What Should I Use to Soak an Infected Finger?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 5:49:52 PM ET

Soak an infected finger in very warm water that is hot enough to make the hand red, according to hand surgeon David Lincoln Nelson, M.D. Doing this increases blood supply to the finger. When blood supply is increased, white cells that fight infection come to the surface.

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