First aid for burns jellyfish
• First aid for burns jellyfish
Meeting with jellyfish - a fairly common problem of summer vacation at sea. It is painful and unpleasant, but fortunately, does not threaten the health and can be easily treated. Severe pain and a burning sensation lasts for about five minutes, then gradually taper off. Usually a day already nothing reminds about this rendezvous in the water. Here's how to proceed if you burned jellyfish.
of water Come 1.
First of all, in order not to touch the jellyfish again. They do not move too fast and do not shy away from the man.
2. Do not water drinking water burn
It will only be harder. You can wash the area with salt water, not touching your hands.
3. Traditional methods are ineffective
In other words, wash the burn urine does not make sense.
4. But vinegar is suitable
Fields their place burn, the pain will soon depart.
5. Useful and shaving cream
In the absence of vinegar squeeze the affected area a little cream and after a few minutes it erase napkin.
6. Align the hot
This is one of the recommendations of the Red Cross: After seawater Apply your hot compress - the highest possible temperature that will sustain for 20 minutes or until the pain subsides.
7. Ask for help
If the burn was strong and did not cease to remind yourself through the day, and the appearance of other symptoms (vomiting, nausea, trembling in the legs, headache), it is best to consult a doctor. Fortunately, these severe cases are very rare.