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Marks on the body of a child. Injury?

I woke my child up this morning and noticed he has 2 straight line marks 2 inches in length. I m a hard sleeper and sometimes his sister will stand outside of the baby gate and taunt him, they are famous for fighting. I don t know if she hit his head or if it came from a failed attempt to climb out of his room. They look dented and he isn t acting unusual. He is 1.5 and she is 3.
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum.
Thanks for choosing H.C.M.F.
The straight line marks on the body of your son , If they are red must got them in them in the night, probably by scratching by his own nails,if black or brown they can be previous days happenings, still no matter how did they occur.
Now what you have to do is consult a doctor and let him have a tetanus toxoid injection, to prevent tetanus infection. He should be given antibiotics to completely cure the scratchs. if you have a pet dog and is aquainted with the boy, he should be given anti rabies also.
Wishing for a qiick recovery.
Best regards.
Answered: Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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