This is going to hurt just a little bit…
Use this to clean out open wounds before applying a bandage or plasters. It sterilises the wounds and helps to clean out bacteria that cause infection. The fluid also helps to wash any grit or other dirt from the wound. It may hurt a little (okay, a lot) to cleanse broken skin with Savlon, because the disinfectant does sting, but this is essential if you want the wound to heal quickly with minimal scarring.
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says There’s nothing wrong with Dettol, but Savlon burns less when it’s applied to a scuffed knee.