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Treatment for infant wounds

Seeing blood on an infant can cause any parent to panic. On the other hand, most wounds are usually minor and can be easily treated at home with appropriate first aid care. Scrapes and cuts cannot be avoided since they are part of growing up and once the infant becomes mobile, he/she is more likely […]

How to treat scabies

Scabies is basically a skin condition that is caused by a mite. The mites responsible for causing scabies are miniature in size and typically bury beneath the skin and cause severe itchiness in which urges the individual to scratch the affected area, thus breaking the skin and increasing the risk for infection. These mites could […]

How to care for superficial gunshot wounds

A superficial gunshot wound can cause a lot of pain but are not generally life-threatening as long as it is quickly and properly treated. The treatment for gunshot wounds that are superficial in nature can be performed by taking into consideration certain steps. Always make sure that wounds must be treated right away at the […]

Treatment for an electrical burn

It is a known fact that electricity has always been part of our lives. It provides power to almost all the appliances that we use on a daily basis. Even though it is a very useful force, it can also be dangerous. Always bear in mind that electricity can also go through the body and […]

Treating acid burns

One of the accidents that commonly occur at home usually involves acid spills. There are different forms of acids that are present in household cleaners such as battery acid and bleach. Most cases of acid burns are minor but there are also rare cases in which death occurred due to acid burns. Burns typically occur […]

Signs and symptoms of tetanus

Tetanus is a condition that affects the nervous system and has the potential to be lethal, but it can be prevented through immunization. The most common is generalized tetanus but it can be localized, affecting only a part of the body where the infected entered. In most cases, the infection can spread all over the […]

How to apply a tulle gras finger dressing

Wounds come in various sizes and shapes, thus each entails specific treatment and bandaging to guarantee proper healing and avoid infection. The tulle gras finger dressing initially started in France which is a type of bandaging in which a soft paraffin fabric is used together with olive oil and Peruvian balsam to prevent the fabric […]