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What's needed in every first aid kit-
  • 4 Triangular bandages
  • 4 4" Kling (Kerlix) roller gauze
  • 2 Ace bandages
  • 1 Bottle of pain reliever (Tylenol, Motrin, Aspirin.. etc.)
  • 1 Bottle of bug repellant
  • 1 Bottle of sunscreen
  • 1 Bottle of some from of antiseptic (alcohol, bactine, Neosporin, Iodine or Betadine)
  • 1 Sm. bottle of distilled water
  • 1 Med. box of Band-aids
  • 1 Chemical cold pack(2 during the summer)
  • 1 Chemical hot pack
  • 1 Small pack of safety pins
  • 1 Pair of bandage scissors (multi-purpose knife or shears)
  • 1 Lg. pressure dressing
  • 1 Pair of tweezers or forceps
  • 1 Pkg of Water-jell or equivalent burn dressing (VERY minor burns)
  • 1 (optional) Bottle of meat tenderizer for jellyfish stings.
  1. It may be a good idea to carry a travel bottle of Pepto-Bismol, or Imodium.
  2. A digital thermometer is not a bad idea either (For cases of hypothermia,
    or the more likely hyperthermia.)
  3. A couple packets of some type of powdered sports drink (Gatorade, PowerAde...etc)
  4. Some type of waterless antibacterial hand cleaner (you can pick this up at any drug store or Wal-Mart.)

All of these items can be purchased at your local drug store or grocery stores.
These are just suggestions, but all of these items could help in most emergencies.