What is the hydrogen peroxide
Drug from the group of antiseptics, peroxide (or peroxide) of hydrogen has disinfecting and deodorizing effect. In medicine hydrogen peroxide is used in the form of a 3% solution. They do wash and rinse with angina, stomatitis, gynecological diseases. As a disinfectant, hydrogen peroxide is used to wash fresh wounds.
The liquid is poured around and inside the wound, after which reaction occurs, with a characteristic hiss and release a grayish foam.
To use peroxide for the treatment of wounds in children. However, it causes the child is not very pleasant, painful tingling. There is a good antiseptic that will not sting, is chlorhexidine digluconate. It is used for the treatment of very young children. Older guys are comfortable as hydrogen peroxide or green paint, so to treat sores you can and those and others.
How to treat the wound child
The first thing to do is to clean the wound. And it is not recommended to do it with plain water, so can be an infection, but as of this time and should be avoided. If the wound has dirt, try to remove them with boiled water with soap. It is important not to touch the sores. Directly the wound is treated with antiseptic is chlorhexidine or hydrogen peroxide. Can also be used for washing wounds, a weak solution of potassium permanganate or furatsilina. After washing with hydrogen peroxide to gently remove the resulting greyish foam, and then treat the wound with antiseptic. For a child it was the most embarrassing moment because antiseptics can much "sciatica, so make sure that the baby will not break and try to calm him down.
As an antiseptic, you can use the alcohol or alcohol solution of brilliant green and fukortsin. Iodine to treat the wound is not recommended, it can burn the damaged tissue, so it is applied only on the edges of the wound, making sure that he didn't get in.
A good disinfecting effect is given drugs such as "Eplun, tea tree oil, and balsam "Rescuer". In field conditions it may happen that a child is injured, and no antiseptics at hand. In this case, you can make a strong solution of salt (a tablespoon per Cup of water) to moisten it a clean cloth and apply to the wound.