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Dealing with Infection

Infection in wounds is caused by dirt and any material contaminated with germs that get into wound.
PTI | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2003 09:23 PM IST

Infection in wounds is caused by dirt and any material contaminated with germs that get into the wound. These micro-organisms may come from:

The object that caused the wound

The skin of the person

The clothes of the person

The hands of the First-Aider

Dirty Dressings

Contaminated Water

Surrounding Air


How to prevent infections in wounds?

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