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How To Reduce Risk Of Infection When Maintaining Your Nails

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Take care with skin nicks and cuts and when maintaining your nails.

  • Be careful not to cut or nick yourself when using scissors, needles, or knives.
  • Clean even these small cuts and scrapes right away with warm water, soap, and an antiseptic.
  • An electric shaver instead of a razor prevents breaks or cuts in your skin.
  • Don't cut or tear the cuticles of your nails.
  • Clip your nails with the appropriate equipment you can purchase in any drug store.
  • Don't squeeze or scratch pimples.


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