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First Aid Treatment of Dog bite its features, causes and diagnose- Bites and Stings

Dog Bite A person may by bitten by a domestic dog or a stray dog. A domestic god may or may not be immunized against babies. It is immunized; there is no risk of rabies in the victim. If it is not immunized, it can contact rabies from a rabid dog, and then its bite is dangerous. Rabies is  a viral disease found in dogs, and also in other animals...

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First Aid Treatment of Sting of jelly fish its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Sting of jelly fish The effects vary from slight local reaction to large wheals, severe pain and sometimes swift death. First aid Apply calamine cream, lotion or paste of sodium bicarbonate in water. Send a severe case to ah hospital immediately.

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

Spider bite Spiders are generally found in corners of the house, gaps in wood, hollow places and dark places. Two types of spiders commonly found are black spider and tarantula. A tarantula is big, hairy and less poisonous, while a black spider is more poisonous. Diagnosis of a spider bite is made by the following features.    The victim experiences severe pain locally. Redness and swelling develop at the site...

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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 Trench foot its causes and diagnose

Trench foot It occurs when there is exposure to temperatures above the critical tissue temperature in presence of moisture over prolonged periods. Predisposing conditions are malnutrition. Deficiency of proteins, vitamins and dehydration. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is hyperemia of the pat. The affected part feels numb. Pain, itching and tingling, and paresthesia Blisters appear later. Infection may develop locally. First Aid Rewarm the part gradually....

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Fracture-Fracture of elbow joint: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment

Fracture of elbow joint: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment These are quite common, resulting from a fall on the outstretched hand. This is an unstable injury. The broken ends of bone may move and damage sun-rounding blood vessels. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is pain in the elbow, increased by movement. There is tenderness over the site of the fracture. If the head of...

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Wrist pain -Wrist pain in gymnasts causes, diagnose and its first aid

Wrist pain in gymnasts causes, diagnose and its first aid It is common in gymnasts. It is due to repetitive forced extension of the knee. It causes compression and impaction forces on the wrist. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is pain over the dorsum of the wrist. The range of flexion and extension at the wrist are limited. First aid Give total rest initially to allow...

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