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Finger injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   Hello, I need some advice
User :   my sister has severed the very tip of her finger off...
Doctor :  
okay proceed
User :   what should I do.
User :   it is quite small
User :   but more then a bandaid
User :   we have the piece.
Doctor :   you mean the nail and the finger is cut
Doctor :  
how many mm or cm
User :   finger
User :   nail is fine
Doctor :  
ok then
Doctor :  
if it is only the skin and has come out completely
User :   yes
Doctor :  
an INJ .TT will be required
User :   what is that.
User :   Pardon my ignorance
Doctor :  
that is the septic injection
Doctor :  
her age
User :   so... Should I take her to a doctor, or would she be fine with out it?
User :   um about 5
Doctor :  
if she is 5years and as taken all are immunisation
Doctor :  
then not required
Doctor :  
as it will be covered under it
Doctor :  
you can give her the Ibugesic syrup for pain

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