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How to Treat Reef Cuts?


  1. Wash with warm water and soap. Rinse with vinegar or half-strength hydrogen peroxide.
  2. It may take a long time to heal and if the cuts are bad, apply local antibiotics and take also oral antibiotics for 5 days.
  3. If the wound is severe, it will need cleaning in the hospital and closing either with adhesive tapes or stitches.
  4. Take paracetamol(acetaminophen) for pain.
  5. If the infection spreads, then go to the hospital for antibiotics.