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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi there, i have an immense pain in my right arm as i dropped my hoover on it this morning and it has been hurting ever since, i can wiggle my fingers but it really hirts, like my bone hhas been scratched, i dont know if it is tissue damage or what but i would like to find out if it is a fracture and what i can do about it
User :   hurts*
Doctor :   Is there a swelling
User :   yes
Doctor :   Put immediate Ice packs
Doctor :   for 10 minutes over the area
Doctor :   Do not move the area
Doctor :   Splint it with a cloth
User :   okay
User :   and after that what should i do?
Doctor :   you better seek the medical advise
Doctor :   you need an xray of the part
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