Results for - What's in YOUR medicine cabinet? How to treat a wound.

1,824 voters participated in this survey

Cuts and abrasions can happen at any time. When the skin is broken, there's always a possibility of an infection.

1. When it happens to you or someone in your home, what is your usual method of treatment?

Plain soap and water only - Just keep it clean.
25%
453 votes
Disinfecting soap and water - Maybe this really is better than plain soap.
8%
135 votes
Hydrogen peroxide - It's what I have, so I use it.
23%
405 votes
Rubbing alcohol - I have it; pour it on.
6%
112 votes
An antiseptic cream, like Neosporin - I have it on hand, just in case an accident happens.
35%
629 votes
Other (please specify)
4%
66 votes

2. Okay, the bleeding has stopped. What next?

Remove the bandage - Exposure to air helps the wound heal faster.
43%
780 votes
Keep the bandage on - Protect the area.
58%
1,035 votes
Other (please specify)
4%
64 votes
05/14/2016 Health & Fitness 1824 25 By: MistyMoonlight

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