Remember that the wounds from the bites of infected bacteria in the oral cavity of the dog. Therefore, in addition to the banal Streptococcus and Staphylococcus in the wound can get gram-negative rods, which in people with reduced immunity provoke severe infectious complications, particularly blood poisoning. Keep in mind that the redness around the bite, swelling and discharge from the wounds are symptoms of infection. The bite of a stray dog , a potentially dangerous rabies. Therefore, it is better to immediately consult a doctor who will assess the risk of infection, perform a lavage and the treatment of the wound, prescribe x-rays for suspected broken bones, that will minimize scarring and complications. Also, be prepared for the introduction of vaccines against rabies and tetanus vaccines, prescribe preventive antibiotic therapy (typically amoxicillin or metronidazole) and suturing. In the case of onset of fever, development of pronounced edema, dysfunction of the limbs the doctor will offer the admission to the hospital.
To provide medical assistance take the following actions:- if the bite is shallow and does not violate the integrity of the skin, the bite, wash thoroughly with boiled water with soap. Then coat the bite with antibacterial ointment, for example, a liniment of syntomycin, apply a dry sterile dressing;
- if the bite is deep and the skin cut up, punctured, or torn, then press the wound with a sterile bandage to prevent or reduce bleeding and infection of wounds.
In the treatment use as auxiliary agents and traditional recipes. Apply on the wound a paste made from turmeric and honey. Disinfectant effects of turmeric and the soothing effect of honey helps to heal wounds. Or make "protoedit" (for external use), chopped some onions, salt and three kernels of walnuts. Eat with an antimicrobial purpose, three or four cloves of garlic a day.
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