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Okay say you bust your knuckle open real good, and theres a chunk of skin just hanging off and the wound hangs open. Should you leave the chunk/flap of skin on and put some Antibiotic Ointment and a bandaid on it, or rip the piece of skin off and then do that ointment and bandaid?


I think I need stitches :wtf:
 

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Well, its probably dependant on how deep it is. Try to sanitizing it with Hydrogen Peroxide and then put the flap on as normal as possible, put some neosporin on then a bandaid or two and some gauze maybe.
 

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I have the chuck of skin put pack into place like it should be, but will it heal with it on there?
 

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Be a man and rip it off. Chicks dig cars :hey:
 

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Is the chunk still connected? If it isnt dont worry, make sure its connected by a good portion of flesh or else it wont get blood then it will become infected, yum.
 

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usually when that happens with m i try to clen it out reall good and put it back in place as normal as possilbe and if it doesn't heal i rip it off
 

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Well the chunk is connected, and fits in place good, I guess I'll just leave it how it is. I just want the damn thing to heal
 

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lol, I meant to type "Chicks dig scars" :lol: :tup:
 

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just put some antibacterial on it bandage it up and change it evryday...i have plenty of scars were i needed sticked but didnt get them
 

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I hit a wall and a piece of plaster over a screw popped off and stuck between my knuckles. Bout the same your describing I guess but the flap was more than connected well. Took 4 stiches and looked like I had a you know what between my knuckles.
 

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it depends on whether there is any blood flow going from the chunk of skin to the rest of your hand . if not more than likely the chunk will just die off and loosen or it will become dead flesh and infect the wound . if in that muchdoubt just ask a emt or paramedic that you know . you should post a pic if you want a good response . its impossible to tell without seeing something .
 
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