- - a magnifying glass or a magnifying glass;
- - iodine;
- - sharp needle;
- - tweezers;
- - alcohol;
- - potassium permanganate.
First aid is self-extracting splinters needle or tweezers.If a thorn small and colorless, you will need a magnifying glass to see the splinter.
The next step is to extract a splinter splinter lubrication place entering into the fabric with a solution of manganese.It helps to see the point of entry, as it is painted in a darker color than the surrounding tissue.
If a splinter - metal wire, use the "method of extrusion."It lies in the fact that you have to gather at the site of skin contact with splinters in the fold, and try to find the tip to squeeze out the thorn pressed.
After removing a splinter, you must squeeze the surrounding tissue, so that left a drop of blood, so will wash the wound from possible infection.
then wash the place getting splinters hydrogen peroxide or alcohol.If the wound is large, it should impose a piece of cotton wool and bandage.
If you still see redness, pain, that is, develop an infection, you need to make a hot bath with potassium permanganate or salt (teaspoon per 100 grams of water).Subsequently make bandage with ointment containing an antibiotic, drug or alcohol composition.
Medical statistics show that one in three was infected with tetanus die, and tetanus - a real effects splinters.However, pain in the living tissue gets an infection, abscess formed and spread of pus in subcutaneous adipose tissue - abscess.Splinter can cause anaerobic gas infection, from which very often die.
from a deep seated splinter recommended to get rid of in a medical facility.But the physician is not always "at hand".The risk in self-extracting splinters there, but less risk lies in finding a long-term pain in the tissues of the body.It is considered justified hygienically accurate self-help.