How To Heal Open Scab
Need to know how to heal an open scab? Open scabs can be obtained in a number of ways. You can get them from wounding yourself and you can get them from bug bites. There is no real way of healing open scabs—they must heal themselves. For scabs to heal successfully, don't touch them and try to ignore them. However, here a few steps will be given to help with the natural healing process. So, here's how to heal an open scab.
Items you will need:
- Bottle of Alcohol
- Cotton Balls
- Anti-Itch lotion
- Clean the scab. Take a cotton ball and add a little bit of alcohol to the cotton ball. Now, rub the open scab with force to thoroughly clean the scab. This prevents infection, which in turn will help the scab heal faster. It may sting a little bit when you are cleaning the scab. This means that the alcohol is cleaning the open scab.
- Use a bandage. Once you have finished with cleaning the open scab, apply a bandage to the open scab. This stops you from thinking about it because you already know that you have taken care of it. Once the open scab has begun to heal, you can take off the bandage. However, if you think you'll still need to the bandage than take off the old bandage and apply a new one.
- Do not scratch. Once the open scab has begun healing, you'll feel a bit of itchiness. Try to ignore the scab and the itchiness because scratching will just make the open scab heal slower. If you feel that you need to, add some anti-itch lotion around the open scab to stop the itchiness. Once the itchiness has stopped, occupy yourself so you will forget about the scab.