Hand cut.....No tennis....

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  1. Mr.Brightside

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    1 inch long, 1/2 inch deep right on my right palm. No tennis for 2 weeks at least :(
     
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    My goodness man!! What were you thinking?
     
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  3. Green374

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    Sad thing ):
     
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  4. agassi fan

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    how did it happen:confused:
     
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  5. Mr.Brightside

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    i was washing dishes... dropped a bowl, it shattered and i cut my hand trying to catch it
     
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  6. Bud

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    You dropped a bowl... it shattered prior to striking the sink/floor and you cut your hand trying to catch it? :-?

    Please clarify.

    Pics! :twisted:
     
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    Obv. hit the ground and smashed just before he could catch it.
     
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  8. Bud

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    That's an awfully large and deep wound, based on the story.
     
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  9. Fearsome Forehand

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    I feel your pain, said I in an Arkansas drawl while biting my lower lip.

    I did the same the thing around Thanksgiving. I was washing a glass, it fell off the counter. Using my cat-like reflexes, I trapped it against a drawer instead of letting it hit the ground. Bad move!

    Of course, the glass shattered and one of the shards went into the palm of my hand causing a 1" long, gaping wound. After shouting a string of choice expletives and bleeding profusely for a time, I realized that I suffered a serious laceration. A month later, the cut is finally healed and I have a nice 1" scar for my trouble. Hurt like a biatch for a couple of weeks and my hand was pretty swollen for a while. I didn't get stitches but probably should have. I used super glue instead. Stitches are for whimps. ;o)

    The moral of the story is let the glass, or bowl, fall. I wish I had. And I have a new found appreciation for plastic cups ever since.
     
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  10. Mr.Brightside

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    no, it didn't hit the ground.

    it fell onto the edge of the sink, and i was moving my hands down to try and catch it before it hit, it shattered, and because my hands were moving downwards the sharp edge drove into my hand.

    i was really surprised it shattered from the maybe 5-inch fall.
     
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  11. First I thought it said "Hair cut...." :shock:
     
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  12. sruckauf

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    Pics!

    (oh no, did I say that out loud...)
     
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    sorry no pics yet, it wouldn't be very interesting as there's a bandage on it. when i cahnge it i'll take a pic or two and post.
     
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    Did you get stitches? If not, try some Crazy Glue followed after maybe five days by Poly and call me in the morning.
     
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    Put copious amounts of Vaseline petroleum jelly in your right palm to stave off the risk of infection. And hey, while you're at it......

    ;-)
     
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  16. Mr.Brightside

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    yeah, i went to the emergency room and got 3 stitches. it was my first time getting stitches. i didn't know they had to stick the needle in the cut, that hurt like a b***h.
     
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  17. maverick66

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    Best advice is in this thread.

    And dont need pics of it. Im good with seeing your sliced up hand.
     
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  18. CanadianChic

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    Great advice Doctor D. ;)

    Good. I would still keep it covered and use Poly.
     
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  20. maverick66

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    I hope not but i did have friends who would watch surgery on tv so there are freaks out there.
     
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  21. The Vitamin L

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    Owch man. Rest easy and hope you get back on the courts soon.
     
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  22. JohnnyCracker

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    No tennis? Nonsense.
    Perfect opportunity to learn to play tennis with your other hand. :)
     
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  23. Mr.Brightside

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    lol i can turn into nadal/verdasco. anyway, took 2 pics, will post them soon.
     
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