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Treatment for bed sores - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   umm i need your help
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   my great grandma is 89 yrs old now...
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has been suffering from bed sores
Doctor :   since how long
User :   its getting worse and she's becoming ill
User :   for about 3 months now
Doctor :   since how weeks or months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any reason why she is bed ridden
User :   we took her to hosp. last week..
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the doctors here said that she only needs drip and thats all she'll be fine again
Doctor :   ok
User :   but now she doesn't feel like eating..
Doctor :   did they prescribe any antibiotic creams or medicine for her
Doctor :   ok
User :   the on;y food she can eat is wheat bix with milk..
Doctor :   ok
User :   oohh..yeah they gave us the penicillin
Doctor :   ok
User :   to apply it to the sores
Doctor :   is she responding well the treatment
Doctor :   ok
User :   its getting better little by little...
User :   but when one side is good the other is affected...
Doctor :   how long was he given this
Doctor :   how many days back i mean
User :   just last week....
Doctor :   ok
User :   last monday
Doctor :   ok
User :   yah exactly..

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