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Wound dressing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I had a bruise on my knee and i went to a clinic for dressing the wound
User :   the nurse did the dressing
User :   however, i have a small doubt...whether the scissors she used for the dressing was clean
Doctor :   ok
User :   i asked her and she replied that she washed them regularly with an antiseptic
Doctor :   ok
User :   is that enough....i hope there is no chance of an infection
Doctor :   is there any discharge from the wound
Doctor :   any bleeding
Doctor :   is healing good
User : is healing properly
Doctor :   any stiches was applied to close the wound
User : stitches
User :   just cleaning the wound
User :   it wasn't deep
Doctor :   a local dressing with an antiseptic is
Doctor :   enough
Doctor :   did u recieve tt
User :   yes
Doctor :   the wound will heal on its own nothing to worry

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