Surfers First Aid Box Contents

Staying healthy on your surf trip depends on good preparation, knowing exactly what to do in case a situation emerges and a bit of luck. For that matter it is wise to take with you some surfers first aid kit essentials. Before you go a distant surf trip try to do some research into how to treat certain wounds or do a first aid course.

These are essential items for your first aid box contents:

  • Anti septic wipes
  • Sterile saline water
  • Sterile gauze
  • Bandage
  • Adhesive tape and band-aid
  • Balsam
  • Cotton bud
  • Scissor and tweezers
  • Paracetamol (acetaminophen)
  • Aspirin
  • Medicines for diarrhea, allergies, fever
  • Anti-inflammatory gel
  • Latex gloves
  • Safety pins

Depending on where you are going you could also bring water purification tablets, anti malaria tablets, motion sickness medicines etc.

On some locations medical help is a distance away so these supplies could potentially save a life. There is no reason to overdoing this and to bring the whole medicine locker. Just pack for what you need, where you are going and the situations you might encounter.

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