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A 28-year-old female asked:

Yesterday i was handling raw meat and had an open blister after the meat came into contact with the wound i poured rubbing alcohol on it and rinsed?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Open sore: Lets hope the meat wasnt contaminated. A better approach would have using a bacterial ointment rather than alcohol. If you see any redness, pain or swelling in your hand contact your physician immediately and next time wear gloves.

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Last updated May 5, 2013

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