Minor wounds can be cleaned, relieved of pain, and healed with topical ointments, creams, and antiseptics. Antiseptics are used for cleaning the skin or treating minor wounds. Antibiotic sprays and ointments are effective in killing infection-causing germs. Topical burn relief products can be applied to treat small burns. In order to prevent scratching, stinging, biting, and allergic reactions caused by skin irritations, users should use products that relieve itching. Use sunscreen to avoid sunburns.