Minor Cuts and Scratches

How to treat minor cuts and scratches

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HOW TO TREAT CRACKED FINGERS AND HEELS

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Use a hygienic, flexible, moisture and dust proof barrier to cover cracks and fissures on fingers, hands and heels without the bulkiness of an adhesive plaster: This can be especially useful on over-sanitised hands or on “winter fingers”.

A colourless liquid plaster will help to protect cracked skin on fingers and heels will:

  • cover the cut hygienically to allow natural healing
  • be moisture resistant to protect the wound, while keeping out irritants and dirt
  • protect the wound and prevent cracks re-opening
  • avoid the bulkiness of a traditional plaster.

HOW TO USE A COLOURLESS LIQUID PLASTER

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  1. Clean the crack or fissure thoroughly with an effective antiseptic.
  2. Allow to dry or dry with clean cotton wool or gauze. Ensure there is no bleeding.
  3. Cover the crack or fissure with a small amount of the liquid plaster using the applicator.
  4. Allow to dry or dry for a few seconds.
  5. If necessary apply once or twice a day until crack is healed.
  6. As the product will contain alcohol it may sting for a few seconds – blow on it and the stinging will subside

Note : Replace the film by applying a droplet to the existing film and remove wiping away with a clean, dry pad. Then apply a new film to the cracked skin.

 

WHEN NOT TO USE A LIQUID PLASTER

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Do not apply to large, open wounds which are infected or inflamed.  Do not use near eyes, nose or mouth.  Do not inhale.




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