First Aid Tips For Bruised Ribs

If you have bruised or broken your ribs, the injury will heal itself in a manner of weeks. You can treat bruised and broken ribs yourself. Although, if the pain is too much to handle, you will need to seek professional help. If you are certain your ribs are bruised or merely cracked, follow these […]

First Aid Tips For Bleeding

Apply direct pressure on the cut or wound with a clean cloth, tissue, or piece of gauze until bleeding stops. If blood soaks through the material, don’t remove it. Put more cloth or gauze on top of it and continue to apply pressure. If the wound is on the arm or leg, raise limb above the heart, if […]

First Aid Tips For Bee Stings

Most reactions to insect bites and stings are mild, causing little more than redness, itching, stinging or minor swelling. Rarely, insect bites and stings, such as from a bee, a wasp, a hornet, a fire ant or a scorpion, can result in severe reactions. Some insects also carry disease, such as West Nile virus. For […]

First Aid Tips On Poisoning

See First Aid Tips On Poisoning Below… When to suspect poisoning Poisoning signs and symptoms can mimic other conditions, such as seizure, alcohol intoxication, stroke and insulin reaction. Signs and symptoms of poisoning may include: Burns or redness around the mouth and lips Breath that smells like chemicals, such as gasoline or paint thinner Vomiting Difficulty […]

First Aid Tips For Eye Injuries

Eye Care Chemical burns Foreign object Blows to the eye Cuts and wounds First aid care for eye injuries Any kind of injury or trauma to the eyes should be taken seriously. Prompt medical attention for eye problems can save your vision and prevent further complications. CHEMICAL BURNS Chemical burns Chemicals common at home or […]

First Aid Tips On Fainting

See First Aid Tips On Fainting Below… If you feel faint Lie down or sit down. To reduce the chance of fainting again, don’t get up too quickly. Place your head between your knees if you sit down. If someone else faints Position the person on his or her back. If there are no injuries and the person is […]

First Aid Tips For Epilepsy

Seizures do not usually require emergency medical attention. Only call 911 if one or more of these are true: The person has never had a seizure before. The person has difficulty breathing or waking after the seizure. The seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes. The person has another seizure soon after the first one. The […]

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