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LonelyJar
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09 Apr 2014, 9:23 pm

When I get cuts on my body, putting on bandages just makes things worse. What should I do?



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09 Apr 2014, 9:51 pm

try gauze wrapped the whole way around the affected area. then put the tape on the gauze, not on your skin.



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10 Apr 2014, 7:18 am

I have a friend who is allergic to the sticky stuff used on bandaids ot make them stick. I've also known people who are allergic to the material some bandaids are made from.

Do you know what part of the bandaid you're allergic to?


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11 Apr 2014, 11:46 am

Not the bandages but if I use Neosporin or Polysporin on the scratch/wound or under the bandage
it doesn't heal and the entire area gets red and white bumps appear. If left to continue the scratch/wound gets worse and worse.

I now use Mupirocin, which doesn't include the antibiotics in the others and works great without any reaction.

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12 Apr 2014, 10:06 am

I just use toilet paper and a rubber band to hold it with. TP cauterizes the wound better and I can take it off in less then an hour. Works great for finger cuts.



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26 Apr 2014, 10:03 pm

I do the same as lupaluna instead i use tape

Not because of allergies though.convenience and cost