If you are bitten by any animal, be it a pet or a wild one, you need to take necessary precautions to prevent any form of infection or disease.
- Home Remedial Measures
Thoroughly wash the wound with cold water, once you get the bleeding under control, remove the saliva from the bitten animal by washing the wound with soap and water. Do this for five minutes.
Once the wounds are cleaned, apply a bandage over the infection with a sterile gauze pad.
To prevent swelling apply ice pack over the wound. For pain relief take pain killers. Do not give these to children, as it may lead to further complications.
For any animal bite, apply a mixture of castor …