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Animal Bites

   Symptoms
  • Skin break 
  • Bruise / puncture
  • Cuts
  •  Bleeding
  • Swelling and redness of the area
  • Oozing of fluid
   Treatment
  • Calm the affected person
  • Wash hands before attending to wound
  • Wash wound with soap & running water
  • Apply antibiotic ointment 
  • Dress using sterile bandage
  • After first aid, medical treatment must be sought quickly
  • Suturing may be required
  • Tetanus booster /antibiotics required

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