Dry The Wound?

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Asslmualkum, I want it .. nSo I had a cat claw in my arm and the wound was big, then I gave betadine and 3 days the wound grew bigger u0026amp; it hurts and becomes suppurating .. So how about that. I thought the parno was afraid I had diabetes 🙁 ??? How to make the wound dry quickly ???

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Hi Indra,

Thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.

Even though it may seem light, you should not take cat scratch marks lightly. This is because cats that are not properly maintained, have the potential to contain many harmful microorganisms. This condition is prone to triggering infection. The infection in this cat scratch scar can be characterized by red, painful, swollen, watery, festering scent wounds.

In mild conditions, infection of the wound on the cat scratch mark is not dangerous. However, there is one disease that people who have previously been scratched by a cat are concerned about, namely cat scratch disease. This condition is prone to occur in people with poor immune system, including diabetics, HIV-AIDS, or those who take long-term steroid drugs. The cause of this disease is an infection with the bacteria Bartonella henselae, which often stays on cat nails. Symptoms that appear are usually in the form of a swollen, blistered, or purulent scratch mark, swollen lymph nodes, weakness, headache, fever, muscle and joint pain, nausea, decreased appetite, sore throat, and so on.

If you have signs of severe infection as mentioned above, you should consult your doctor immediately so that they can be evaluated and given the best treatment, for example with wound care, antibiotics, and other drugs according to the complaints that arise.

In addition, do the following:

Clean the cat's scratch wound using clean gauze moistened with intravenous fluids (NaCl) or an antiseptic solution, press it until the pus comes out, do not exfoliate or cover it with a plaster. Keep the wound dry and clean. Avoid giving drugs or any substance carelessly to the wound Take paracetamol if the pain is very severe. Wear comfortable, loose clothing that does not cause excessive friction on the wound. Do not touch the wound too often, especially with dirty hands.

dr. Nadia Nurotul Fuadah

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