Basic first aid By Dalton Mcneal

Wash your hands. This helps avoid infection. ...Stop the bleeding. Minor cuts and scrapes usually stop bleeding on their own. ...Clean the wound. ..Apply an antibiotic. ...Cover the wound. Change the dressing. Get stitches for deep wounds. ..Watch for signs of infection
Reduce Bruising and Swelling. Ice the area on and off for the first 24-48 hours. Apply ice for about 15 minutes at a time, and always put something like a towel or wash cloth between the ice and your skin. Rest the affected area. If possible, elevate the affected area. Treat Symptoms.
You should always cool it fast. Damp the skin
Wash your blister carefully in gentle soap and water and dry them thoroughly. Then put a small amount of antibiotic ointment on a dressing and cover the wound. Next, although a blister may seem like a small concern, place a call to someone on your medical team. You'll probably get a foot exam and possibly an antibiotic to prevent infection.
soaking the wound in cool water for five minutes or longer. taking acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain relief. applying lidocaine (an anesthetic) with aloe vera gel or cream to soothe the skin. using an antibiotic ointment and loose gauze to protect the affected area.


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