Medicom Vital Gauze Multi-Purpose, Non-Sterile


Gauze Sponges


Learn about AMD Medicom Vital Gauze Multi Purpose Gauze Sponges

Medicom Vital Gauze Multi-Purpose, Non-Sterile are disposable, 100% cotton multi-purpose gauze sponges that can be used in a variety of medical settings. 4-Ply, Non-Sterile, Non-Woven sponge.

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The Medicom Vital Gauze is a versatile, non-sterile gauze sponge that can be used for a variety of purposes. It is available in five different sizes and can be used both sterile and non-sterile.


What's the difference between gauze sponges and gauze pads?

Gauze sponges come with at least two per pack, while gauze pads are one per pack.

What is dental gauze?

Dental gauze is used to control moisture in a patient’s mouth during various dental treatments.

What kind of gauze do dentists use?

Dentists use a wide variety of sterile and non-sterile gauze during oral procedures.

How long do you have to wear gauze after tooth extraction?

Gauze should be kept on surgical sites until the bleeding stops – roughly 2-3 hours post-operation. During that time, be sure to replace the gauze every 30-45 minutes.

How long do you wear gauze after wisdom teeth removal?

Keep gauze on the wisdom tooth removal area until the bleeding stops – typically 2-3 hours. Replace the gauze every 30-45 minutes.

What does 12-ply gauze mean?

Ply refers to the number of layers the gauze has. The higher the ply number (12-ply), the thicker the gauze square will be.

What are gauze sponges 4x4 used for?

Gauze sponges 4x4 are used to absorb fluids and clean wounds.

What's the difference between sterile and non-sterile gauze sponges?

  • Sterile medical gauze sponges are used on open wounds to prevent potential infections.
  • Non-sterile gauze sponges are used more often for closed wounds, where infections are less likely.

What's the difference between woven and non-woven gauze sponges?

Non-woven gauze sponges are made from a poly rayon blend, whereas woven gauze sponges are made from 100% cotton.