Re: Finger Infection
Yes, always soak these guys in epsom salts. That will draw water out of your finger and away from the infected area (making life harder for the little bacteria living in there. This occasionally happens to me, and it helps resolve it quickly. If it opens, slather it up with triple-antibiotic ointment and keep it clean and covered.
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