What To Pay Attention To When Applying Pain Relief Plasters
01. How to use plasters
It is easy to apply plasters, the treatment effect is good and the side effects are small, so many people will apply pain relief plasters, but most friends do not know the correct usage of plasters, to use the correct method to improve the effectiveness of the medicine, to avoid skin damage, then how to apply plasters?
Before applying the ointment, clean the area where the ointment is to be applied. Use hot towels or ginger slices to wipe and dry the area where the ointment is to be applied, which will help open up the capillaries in the affected area and allow the drug to be better absorbed through the skin and subcutaneous fat.
2、Find the right position
Find the location of the pain point and let the centre of the plaster stick on the correct position so that the high waist can better play the medicinal effect to.
3、Heating plaster paste
If it is in the autumn and winter season, when the weather is colder, the plaster paste part will become hard, not easy to stick firmly on the skin, then you can use a hair dryer or hot water bag slightly heated some, to soften the paste and then apply, if the weather is normal, you can ignore this step, directly paste.
When applying the plaster, first separate the plaster from the rubber liner and apply it near the painful spot, removing the liner while applying it in the direction of the painful spot, so that the plaster is applied smoothly and without wrinkles.
The above is the method of plastering, but it should be noted that plastering is not random, there are certain precautions and contraindications for plastering.
02. What to pay attention to when applying plasters
1, People who allergic to plasters should not be plastered, after 10 minutes of plastering, if you feel itching, burning and tingling of the plastered part of the skin, this indicates an allergy to the plaster, you need to tear it off and apply ointment to eliminate the allergy phenomenon.
2. Pay attention to the ingredients of the plasters, for example, pregnant women should not use plasters containing musk, frankincense, saffron, myrrh, peach kernel and other ingredients that activate blood circulation and resolve blood stasis, and normal plasters should also be avoided on the umbilicus, abdomen and lumbosacral area of pregnant women to avoid local irritation causing miscarriage.
3. Pay attention to the time. For example, some of the plasters that have the effect of activating blood circulation and dispersing blood stasis should not be applied directly after the injury, and should be applied 24 hours later to avoid affecting the injury. Moreover, the duration of continuous plastering should not exceed 24 hours, as it will lose its medicinal effect after a long period of time and will hinder the breathing of the skin.
4, plaster paste is not all positions can be paste, near the eyes and mouth and nose can not paste paste, in addition, paste paste need to avoid sweat hair more places, if you must paste, to first shave the local sweat hair clean before paste, on the one hand, to avoid affecting the effectiveness of the medicine, on the other hand, is also to prevent tearing the paste when pulling up the hair more pain.
5、Each time you take off the plaster, you should wash your skin and apply a skin care product like moisturizer or herbal ointment to protect your skin. If the skin is red, swollen and blistered, do not break the blisters directly, use sterile gauze on it and let the blisters subside on their own.