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I cut my finger while cutting a moldy cheese. Will i get

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i cut my finger while cutting a moldy cheese. Will i get infection ?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No i haven't. I don't take any medications.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: i don't take any medication daily. I am not allergic to any medication.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

How large is the cut?

How is bleeding?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Bleeding stopped after 5-10 minutes. The cut is about 1/2 inch.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
I am sorry for your symptoms.
Pleas wash the area with cool running water.
Mild soap can be used.
This will clean the wound & take away contamination.
You can apply neosporin cream.
It will prevent an infection.
You can keep it covered with sterile gauze.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
Wish your good health.
Please rate my answer excellent if you are satisfied with it.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I am really worried about mold getting into my bloodstream and infecting my body. Is there a possibility of that?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Mold will not get into blood stream.

You need not to worry.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

You are always welcome.
If you are satisfied, please leave an excellent rating.
Best wishes.