As part of a weekly series, in association with LloydsPharmacy, Suresh Bagga from LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor answers your common medicine queries...
Suresh Bagga, from LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor, gives expert advice
Q: What should I pack in a travel first aid kit?
A: Pre-filled kits usually cost around £10, but it's easy to assemble your own.
A basic kit should include painkillers (paracetamol is easier on the stomach, but also take ibuprofen as it's good for muscle injury pain); antiseptic wipes/spray to clean wounds, antiseptic creams; dressings for bigger cuts, plasters (different sizes or in a roll - remember to take scissors); and bandages for sports injuries and to hold dressings in place.
A thermometer and