Animal bites can be scary. But with these tips, you can really bite back.
After applying pressure to stop the bleeding, gently wash the wound with soap and water, apply an antibiotic ointment and cover with a bandage.
If you were bitten by an animal, wild or domestic, you should see your doctor as soon as you can. Wether you were bitten by a child or an animal or the bleeding doesn’t stop, or there are signs of redness and fever, you should seek immediate medical attention.
Sources: Mayoclinic.com and Webmd.com. This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of a doctor with any questions regarding a medical condition.