Initial Treatment Of Scratches And Peeling Wounds?
I am 17 years old. I had cuts on my toes as a result of being scratched by objects. My skin was peeling and the inside was showing. How can I solve it?
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Wounds are a condition of discontinuity of skin tissue, often due to injury or trauma, either blunt or sharp trauma. The skin healing process is a fairly complex process that is played out by the body's blood cells. The principle of wound healing is to avoid wounds that occur from exposure to germs that cause infection. Because as we all know that infection can aggravate the condition of the existing wound.
Here's what you can do as initial treatment for wounds at home:
Clean the wound if there is still a foreign object or dirt stuck with a sterile liquid. Give antiseptic to prevent infection. Cover the area if the wound is wound with sterile gauze. The closure of the wound may not be done if the wound is small enough and the patient can ensure that the wound is kept clean from exposure to infection-causing germs in the surrounding environment. If necessary, ointments can be given to stimulate the formation process of skin tissue so that fast healing occurs Some cases of wound management require stitches to stimulate the wound wound healing and put back the skin tissue that was cut off due to trauma experienced by the skin. You don't need to worry, as long as your wound is kept clean and doesn't get repeated trauma, the healing process will last for 5-7 days and is perfect for up to 14 days for wounds on the skin surface that are not too deep. However, there are several conditions that can interfere with the wound healing process, including:
metabolic diseases such as diabetes mellitus, blood disorders, such as hemophilia, the body's immune system, repeated exposure to trauma. If there are signs of infection such as swelling, redness, pain and discharge of pus, do not hesitate to see a doctor for proper examination and wound care. That is the information that I can convey, hope it helps