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How to Treat a Cut Finger


Updated May 16, 2014

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Clean the Cut Finger
Wash cut finger
Image (c) Melanie Martinez
Rinse the cut under running water, then wash with soap. Antibacterial soap is not necessary, but try not to use soap products with lots of perfumes -- they might sting.

For a demonstration on handling minor cuts, watch the Wound Dressing Video.

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