How to Deal With a Cut in a Public Bathroom

You just got a nasty cut in the bathroom and you need to take care of it. This article will show you how.

Steps

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    Wash the cut out with soap. This is a must. If you don't the cut may get infected and you might end up in the hospital with a infection on your wound.
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    Look at the cut. Estimate how many or how big you need the paper towels to be. If it is white and puffy seek medical help right away.
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    Wrap paper towels around the cut. This will keep out bacteria and help put pressure on the wound.
    • If your infected area is starting to tingle take off the paper towel. You are adding to much pressure to the wound.
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    Determine whether the cut is worthy of medical attention. Small cuts which can be covered by a bandage at home likely will not require a trip to a doctor, but anything larger should probably be checked out by your friendly local medical practitioner.

Tips

  • If you start to notice any signs of sickness or the wound opening up or getting puffy seek medical attention.
  • Getting cut is bad enough. Don't compound it by getting an infected cut.

Article Info

Categories: First Aid and Emergencies