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First Aid Treatment of Scorpion bite its causes and diagnose- Bites and Stings

Scorpion bite Generally scorpions can be seen in the moist dark places and in rainy season in villages, farms, and jungles. They are not seriously poisonous. But sometime person hypersensitive to its poison can develop serious reaction and may even become unconscious. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is burning pain at the site of the sting. Itching and swelling develop around the site. Sensation may be...

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First Aid Treatment of Bee and Wasp bites its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Bee and Wasp bites Bees and wasps are the most harmful amongst all insects. Their stings have one type of poison in small quantity. Some people could be very sensitive to the poison and develop severe reaction to it. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is severe pain locally. Itching and swelling develop around the central reddened puncture point. Sting may be found in the wound. Persons...

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First Aid Treatment of Frostbite its causes and diagnose

Frostbite Skin is the first tissue to become cooled. During very cold weather, especially if there is also a strong wind, frostbite occurs in the ears, nose, chin, hands and feet. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. Initially there is a white patch on a red face. Then it changes to mottled blue color. Pickling pain is felt in affected part. The exposed part becomes cold, painful and...

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Injury -Nasal injuries and its first aid

Nasal injuries A blow to the nose causes nasal injuries, as in boxing sport. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is pain and tenderness over the nasal bones. Swelling may be present over the site of the injury. There is bleeding from the nose. A deformity is felt on running a finger down the front of the nose. The nasal bones may be deviated to one side...

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Injury -Maxillofacial injuries and its first aid

Maxillofacial injuries A blow to the upper jaw causes injuries to the maxilla and zygomatic bone, as in boxing. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. One half of a cheek may feel numb. There is pain and tenderness over the affected bones. Swelling may be present over the site of the injury. Teeth may be out of alignment. Chewing or biting on a folded cloth causes pain. Bony...

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Wound- How to manage an infected wound and its first aid

Infected Wound Any wound that has not begun to heal after 48 hours is infected. It contains bacteria dirt and may contain a foreign body. The infection may spread elsewhere in the body and cause damage. Features of an infected wound are as follows. Pain and soreness in the wound. Swelling and redness around the wound. Pus in the wound. Fever chills. Pain, swelling and tenderness over lymph nodes draining...

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Medicinal use of Yellow Dock in Eruptive Diseases, Swellings, Leprosy, Glandular Disorders

Yellow Dock: Rumex crispus Part used: Root Alterative, tonic, depurative, astringent, antiscorbutic, detergent Tones up entire system. Good in eruptive diseases, swellings, leprosy, and as an eyewash. Also  for impetigo ( as an ointment). Excellent blood purifier. Helpful in glandular disorders.

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Medicinal use of Mullein Asthma, Croup, and  Bronchitis

Mullein: Verbascum Thapsus Part used: Leaves and root Anodyne, diuretic, demulcent, antispasmodic, vulnerary, stringent, emollient, pectoral For asthma, burn root and inhale fumes. A tea of the leaves is useful in asthma, croup, bronchitis, all lung ailments, bleeding from lungs, difficult breathing, and hay fever. Good for gargle. Hot tea is good applied to mumps, tumours, sore throat, excellent for dropsy, sinusitis, swollen joints. One ounce boiled in a pint...

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