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Tetanus injection for swollen cut in finger - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   how are u
User :   i have a few questions
User :   its about a fried of mine
User :   friend
User :   you there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   You can ask
Doctor :   yes XXXXX
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   i have a cut on my finger
Doctor :   ok
User :   it seems to be swelling, and not showing signs of dryinig
User :   i do not like to put a band aid on it
User :   so is it safe to keep it opened
Doctor :   When did it happen
Doctor :   What made the cut
User :   It happened last friday
User :   the fan in my room is pretty low, when i stretched my arm, the fan blade cut the finger
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you see any discharge
Doctor :   or pus from it
User :   no discharge or pus
Doctor :   Ok any fever
User :   no fever
Doctor :   have you got the tetanus vaccination
User :   no i have not
Doctor :   Did you get a booster in the last 6 months
User :   no
Doctor :   Get it done immediately
User :   ok, can you recommend any good doctor in the XXXXXX area, as i am new in this city
Doctor :   for this condition any doctor will do good
Doctor :   near your area
Doctor :   He will prescribe a suitable topical application too
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can go to any casualty department round the clock
Doctor :   at any hospital
User :   Thank you.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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