Friday, March 13, 2015

First Aid - For Animal Bites

First aid for animal bites due to animal bites often occur, due to the negligence of us who do not know how to give first aid. on this factor biting animals usually have a deadly poison or weaken the victim.
Most animals have a poison that serves to protect itself and serves to subdue prey, many cases exposed to toxins from poisonous animals can be treated successfully if treated early. Among the animals that are poison, snakes, centipedes, fish especially some types of catfish.
Effects poison bite can vary, ranging from itching to life-threatening, and you do not need to stay in the interior to get it.

Recognize the signs of a severe reaction
Poisonous spider bites cause severe allergic reactions, so you need to be careful to recognize allergic reaction before it's too late. Signs of anaphylaxis or severe allergic reactions are: difficulty breathing, bumps all over the body and loss of consciousness. People who experience these signs must be immediately taken to the hospital. Doctors usually treating anaphylaxis patients using steroids, adrenaline, and antihistamines.

Stop the bleeding
If an animal bites cause severe bleeding, press the area with palms. If the wound is large, tie a handkerchief, towel, or tshirt tightly around the injured area to put pressure on the area (not too tight so as not to impede the circulation). Do not move the area. If the bite was found in the legs, lift the leg so that is above the location of the heart. See a doctor as soon as possible.

Do not care for the bite hole like a scratch
A bite that leaves scratches but does not penetrate the skin of toxins can simply be washed with soap and water, then smeared with antibiotic cream or ointment. Not so for bites that penetrate or pierce the skin. This type requires a doctor's care. You need to see if the animal is sick or not. Pay attention to the animal. In the wild animals that suddenly so unusual manner (e.g, you can approach a squirrel and give him food), then there must be something in the animal. The animals sick. Contact your poison
physician or veterinarian to determine if there is an outbreak of rabies in wild animals or animal houses in your area.

Get a tetanus injection.
If you are bitten by a wild animal or a pet and that bite through the skin, you are advised to see a doctor to find out if you need a tetanus injection or not (usually depending on the type of injury and the time of your last tetanus shot). Animal and human bites easily infected Because of all these creatures have a lot of bacteria that live in the mouth. Also worth noting signs of infection, such as swelling and redness.

Do not bitten
Perhaps the best way to treat the bite is, before being bitten, avoid wild animals that came to you and do not touch the snakes, spiders, bees, and anything that looks dangerous. Most animals and insects will not attack if undisturbed. Animals were seemingly benign, such as squirrels, toxins that cause disease carrying ticks. Toxic insect repellent can help prevent you from animal bites when you are outside the house for a long time.

Herbal Medicine For snakebite:
Tamarind (Tamarindus indica Linn)
How to make: Some tamarind seeds split into two. Attach the inner parts of the seed in snake bite wound (number of seeds used as needed).

Green Chiretta (Andrographis paniculata Ness)
Method: Green Chiretta leaves freshly washed, add tobacco, both ingredients
milled until blended. stick to the wound and then bandaged.
or: 9-15 grams of fresh green chiretta leaf boiled. Drink the water (3 times a day). 
Or fresh herbs green chiretta chewed for some time. swallow the juice, chew dregs placed on the wound, bandage.

Herbal Treatment For Insect Bites:  
Garlic (Allium sativum Linn)
How to make: Bulbs of garlic and salt to taste. Bulbs of garlic finely ground. Mix with other ingredients. Stir evenly.
Apply on the body of an insect sting.

Herbal Treatment For Black Ant bites and poison Caterpillars: Strobilanthes crispus(Familia : Acanthaceae)
How to make: 1 fresh raw sheet leaves, rubbed on the body itching, until the leaf water out and milled.
Perform 2 times after a lapse of 2 hours.

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