it?
Doctor :   continue and complete the course of antibiotics
Doctor :   when some one has open wound
Doctor :   there is chance of contamination
Doctor :   with tetanus
Doctor :   so it is prevent measure
User :   okay ill get it done as soon as i can which may not be that soon but should i try to remove the gause before i go
Doctor :   preventive measure
Doctor :   get a fresh dressing done when u see doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   okay thanks
Doctor :  
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