What to do when puncture foot on a rusty nail
Immediately after being injured on a rusty nail, you should disinfect the wound and to assess how deeply struck the subject in the leg. The nail is carefully removed and doing so from the wound emerged as many "dirty" blood, otherwise the infection will penetrate inside. After that, wash with a solution furatsilina (to do this, take a pill "Furatsilinom", grind it into powder and add in glass of hot water). The prepared solution is filtered through a folded in 2-3 layers of cheesecloth or cotton cloth and washed them the wound. For washing you can also use a hydrogen peroxide solution (diluted with water in ratio 1:10) and washed this antimicrobial "cocktail" the wound. The uniqueness of the solution of hydrogen peroxide in that it stops bleeding and at the same time removes dirt.
The wound can be washed with soap.
The area around the puncture treated with "Iodine" or "Brilliant green". "Iodine" is a strong antimicrobial agent, its application may be complicated by burn tissue, so before using this disinfectant, it is recommended to plant or cooled boiled distilled water (ratio 1:1). "Brilliant green" is also a strong antiseptic, but it works and it's softer than "Iodine".
Then applied to the wound, pierced by a rusty nail, antibiotic cream or ointment, for example, "Polysporin" or "Neosporin". These tools speed up the healing and prevent the development of infection. This result gives such a compress: take a cheesecloth, arrange it in multiple layers and impregnated with 50% vodka or alcohol. Bandaging the leg at least three times a day. At night it is recommended to do saline compresses (in a glass of cooled boiled water, take 1 tbsp of salt, impregnated with a solution of fabric cloth and apply a bandage to the wound). In the coming days you can not step on the injured leg and the more to wear shoes with heels.
Well pull all the "dirt" from the wound plantain and aloe.
The next few days should carefully monitor the condition of my leg, which was pierced with a rusty nail. If the puncture wound is not healing for a long time, blushed and there was a swelling of the skin around it, should immediately consult a doctor.
The danger of tetanus
If the victim is not vaccinated against tetanus or the last vaccination was done more than 5 years ago, the victim should be administered tetanus toxoid. If this is not done, tetanus toxin will impress the organs and systems of the body: 5-8 days toxins together with blood flow fall into the Central nervous system and affect the nerve synapses. As a result, the affected there is a change of the structure of muscle and bone, appear convulsions, disrupted the cardiovascular system, it may even be a spasm of the Airways. If time does not begin treatment, it may be fatal.