A 29-year-old female asked:
Cut index finger pad on broken glass bowl today. not deep enough to require stitches acc. to dr, but still hurts. best way to treat & speed healing?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Keep: covered and application of a a small amount of antibacterial ointment (or use of "medicated" bandages will promote healing and avoid infection!
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