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2015-04-26 hit shin with hammer:

Hi,    Ouch!!  I can't imagine how that felt!!  Usually swelling doesn't affect reduction in pain.   Swelling is usually inflammation due to the body's response to an injury.  To reduce the pain, apply

2015-04-19 nail in a foot:

Hi Wonseh,    No, you cannot get cancer from a rusty nail in your foot.  Cancer is the reproduction of cells to quickly.   However, since it was rusty, contact your doctor to get a tetnus shot as there

2014-11-02 Head injury:

Hi Roxy,    Sorry about your accident.  It can be scary when your body reacts to an injury and you do not know what is normal and what is abnormal.  I always recommend head injuries be checked immediately

2014-06-09 Tongue swallow in unconscious patient+potential neck injry:

Hi Tom,    The protocols in this situation would be to follow the ABC's (Airway, Breathing, Circulation).  You would check if there is an obstruction first as this would affect the "airway" (which is first)

2013-01-22 Finger Cut:

Hi Kay,    What I was suggest you to do you have already taken the step ... seeing your doctor.  I am not a doctor so I cannot say what your specific problem would be.  It could be anything from bones

 

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