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How to Treat a Cut Finger

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Updated April 05, 2014

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Apply an Adhesive Bandage
Apply adhesive bandage
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Adhesive bandages protect the cut from contamination. They aren't necessary unless the cut has the potential for getting dirty.

When applying an adhesive bandage, never touch the pad. Peel off one side of the protective covering and attach it to the finger, then wrap the bandage around, removing the other protective covering as you go.

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