Doctors believe they need to assist the body’s natural repair mechanisms when treating wounds. But evidence shows that many antiseptics and dressings may do more harm than good.
Taking care of a wound or cut is largely a matter of common sense. When self-treating, consider these options to help support the body’s own efficient healing process.
Medicine has made many advances over the past few years and there are several alternatives to stitches. A special tape or even glue can be used to close some wounds.
How do you know if a cut or wound needs stitching? The advantage to stitches is that the doctor can line up the edges of the cut squarely and cleanly,