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How can I take better care of my injuries?

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Last Updated: 10/10/2016 at 6:29pm
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May 11th, 2015 7:50pm
Emotionally, you can surround yourself with great friends and family. They can be your support network. Physically, focus on healing. Try meditating. Not only will it take your mind off your physical pain, it can also help you with your emotional pain.
June 8th, 2015 10:06am
How I can take better care of my injuries, is to be completly aware of how bad the injury is, regardless of the emotional state that I am in. As I know from past experience, leaving an injury never ends well, as it can get worse. But by taking immediate action, the injury will get better faster.
September 25th, 2015 10:43pm
Learn basic first aid to treat your injuries and keep a supply of clean dressings etc if you can. When they have started to heal encourage that healing and forgive yourself by applying creams and massaging any scars, you deserve to heal just as you deserve to feel better.
April 11th, 2016 2:25am
You can go to the doctor or hospital depending on how severe they are, or you can use antibacterial cream and bandages or ice packs depending on what it is
April 11th, 2016 11:26pm
Any small/travel size first aid kit is easily accessible for a starter for wound care. These are some reliable links regarding taking care of ones injuries. Self harm wounds: Burn Care:
October 10th, 2016 6:29pm
Any injury should be cleaned with warm water with a clean cloth/ flannel. After, an antiseptic should be applied, followed by a plaster. The plasters should be changed every day, and changes should include washing and then putting on the antiseptic again. Bigger injuries may need medical attention.