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All wounds require immediate cleansing with fresh tap water. Gently scrub the wound with soap and water to remove any foreign material.

After cleansing, a topical antibiotic ointment (for example, bacitracin) should be applied 3-4 times per day.

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on July 24, 2018

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Fish-Handler's Disease from eMedicineHealth.

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