Finger Infection (cont.)
Finger Infection Prevention
Common sense safety practices will help prevent many of the finger wounds that become a problem.
- Simple things such as wearing protective work gloves may prevent injury.
- Wearing latex or vinyl gloves is mandatory if possible exposure to bodily fluids is expected.
- Avoid chewing on the nails, and wash the hands as needed.
- Seek early medical attention before an infection is present.
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