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Toe swelling in an infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   i have a six month old she was playing around
Doctor :  
User :   and accidently got a strip of hai around her toe and now her toe is swollen
User :   sorry hair
Doctor :  
User :   its swollen because it was tied on her toe
Doctor :  
When did this happen?
User :   yesterday
Doctor :  
Is she active now?
User :   yes very but she has a big toe
User :   it looks scary
Doctor :   There might have been a minor injury to the bllod vessels during that event.
User :   can i do anything to make it better
Doctor :  
You need not worry
Doctor :  
It will slowly regress.
User :   should i take her to doctor
Doctor :   You can.
User :   so its not dangerous then
Doctor :  
It is not dangerous.
User :   does it need medical attention or will she be fine
Doctor :  
It will take a few days to improve though.
User :   is there anything i need to do
Doctor :  
She will be fine.

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