The Exo Care Gauze is a fabric that has many different uses, medical gauze is specifically used in wound care. Gauze pads, bandage rolls, and other medical dressings all take advantage of the highly absorbent quality of gauze. It is a versatile product and can be used by itself or it can be saturated with petroleum. They are also an occlusive dressing which means the dressing prevents air from reaching the wound. Exo Care Gauze is very effective and useful.