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What can I do to take care of my wounds properly?

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Last Updated: 05/22/2017 at 11:48pm
What can I do to take care of my wounds properly?
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June 7th, 2016 3:48am
Make sure to disinfect them using an alcohol disinfectant/warm sea salt water and then bandage them. If they happen to be deep but small, try a butterfly bandage. Make sure to change your wound dressings, especially before and after a shower. Also, if/when they get itchy, do not scratch. Patting them lightly or even running cool water on them will reduce the itchiness
May 22nd, 2017 11:48pm
If you cut, make sure you clean your blades with hot water before and after you cut to sterilize them. Also make sure you use alcohol wipes to clean out your wounds afterwards. Seek medical attention if you think you have any infections. Stay safe.
January 9th, 2015 10:10pm
Clean them everyday and watch for infection. Also make sure you do not pick at them and let them heal. You can also use healing cream to make sure that the do not get infected and have them heal quicker.
January 9th, 2017 8:37pm
It depends on what wounds you have. If you are talking about self-harm cuts, you may want to clean and bandage them, changing the bandages every so often. If the cuts are deep, you may want to visit a hospital, as you may need stitches. To better care for them, I suggest that you ask someone more qualified. Remember to stay safe and that you are loved.
June 13th, 2016 10:01am
To properly take care of any wounds, you should stop all bleeding. Then clean them by rinsing them off, drying carefully, and using rubbing alcohol to get rid infection. You should carefully wrap the wounds. You should almost always go to the doctor if it is a deep wound, just to be sure, and if the wounds are from self harm, you should speak to a therapist or your doctor.
June 12th, 2016 7:04pm
my doctor recommended to put like aquaphor healing cream on mine, and as long as the cuts aren't very deep, it helps them to heal and makes them less red and noticable
September 11th, 2015 5:12am
You can bandage them if their sorta bad but if their serous wounds go get help. keep them from getting infected my cleaning them out with soup and water.
February 17th, 2015 1:46pm
Clean it, use healing cream/antiseptic cream on it, and cover it with a bandage that you change every day.
February 22nd, 2016 4:49pm
Disinfecting your wounds is the most important step to take. Then, depending on how deep/bad it is, you might want to bandage it, to prevent dirt getting into the wound. If you do bandage it, make sure you change the bandage regularly, especially after you've showered or taken a bath. Let the wound heal and even though tempting, try not to scratch the scabs away.
July 25th, 2016 1:32am
Depending of the wound, it would be a good idea to clean it and put a bandage on it. But the best way to take care of your wound is to see a professional.
April 11th, 2015 6:39am
First clean them. I personally use an alcoholic liquid. It may burn but it cleans it very good. Also use butterfly strips if you have theM.
May 26th, 2015 10:08pm
I don't know what wounds your referring to sadly so I can't really give you advice on it. Sorry but maybe it's something to talk to you're doctor about. Take care :)
November 17th, 2015 3:47pm
Go to the store and get some neosporin then put a bandage. Take it off during a shower and in between a shower and bed let it dry out. Before you fully lay down put more medicane on it and another bandage. Check it the next morning. Let it dry out a little more every day
June 27th, 2016 6:41pm
You can rinse it with water and soap, then use some kind of anti-infection cream, then bandage it tightly.
April 5th, 2016 3:38pm
We know from very early from the primmitive era when medicines not discovered that nature helps in healing... Well time is a gift from nature ... And TIME HEALS EVERY WOUND ... Now suffers have to think about how they get the time for healing .. :)