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How to Treat Orf?
- Orf will get better on its own without treatment. It usually clears up within 3 to 6 weeks
- Cover the lesion with a sterile (hygienic) dressing and immobilize your finger may be useful to help reduce discomfort
- If you have a high temperature or you are in severe pain (as some people also develop a bacterial infection), the lesion is not healing, see your GP. It may be required to treated by antibiotics.
- If the lesion may not go away, a minor surgical procedure may be needed to remove it