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Can you get a foot cut get infected and die?

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Dr. Robert Lim
Podiatry
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In brief: Possible

Any cut can get infected.
It is rare but possible for a simple cut to become infected and progress into sepsis which is a systemic infection in the blood stream and can lead to death. It is a good idea to clean and apply topical antibiotics to any cuts to prevent infection.

In brief: Possible

Any cut can get infected.
It is rare but possible for a simple cut to become infected and progress into sepsis which is a systemic infection in the blood stream and can lead to death. It is a good idea to clean and apply topical antibiotics to any cuts to prevent infection.
Dr. Robert Lim
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In brief: Yes

If it is not treated it can cause full body infection ...

In brief: Yes

If it is not treated it can cause full body infection ...
Dr. Steven Frydman
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