How to Heal a Wound
You by chance stumble and knock your leg with a pointed rock. Your leg may now be bleeding, and you find yourself in a big trouble. Before you turn faint or manage to call 911, pause! You don’t have to consult a practitioner to pamper you for this routine trouble. Injuries are occasionally encountered by people, and through a set of trivial techniques they are going to recover.
Curing the Wound
Dispensing first aid over a wound is pretty pertinent during the healing process. Below is the proper method to do it.
- Clean cloth
- Clean water
- Sterile tweezers (optional)
- Antibacterial cream or ointment
- Block the bleeding by exerting little compress on the wound, employing a clean cloth. Don’t used naked hands over it, to prevent infection. Maintain it till the bleeding is effectively stopped.
- If the wound is big sized, and manual compress doesn’t seem effective, exert pressure against a main pressure spot rather, for instance, over the leg crease or armpit. This inhibits the blood gushing out. Medical assistance in this condition is essential.
- In case the wound is not that severe, and the bleeding effectively ceases, cleaning will be advisable. Operate clean and moderately cold regular water over the injury, or drop it out of your water bottle.
- If there are junk materials such as dirt or mud accumulated over the wound, wipe out them with sterile tweezers.
- With soap and clean water lightly wash the zone encircling the wound.
- Apply some antibacterial cream or solution over the injury. It shields against worsening, helping your wound to quickly heal.
- Dress the wound with a bandage, maintaining its hygiene, and to keep its ends intact. Replace the dressing as frequently as required, almost daily, till complete recovery.
Curing Wounds with Sugar
A number of small wounds recover rapidly naturally, nevertheless if you desire to speed up the healing process; there are some useful techniques you can consider. One of the useful tactics involves the use of sugar for curing wounds. Though the idea looks strange, yet it has been found helpful for quick skin recovery and to exterminate detrimental microorganisms. Let’s see how it works:
- Petroleum jelly
- Clean the wounded part with soap and water. The spot must be washed first before applying this technique.
- With your fingers, dab on some petroleum jelly all over the wound. Start and stop at the same point. Now, cover the wound with a film of petroleum jelly.
- Spread the sugar over the injured spot. Saturate it with sugar, bit by bit until the wound is totally encased.
- Place some gauze bandage to cover the wound. Incise a small piece to tailor adjust the wound. To stick it to your skin, drop small dabs of jelly to the gauze.
- Wrap the bandaged wound. Do a fresh bandage daily.
You must have encountered an injury in your lifetime. The above mentioned techniques apply for wounds of minor nature. It’ll be distressing and irritating just for a little while, but if you are able to carry out the procure accordingly, your will recover quickly, and soon be back to work.
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