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Stabbed with knife 4 hours ago in stomach. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   i accidental slabbed myself with a knife that was left on the couch , i layed down on it . it is near the stomach area . i am not bleeding and do not think it is deep . it does not hurt . the opening of the cut is about one inch. i cleaned it with alcohol and bandage. what should i do?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
please get yourself examined by a physician
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better will be to rush to an ER
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such that immediate attention can be given
User :   sir but i feel fine it happen like 4 hour ago
Doctor :  
you may require a emergency laparotomy to see that other structures are not damaged
Doctor :  
still to be on the safer side get an examination done.
Doctor :  
done for yourself
User :   thank you sir i will
Doctor :  
even if you are not bleeding on the
Doctor :  
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you may be bleeding internally
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and depending on the amount of the bleed
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your vitals might fall slowly.
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?

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