First aid sponges are very different than household sponges. Designed to absorb fluids and blood from wounds as well as clean wounds, medical sponges are typically made of lightweight yet strong gauze. Gauze sponges are usually absorbent, fast-wicking and low-linting. Now you can shop the same gauze sponges used in hospitals and other healthcare settings including top-quality Medline Avant, Bulkee II and Caring brands. Choose from our large assortment including sterile, nonsterile, 100% cotton, rayon/polyester blend as well as woven and nonwoven sponges. Discover 12-ply gauze sponges, CURAD Sterile Post-Op Top Sponges, X-ray Detectable 18" x 18" Lap Sponges and even Gauze Drain Sponges designed to lay flat when wrapped around a drainage tube. Because these products were created for use in hospitals, they're available in convenient bulk quantities so you can stock up.