Advice 1: How to disinfect the wound

Situations where people can get wound very much. It is therefore very important to know how to act in such cases, it is correct to decontaminate the wound, so that it does not got infected. Of course, if the wound is dangerous, threatening human life, should as soon as possible deliver the victim in medical institution. But in some cases it is possible to do home care.
How to disinfect the wound
You will need
  • - iodine, or brilliant green;
  • - sterile cloth;
  • hydrogen peroxide;
  • - bactericide plaster;
  • - alcohol or vodka;
  • - plantain.
In any case do not rinse the wound with water! Its edges lubricate any disinfectant agent: alcohol solution of iodine, brilliant green (Zelenka), chlorhexidine, etc. and then apply on the wound swab (sterile tissue), folded several times and saturated with hydrogen peroxide. Swab and secure with a strip of plaster or presentwise. In the second case, the bandage will play the role of a pressure bandage in case the bleeding of the capillary, and venous.
If the wound is very small and almost no bleeding after treatment of its edges to stick on top of it a narrow strip of bactericidal plaster. In cases where the house has no iodine, no patch nor hydrogen peroxide can disinfect the wound with alcohol or vodka.
Suppose you received a wound in the woods or in the garden, and you have nothing at hand of these funds. How to be in this case? Take some plantain leaves, chop them (with a knife or just tear finely and RUB between your hands) until mushy state. Then apply on the wound, tie it on top of a clean handkerchief or any clean piece of clothing.
Well can help in such cases, the mushroom puffball prickly. Cut it in half, attach the cut to the wound. It not only effectively stops the blood, but also has a disinfecting effect. If you find a spider web, tear it, crumple and attach to the wound. It's an old folk remedy for healing and disinfecting wounds. If there are spruce or pine, take some resin and apply on the wound.
Any wound, if it hit (or at least can get) dirt or dust that may lead to the development of dangerous diseases – tetanus. Therefore, after first aid should contact the medical facility and administered an anti-tetanus inoculation. Do not neglect it. Here it is better to err.

Advice 2: What to do if the wound is festering

Each received the wound might fester. To avoid this required proper care of her. To do this, use all possible antiseptics: alcohol, sterile cotton, ointment, hydrogen peroxide.
Purulent wound

Suppurationusually occurs due to contact with the wound infection – dirt, dust, microfibers. If it's with you all what happened, the body begins to fight with foreign bodies with protective cells called white blood cells. Dying in this foreign particles become pus. And if this process is run, it is possible serious consequences, until the appeal to the surgeon. After all, pus, can be a source of infection for tetanus, rabies and even gangrene. If you notice that increased dramatically the temperature around the wound and observed the inflammatory processes urgently need to call an ambulance.

Sometimes, to see a specialist is not possible (for example, when a person is somewhere in nature, away) or some people just hate the opportunity to go to the doctor. In such cases, you can use a medical kit, which must be a person with you.

You need to take four sterile swab and a new bandage. The bandage should be folded several times. Two swabs soaked in a 3% solution of hydrogen peroxide to gently remove pus from the wound. Then, and then another swab moistened in a weak solution of potassium permanganate, is treated this wound. At last, the fourth swab soaked in alcohol, apply the disinfectant ointment. Ointment apply it to the wound and bandage tightly, so he moved out. It is necessary to repeat daily until the wound begins to heal.

If all these measures led to a positive result – the wound continues to be inflamed and to suppurate, it is necessary mandatory referral to surgery. There will realize washed the wound, treated it with antiseptics and leave you in the hospital until improvement.

In the case where the wound still festers not only starts the process of suppuration is to open it impossible, especially at home. You need to put on the wound swab with the applied ointment with the contents of the Ichthyol. This ointment draws out the pus from the abscess. After the abscess breaks, it is necessary to carefully handle and clean until final healing.

You must remember that you need to use to disinfect and cover wounds only with sterile materials, any pieces of fabrics from clothing should be avoided. Use them only in emergencies and only with disinfecting alcohol.

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