How often should I change my plaster?
It is recommended to change standard first aid dressings daily due to hygienic reasons.
How long do the Children’s Plaster Strips stick to the skin when getting wet?
The Children’s Plaster Strips offer reliable protection also if your child is very active. The plasters are dirt and water resistant and will also stick and protect the wound if the plaster comes into short contact with water.
Is it better to let small wounds dry at the fresh air instead of putting on a plaster?
It is one of the wound care myths that keeping minor cuts and grazes uncovered and let air to them helps them to heal faster. The contrary is true! Research shows that covered wounds heal more efficiently and have a reduced risk of infection.
What if my wound gets infected and suppurates?
You should contact a medical professional if you recognize signs of infection. This is not only the occurrence of pus but also swelling, redness, heat, pain, itching or burning. In case of infection the wound will need medical care and special medical treatment.