First Aid

  1. Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger
  2. Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older
  3. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding
  4. Acetaminophen
  5. Acid Burns
  6. Alcohol and Drug Problems
  7. Alkali Burns
  8. Allergic Reaction
  9. Allergies in Children: Giving an Epinephrine Shot to a Child
  10. Allergies to Insect Stings
  11. Allergies: Giving Yourself an Epinephrine Shot
  12. Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behavior
  13. Animal and Human Bites
  14. Antihistamines
  15. Anxiety
  16. Arm Injuries
  17. Arm Problems, Noninjury
  18. Atopic Dermatitis: Taking Care of Your Skin
  19. Back Problems and Injuries
  20. Bipolar Disorder: Preventing Manic Episodes
  21. Black Widow Spider Bite
  22. Blister Care
  23. Blister Care
  24. Blisters
  25. Blood and Body Fluid Precautions
  26. Body Piercing Problems
  27. Breast Problems
  28. Broken Blisters: Home Treatment
  29. Broken Toe
  30. Broken Tooth or Dental Appliance: First Aid
  31. Brown Recluse Spider Bite
  32. Bruises and Blood Spots Under the Skin
  33. Burns and Electric Shock
  34. Burns to the Eye
  35. Care for a Skin Wound
  36. Care for a Skin Wound
  37. Care for Minor Burns
  38. Care of an Insect Sting
  39. Change in Heartbeat
  40. Chemical Burn
  41. Chemical in the Eye
  42. Chest Problems
  43. Chili Pepper Burns
  44. Choking Rescue Procedure (Heimlich Maneuver)
  45. Cold Packs for Eye Injuries
  46. Cold Temperature Exposure
  47. Confusion, Memory Loss, and Altered Alertness
  48. Constipation, Age 11 and Younger
  49. Constipation, Age 12 and Older
  50. Copperhead
  51. Coral Snake
  52. Cottonmouth (Water Moccasin)
  53. Coughs, Age 11 and Younger
  54. Coughs, Age 12 and Older
  55. CPR Basics
  56. Crying, Age 3 and Younger
  57. Cut That Removes All Layers of Skin
  58. Cuts
  59. Cuts: When Stitches Are Needed
  60. Dealing With Emergencies
  61. Dehydration
  62. Dehydration: Drinking Enough Fluids (Babies and Young Children)
  63. Dehydration: Drinking Extra Fluids (Older Children and Adults)
  64. Diabetes in Children: Care Plan for School or Day Care
  65. Diabetes: How to Give Glucagon
  66. Diabetes-Related High and Low Blood Sugar Levels
  67. Diaper Rash
  68. Diarrhea, Age 11 and Younger
  69. Diarrhea, Age 12 and Older
  70. Disc Battery in the Nose
  71. Dizziness: Lightheadedness and Vertigo
  72. Ear Canal Problems (Swimmer's Ear)
  73. Ear Problems and Injuries, Age 11 and Younger
  74. Ear Problems and Injuries, Age 12 and Older
  75. Earwax
  76. Elbow Injuries
  77. Elbow Problems, Noninjury
  78. Emergency Care for an Accidental Amputation
  79. Emergency First Aid for Heatstroke
  80. Estimating the Size of a Burn
  81. Eye Flushing
  82. Eye Injuries
  83. Eye Injury: First Aid for a Black Eye
  84. Eye Injury: First Aid for Chemical Burns
  85. Eye Injury: First Aid for Heat Burns
  86. Eye Injury: First Aid for Minor Cuts
  87. Eye Problems, Noninjury
  88. Facial Injuries
  89. Facial Problems, Noninjury
  90. Feeling Depressed
  91. Female Genital Problems and Injuries
  92. Fever or Chills, Age 11 and Younger
  93. Fever or Chills, Age 12 and Older
  94. Fever Seizures
  95. Finger, Hand, and Wrist Injuries
  96. Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems, Noninjury
  97. Fire Ant Stings
  98. First Aid for a Fishhook Stuck in an Eye
  99. First Aid for a Spinal Injury
  100. First Aid for Chemical Burns
  101. First Aid for Electrical Burns
  102. First Aid for Low Back Pain
  103. First Aid for Tar or Plastic Burns
  104. First Aid Kit for Travelers
  105. Fishhook Injuries
  106. Fly Bites
  107. Food Poisoning: Toxoplasmosis
  108. Fractured Rib
  109. Gas, Bloating, and Burping
  110. Groin Problems and Injuries
  111. Head Injury, Age 3 and Younger
  112. Head Injury, Age 4 and Older
  113. Headaches
  114. Heartburn
  115. Heat After an Injury
  116. Heat-Related Illnesses
  1. Heatstroke: Emergency Symptoms
  2. Heimlich Maneuver for Adults and Children Older Than 1 Year
  3. Helping a Person During a Seizure
  4. High-Pressure Injection Wounds
  5. Hip Injuries, Age 11 and Younger
  6. Hip Injuries, Age 12 and Older
  7. Hip Problems, Age 11 and Younger
  8. Hip Problems, Age 12 and Older
  9. Home Remedies for Bites and Stings
  10. Home Treatment for Second-Degree Burns
  11. How a Scrape Heals
  12. How to Drain Blood From Under a Nail
  13. How to Help Someone During a Seizure
  14. How to Stop a Nosebleed
  15. How to Stop Bleeding From a Head Wound
  16. How to Transport a Piece of Tongue
  17. How to Wear a Sling
  18. How to Wrap a Sprained Ankle
  19. Hyperventilation
  20. Hypothermia and Cold Temperature Exposure
  21. Insect Bites and Stings and Spider Bites
  22. Insect Stings: How to Remove the Stinger
  23. Interactive Tool: How Do Temperatures Compare?
  24. Itching Relief
  25. Jellyfish Sting: Home Treatment
  26. Kissing Bugs
  27. Knee Problems and Injuries
  28. Knocked-Out Tooth: First Aid
  29. Leg Injuries
  30. Leg Problems, Noninjury
  31. Male Genital Problems and Injuries
  32. Marine Stings and Scrapes
  33. Mouth Wounds: How to Stop Bleeding
  34. Nail Problems and Injuries
  35. Nausea and Vomiting, Age 11 and Younger
  36. Nausea and Vomiting, Age 12 and Older
  37. Near-Drowning
  38. Nervous System Problems
  39. Nonpoisonous Spider Bites
  40. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
  41. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
  42. Nose Injuries
  43. Nosebleeds
  44. Object in the Eye: First Aid
  45. Object in the Vagina
  46. Objects in the Ear
  47. Objects in the Eye
  48. Objects in the Nose
  49. Other Home Treatment Measures for a First-Degree Burn or Sunburn
  50. Pinkeye
  51. Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac: What to Do First
  52. Poisoning
  53. Pregnancy-Related Problems
  54. Problems After Delivery of Your Baby
  55. Pulse Measurement
  56. Puncture Wounds
  57. Puncture Wounds: Stitches, Staples, and Skin Adhesives
  58. Puss Caterpillar Stings
  59. Rash, Age 11 and Younger
  60. Rash, Age 12 and Older
  61. Rattlesnake
  62. Rectal Problems
  63. Removing a Fishhook
  64. Removing an Object From a Wound
  65. Removing Splinters
  66. Respiratory Problems, Age 11 and Younger
  67. Respiratory Problems, Age 12 and Older
  68. Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation (RICE)
  69. RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  70. Ringing in the Ears (Tinnitus)
  71. Scalp Problems
  72. Scorpion Stings
  73. Scrapes
  74. Seabather's Eruption
  75. Seizures
  76. Shock
  77. Shoulder Problems and Injuries
  78. Skin Adhesives (Liquid Stitches)
  79. Skin Changes
  80. Skin Cyst: Home Treatment
  81. Skin Rashes: Home Treatment
  82. Sleep Problems, Age 12 and Older
  83. Snake and Lizard Bites
  84. Snake Antivenom
  85. Snakebite: Symptoms of a Pit Viper Bite
  86. Sore Throat and Other Throat Problems
  87. Splint Care Tips
  88. Splinting
  89. Sponge Bath for a Child's Fever
  90. Sprained Ankle: Using a Compression Wrap
  91. Stopping a Nosebleed
  92. Stopping Facial Bleeding
  93. Sunburn
  94. Swallowed or Inhaled Objects
  95. Swelling
  96. Swollen Glands, Hernias, and Other Lumps Under the Skin
  97. Taking Care of Your Stitches or Staples
  98. Tattoo Problems
  99. Tick Bites
  100. Ticks: How to Avoid and Remove Ticks
  101. Toe, Foot, and Ankle Injuries
  102. Toe, Foot, and Ankle Problems, Noninjury
  103. Toxic Reaction to Insect or Spider Venom
  104. Trapped Finger, Toe, or Limb
  105. Treating a Hangnail
  106. Treating a Nail Infection
  107. Treating Low Blood Sugar
  108. Treating Personal Contamination
  109. Urinary Problems and Injuries, Age 11 and Younger
  110. Urinary Problems and Injuries, Age 12 and Older
  111. Use Heat or Ice to Relieve Low Back Pain
  112. Using Eye Ointment
  113. Using Ice and Cold Packs
  114. Warm Compresses for Eye Problems
  115. Weakness and Fatigue
  116. Wound Healing (Holistic)