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Getting hurt with an injury is a part and of playing. A child involved in playing is not careful about most of the things he does and ends up injuring himself. The most common injuries in children are minor cuts scratches and bites. Some severe injuries are fracture, internal body part damage, loss of consciousness etc. such accidents need immediate medical help. The other small injuries can be looked after parents with the help of First aid and a careful attitude towards children and the way they play.
Here are some tips to deal with common injuries.
Children are mostly unaware about the dangers involved in playing with any animal. They cannot distinguish between breed of dogs and define pet dogs from the wild or stray ones. Mostly dogs are favourite pets of ours and with constant contact with an animal; a child may have neglected the fact that the animal he is playing with can harm him. Such negligence can cause injuries to your child while playing. Sometimes the animal, which has bitten your child, is new to him. Your child is also prone to mosquito bites or bites from other insects. All such issues must be addressed on priority.
Cuts are most common type of injuries children have to face while playing outdoors or indoors. A child’s sensitive skin can get cut from objects that do not seem dangerous or sharp to you. Your child can be injured from a hundred things. It is not possible to hide or keep away everything from children, as they master in the art of finding out where things are hidden, and end up injuring themselves in some way or the other. Dealing with cuts is not easy because if neglected infection or severe blood loss can cause harm to the child. To deal with cuts here are some tips for parents.
Scratches are the most common in kids when it comes to injuries. A bike-riding lesson, scoring a goal, throwing balls, the wall in front of your child, or ride to the market with dad, everything can give your child scratches. They just stumble at every point, get scratched from falling, followed by crying for hour. Dealing with a scratch is more about dealing with your child. Here are some tips you will find helpful against scratches.
In any of the above scenarios of bites, cuts or scratches, you child could have been frightened by dogs, cats or objects and he may appear clingy. You will need to reassure your child that everything is fine and also keep him away from pets etc for at;east a week. Though rare, sometimes a child can get post traumatic stress disorder, which will call for medical help.
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