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Swelling after getting injected for Dengue treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   yes
User :   i recently had dengue and i got an injection, the site of which is still hurting me a lot. what should i do?
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   For Administrative purposes, please provide your Age, Gender, Occupation, marital status, height, weight
User :   21
User :   female
User :   student
User :   single
Doctor :   when did u have injection
Doctor :   how long was it
User :   5 ft
User :   100 lbs
User :   it was 3 weeks ago
User :   the doctor told me to rub ice on the spot but that just made it worse
Doctor :   is this pain persisting
Doctor :   is there any colour change in the skin around the injection site
Doctor :   ok
User :   in the mornin and night, it pains a lot but during the day, only if i press the area, then it hurts
User :   no change in skin appearance
Doctor :   is there any pus from that site
User :   no
Doctor :   is there any scar formation
User :   no
Doctor :   do u have swelling at the site of injection
User :   the swelling went down
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   usually the pain will susbside
Doctor :   if the pain perists
Doctor :   like in ur case
Doctor :   u can consult the ohysician
Doctor :   physician sorry
Doctor :   since u had dengue, it would better if u can consult him
Doctor :   again
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