Show of HandsShow of Hands

TheMusicMan February 8th, 2019 1:38am

A few days ago, you accidentally cut your hand. It's healed nicely thanks to bandages and Neosporin - but you forgot to shave your hand around the wound! Do you rip that sucker off like you're starting a lawnmower, or do you gently peel it off?

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catpillow Florida West Coast
02/08/19 4:25 pm

That bandage fell off in the shower yesterday.

shygal47 Florida east coast
02/08/19 10:08 am

? Shave my hand? What is there to shave?

TheMusicMan Community not Capital
02/08/19 4:30 pm

Some people have lots of body hair, even the back of their hands. Those that don't are just lucky 😂

02/08/19 5:56 am

You have to rip it. Don’t prolong the pain. Every blood draw I get (5-7 times a year), they put the tape and gauze over my hairy Italian arm.

orgblu10 Shamerica
02/07/19 10:49 pm

I run it under water to loosen it up, then it won't take much effort to take it off.

02/08/19 5:15 am

That's a great idea. I've always just ripped it off as fast as possible but I like your idea better.

orgblu10 Shamerica
02/08/19 8:20 am

I discovered it by accident when I've wanted to keep a bandaid on, but it got wet and kept coming off. I thought this must be the easiest way to take one off.

02/08/19 9:35 am

You did better than me. I've had that happen with Band-Aids too and it still never occurred to me that might be the safest way and most painless way to remove one.

I have to laugh at myself when the solution is staring me straight in the face and I don't see it. LOL

Cooper831 Wisconsin
02/07/19 7:27 pm

Realistically, I would start pulling it off gently, realize hurts like hell either way and then suck it up and rip it off.

HtheC South Florida
02/07/19 7:00 pm

I RIP it, one quick sudden zap versus a slow torture.