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Cover up

If you are unwell, consider those around you and use a handkerchief or tissue when coughing or sneezing. Germs can easily be spread to others if you do not cover your mouth or nose when coughing and sneezing respectively.

Raw cuts and wounds should be cleaned and dressed appropriately. Leaving them open can expose them to bacteria that can cause infections. This can delay the healing process and sometimes may also bring about other complications. Speak to your doctor about how to take proper care of wounds (cleaning, dressing and managing).

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.

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