Now there are more and more people raising cats, because the cat is soft cute and love to play with people, so there is a “cat” new vocabulary, something is nothing to masturbate the cat, to their own life is also bring a lot of fun. But as any cat owner knows, cats are gentle by nature, but they’re also good-tempered. In play with it, there is no lack of it will be fried when the occasional cat bite or scratch is inevitable. At this time, don’t take it seriously, because the cat is also carrying the virus, Xiaobian today to teach you to be accidentally scratched or bitten by the cat treatment method, small Ben ready!
First of all, there must be a reason why you’re bitten or scratched by your cat. Stepping on it hurts your cat, and it’s bound to open its mouth and scratch you, just like the human body would. In addition, kittens can hold a grudge and may even show it to you. So, it’s best to pay attention when you’re with a cat to avoid this situation as much as possible.
However, when you are accidentally scratched or bitten by a kitten, first of all, keep calm. Generally, cat bites are handled according to the situation, but the first time is to treat the wound as soon as possible. If it is a domestic cat, generally have to give it regularly dewormed and vaccinated, do not worry too much. If only scratch the epidermis, without bleeding and the wound is not deep, with alcohol and iodophor disinfection is OK. Remember to wash your hands before treating the wound. Wash with mild, soapy water for 20 to 30 seconds, then rinse the wound with clean water. Not only the wound site, but also the skin around the wound should be carefully cleaned, be careful not to use too hot water. Finally, apply triple antibiotic ointment or antibacterial and anti-inflammatory ointment to the scratch or bite. Scabs can be formed three times a day.
But there is a point to consider, although the domestic cat also take precautions, but also free-range, or will be exposed to external objects with bacteria and viruses, if the wound see too deep blood or infected itch symptoms, need to be vigilant. Because CAT ALSO IS TO HAVE TO CARRY RABIES VIRUS, HAD BETTER GO TO A HOSPITAL AT THIS TIME SEEK A DOCTOR TO HIT RABIES VACCINE IN TIME.
Secondly, if the skin is scratched or bitten by stray cats, it is necessary to take emergency measures, because stray cats can be exposed to a lot of bacteria, and the possibility of carrying rabies virus is very high. In addition, they also carry cat claw disease. Whether you scratch skin or see blood, rinse the wound with running water to wash away as much virus as possible. In addition, if there is bleeding, do not stop bleeding first, to squeeze out the blood first, in the use of iodine, saline or alcohol repeatedly disinfect the wound. In the meantime, go to the epidemic prevention department and get vaccinated immediately. Because the rabies virus incubation period is very uncertain fast ten days slow one to two years. If the wound is too severe, an anti-viral serum must be injected.
Well, after reading this, does the cat owner remember?