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First aid for animal bites

First aid for animal bites


First aid for animal bites

What should you do

All bites should be thoroughly washed with soap &water. Helps to wash off as many germs as possible.

a bite from a dog , cat, wolf, or monkeys could cause rabies. unless you know for sure that the animal causing the bite has been vaccinated against rabies, inoculation must start at once, because rabies always results in death.

Dont cover the bite

Dont stitch a bite up as it may lead to a festering infection.

Bites, whether by animals or humans can be dangerous.

This is because the mouth may be full of organisms that cause infection.

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