How to Treat Bug Bites

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Bugs come in various shapes and sizes, and while most feed on animals, a large number will be just as happy to bite humans when they are around. Symptoms of bug bites It has been noticed that some people do not experience reaction from bug bites, but there is a large population that experiences uncomfortable symptoms. Bug bites don’t always …

How to Treat a Sprained Ankle

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A sprained ankle is a rather common injury, but, in most cases, it is hard to tell for sure if the ankle is actually broken or if the person has only sustained a rather nasty case of sprain without proper medical examination. Since the symptoms of a sprained ankle are pretty much the same as that of a sprain, which …

How to Treat a Blister

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Many of us, especially those with an affinity towards the outdoors or athletics, have faced the dilemma of whether or not to pop a particularly vicious blister that makes walking difficult. But before you succumb to the temptation, know that an improperly popped blister can easily get infected and be a lot more trouble than it’s worth. A blister is …

How to Treat a Burn

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Burns are a prevalent but very agonizing injury. Although minor burns will recover with little medical assistance, serious burns need additional care to avoid contamination and decrease the degree of skin damage. Before you decide to cure your burn, you should know very well what kind-or degree-of burn you’ve dealt with. Sprint Cool Water over Your Burn As early as …

How to Make Cuts Heal Faster

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Everyone experiences a cut once in a while. Most minor cuts won’t need you to visit a doctor, but you must still do everything you can to make sure cuts recover as fast and effectively as possible in order to avoid bacterial infections. On the plus side, there are many things you can do to help your cuts recover easily …

How to Make a Bruise Go Away Faster

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Although there is no quick-fix to get rid of a bruise at the moment, there are many steps you can take to increase the pace of the healing process. If handled properly, a bad bruise can move away within a few days by carefully using the approaches discussed below. Continue reading to learn how you can use natural home remedies …

How to Clean a Wound

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If your wound isn’t rinsed well, it may end up becoming infected and need professional treatment. Finding out how to clean an injury and see when you should seek your doctor’s help can be worthwhile. The good thing is, this isn’t too difficult if you follow these instructions. Here are four simple steps to properly cleaning and caring for your …

How to Use Mylar Blankets

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Ask any survival specialist, outdoor enthusiast, or trained first aider, and they’ll tell you that one of the most important things to have in an emergency situation is a mylar bag. Otherwise called mylar blankets or emergency thermal blankets, you might think their only use is keeping you warm, but they can actually be used in a multitude of different …

Guide to Bandage Types

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If you’re interested in applying bandages properly, you’ll really benefit from our quick guide. We’re here to explain how specific types of bandages should be applied to scrapes, wounds and other types of injuries. Once you’ve mastered the process, you’ll know that you’re doing things right and that you’re taking steps to protect your wounds and to promote faster healing. …

How to Use a CPR Mask

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While CPR can be performed without any equipment, using a CPR mask can offer several benefits in increasing the ease of administering CPR and preventing cross-infection between both the CPR giver and the receiver. As with any life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately if you are able to before continuing with the CPR administration. Using the Quicksaver CPR Mask Place patient …