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I accidentally cut myself at work. How can I make sure it doesn't get infected?
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Dr. Joshi Aditi
General Practice
In brief: Crack out the glue
Anti-bacterial ointment and a band aide will work, but if that is not available then in a tough pinch and depending on the severity of the cut, grab some crazy glue, as silly as this sounds the component in it is basically the same as a liquid band-aide or barrier film, so clean the cut with water and apply some glue if no band aide and ointment are available.

In brief: Crack out the glue
Anti-bacterial ointment and a band aide will work, but if that is not available then in a tough pinch and depending on the severity of the cut, grab some crazy glue, as silly as this sounds the component in it is basically the same as a liquid band-aide or barrier film, so clean the cut with water and apply some glue if no band aide and ointment are available.
Dr. Joshi Aditi
Dr. Joshi Aditi
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Neosporin oint
Apply neosporin once or twice daily.

In brief: Neosporin oint
Apply neosporin once or twice daily.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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