Do i need to wash hands after accidently touching small open wound on finger?

Would i get sick if i eat without washing said finger?.

3 Answers

Relevance
  • 7 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    If you are only eating your food, then no big deal. If you are preparing food for others, then wash your hands.

    • Login to reply the answers
  • roger
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    Nope. You should wash before touching the wound. After does not keep germs out of the wound.

    • Login to reply the answers
  • mokrie
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    You would wash ONE finger??? What are you 5? You need to wash the open wound. Put Neosporin on it and bandage it AFTER washing both hands. The germs on your finger could go into the wound and cause infection.

    • ...Show all comments
    • mokrie
      Lv 7
      7 months agoReport

      You have it azz backwards. The WOUND can get infected from you touching it with a germ covered finger. You wash both hands well then bandage the wound THEN eat.

    • Login to reply the answers
Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.