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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hey one of my freind tried commiting suicide by hanging but we rescued him immediately in 2 min what should we do now.now he is ok and sleeping.is any health problem will occur because og this act in future
User :   hey doctor u there
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   plz reply
User :   hey one of my freind tried commiting suicide by hanging but we rescued him immediately in 2 min what should we do now.now he is ok and sleeping.is any health problem will occur because og this act in future
Doctor :   Take him to hospital immediately.
User :   now he is fine and he is speaking
User :   and slweeping
User :   its 3 am in the night here
Doctor :   Can you see visible lesion on the neck
User :   no
User :   he was senseless for 1 min
User :   but then he come in sences
Doctor :   Then you have to take him now.
User :   what can happen plz tell
User :   we r afraid
User :   what is meaning of lesion
Doctor :   There may be brain damage due to loss of blood to the brain.
User :   when it can depict that there is brain damage immediately after hanging or after some time
User :   plz reply
User :   doctor u r from
User :   u there
Doctor :   yes.
Doctor :   i'm from
User :   if there is lesion then its good
Doctor :   no
User :   then
Doctor :   If there is a lesion it is bad.
User :   i m saying that there is no lesion
User :   then u r saying take him immediately
Doctor :   yes he needs to betaken to the hospital
Doctor :   if he is fine now also
User :   ya will take him in the morining
Doctor :   there he might develop oedema of the brain
Doctor :   which is very dangerous
User :   ok
Doctor :   hanging is emergency
User :   which doctor shoul i consult
Doctor :   if th ebrain develops oedema
Doctor :   than it might cause trouble
Doctor :   so take him immideately
Doctor :   so that preventive measures can be taken
User :   ok thank sdoctor
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
User :   which specialist should i go for
Doctor :   take the person to hospital quickly
Doctor :   do not panic
Doctor :   you need to take him to emergency room
User :   i m in geat panic
User :   dont know what to do
Doctor :   just take him to the causalty of any hospital
Doctor :   they will take care of him

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