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Burning fingers after cutting Peppers

Patient: I was cutting up a habenaro pepper and now my finger tips are hurting very badly. I have had to keep my fingers in water since. What can it do to stop the burning?

 

 

Doctor: Placing your fingers through running water is your only option. There are no other forms of relief. Please be careful to not touch your eyes.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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