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What's the bedt first aid for cuts and scrapes?

What's the bedt first aid for cuts and scrapes?

Wash, treat, cover: Wash cuts and scrapes with tap water and a liquid soap. Dry the area and apply an antibiotic ointment such as Bacitracin or bacitracin/polymyxin. Cover with a band-aid. Continue this regimen 1-3 times/day until the wound is healing well, usually 1-2 days more minor cuts and 3-5 days for more significant injuries. Note than rubbing alcohol & hydrogen peroxide often prevent adequate wound healing. ...Read more

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Is there first aid treatment and care of toe laceration?

Soap & water: Wash all cuts as soon as possible with soap and water, or at least flush with water if unable to wash, and remove any visible foreign bodies. Then cover with polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) (not neosporin!) & a bandage, bringing the wound as closely together as possible, and apply pressure if bleeding continues. If large/deep, over a joint, still bleeding, or difficulties beyond the wound, seek medical care. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC cure for stopped up or stuffy noses?

What is the best OTC cure for stopped up or stuffy noses?

Saline rinses: Amazingly just plain salt water can be very effective in relieving stuffy noses. Available otc as a spray or as a wash, which can be very helpful. You can rinse several times a day with minimal to no side effects. ...Read more

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What's the best first aid treatment for a sprained ankle?

What's the best first aid treatment for a sprained ankle?

RICE: The old stand-by rice, rest-ice-compression-elevation, still works pretty well. If there is significant pain with weight bearing or any tenderness when pressing on your bones, you should see a doc and get an xray to make sure it is not fractured. ...Read more

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First aid for bite on a tongue?

Tongue: Time and salt water. Good news is there is so much vascularization in the tongue that it heals relatively quickly. ...Read more

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Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea ,what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?

Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea ,what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?

CPAP: CPAP OVERVIEW CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a tool which can be used to assist the oxygenation of several respiratory pathologies. CPAP is not a r eplacement for any medicati on or procedure, but a t ool which can provide a high level of ventilatory support without the need for RSI or intubation. Patients whose condition is resistant to parenteral medications but whose respiratory effort does not yet require intubation should be considered prime candidates for CPAP. INDICATIONS ? Respiratory distress secondary to suspected congesti ve heart failure, acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema, pneumonia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (asthma, bronchitis, emphysema). CONTRAINDICATIONS ? Unconsciousness ? Suspected pneumothorax ? Inadequate respiratory drive ? Shock/Hypotension (BP <90) ? Chest wall trauma ? Persistent nausea/vomiting ? Has active upper GI bleeding or history of recent gastric surge ...Read more

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Prescribed Phenoxymethly penicillin for infected nose piercing and tonsillitis. 2 4 times a day for 10 days. Is this a good treatment?

Prescribed Phenoxymethly penicillin for infected nose piercing and tonsillitis. 2 4 times a day for 10 days. Is this a good treatment?

Continue: i am assuming you have no drug allergies. A penicillin prep is fair and a good start. If things don't start to get better in 48 hours seek follow up. Best of luck ...Read more

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What is the first aid treatment for a wrist injury?

What is the first aid treatment for a wrist injury?

Splint and ice: If you have injured your wrist you need to splint and ice the wrist then seek professional help from a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for frequent nose bleeding cause by homeopathic remedies? How to make it stop?

What's the treatment for frequent nose bleeding cause by homeopathic remedies? How to make it stop?

Frequent nose bleeds: Your blood may be too thin. Please see your doctor who can measure that. It MAY or may not be due to homeopathic remedies, likely not. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of nose bleeding?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of nose bleeding?

Pinch your nose: Most nose bleeds occur on thefront part of the septum , the wall between the two sides of your nose. Gently blow blood clot out of your nose. With your thumb on the side of your nose that is bleeding, pinch the front of your nose fairly hard for 10 to 15 minutes. Don't stick anything up you nose. Don't pinch the top of your nose. Lean forward, not backward. ...Read more

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What can use for bleeding nose?

What can use for bleeding nose?

Fingers first!: The best way to stop most nosebleeds is to sit up or stand, lean slightly forward, and then pinch the fleshy part of your nose with your fingers on both sides for ten minutes. If that does not work, u can also soak a cotton ball with afrin (oxymetazoline) and place it in your nostril. Be careful not to put in so far that you can get it out! if you have a history of hypertension, check your BP if your nose bleeds! ...Read more

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Is it effective to use honey for wound care after i&d for abcess?

Is it effective to use honey for wound care after i&d for abcess?

Medihoney: Do not just pour honey on a wound however the product called medihoney has proven very effective in wound care with good research to back this up. Medihoney is produced under sterile conditions with further refinement into the final product. ...Read more

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What is the secondary infection and treatment to expect after using 2% muprocin ointment in nose?

Nose infection: It's very rare but you should have a nasal culture and possibly a ct scan. Your immune system could be compromised or you can re-infect your nose by pulling or clipping nose hairs with contaminated instruments. See an ENT specialist for answers. ...Read more

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What is the medical intervention using a syringe for tinnitus?

What is the medical intervention using a syringe for tinnitus?

Tinnitus Treatment: For difficult to manage tinnitus, some doctors inject a local anesthetic via a syringe. While this may offer short term aid, it's long term benefit is not helpful. ...Read more

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First aid for burns and fractures, what to do?

That question can't: Possibly be covered in 400 characters or less. Please consult a boy scout first aid merit badge manual to learn this and much more great information. ...Read more

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Treatment for stomach flap bleeding and itching?

Treatment for stomach flap bleeding and itching?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need surgery to correct the problem. ...Read more

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I begin using azelestine for post-nasal drip, I have a severe chronic sinusitis. It did work well in the first 2 days then became less effective. Why?

I begin using azelestine for post-nasal drip, I have a severe chronic sinusitis. It did work well in the first 2 days then became less effective. Why?

It's an antihistamin: Azelastine is a nasal antihistamine spray. It works very fast and starts providing relief in just 30 minutes. However, antihistamines do not help with all nasal symptoms. They help with the histamine triggered symptoms but there are many other mediators at play. Nasal steroid sprays are much more effective but take several days to work. Nasal saline rinses are also very effective for sinusitis. ...Read more

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