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Cleaning Wounds: Should You Use Strong Antiseptics?

Open wound on the leg

When it comes to cleaning open wounds, many believe that antiseptics and disinfectants like hydrogen peroxide and rubbing alcohol are effective to remove dirt and bacteria. This belief and approach to wound cleaning, however, is nothing but a misconception. Hydrogen peroxide is unnecessary, and should only be used if recommended by a doctor. What’s With […]