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muffintopsausage Wed 19-Apr-17 15:25:21

I've cut my hand. It's weeping/bleeding and with the positioning of it it keeps splitting.

Aibu just to stitch it?.

muffintopsausage Wed 19-Apr-17 15:26:07

Title should say sew*

FanaticalFox Wed 19-Apr-17 15:27:02

No hmm go to the doctor/a&e etc you odd bod.

Birdsgottaf1y Wed 19-Apr-17 15:28:37

You'll end up there, for anti-biotics, if you do, so you might as well go to a Walk-in, to get it seen to.

floraeasy Wed 19-Apr-17 15:30:44

You're asking for septicaemia shock

Get off with you to A+E!!!

Sparklingbrook Wed 19-Apr-17 15:46:55

If you are a HCP qualified in these matters-do it. If not best to leave it to the professionals.

LocalUsername Wed 19-Apr-17 16:05:31

Superglue. It's what it was designed for.

KayTee87 Wed 19-Apr-17 16:19:00

Why on earth would you do that yourself hmmconfused

EZA15 Wed 19-Apr-17 16:48:25

How about using a stapler if the sewing or glue suggestion doesn't work?

IHeartDodo Wed 19-Apr-17 16:56:49

Clean it with hot salt water and stick it closed with steri strips or thin bits of surgical tape.

Fluffyears Wed 19-Apr-17 17:43:19

Superglue was originally designed to close wounds but I wouldn't fancy doing it myself (although I have had a wound glued in a&e and it didn't hurt at all.

muffintopsausage Wed 19-Apr-17 21:22:22

Used superglue.

I am a HCP. But I had to use my non dominant hand to do it, so it's not too pretty.

A&E staff here are run off their feet. Im not going to waste their time over a silly cut.

Sparklingbrook Wed 19-Apr-17 21:23:11

All good then.

KayTee87 Wed 19-Apr-17 21:30:58

And you didn't think to mention the fact that you're a HCP in your first post? Kind of important information opwink

DurhamDurham Wed 19-Apr-17 21:41:11

Ros....Ros Huntley is that you ? grin

frankie001 Wed 19-Apr-17 21:49:11

Durham 😂😂

Oysterbabe Wed 19-Apr-17 21:56:35

My dad had a massive cut and he just held it together with loads of plasters and gaffer tape until it sealed healed over. When he was having a stroke he tried to just have a cup of tea and walk it off but ended up in hospital for a month. Silly old sod.

muffintopsausage Thu 20-Apr-17 06:59:47

Yeah., you can't walk off a stroke. I hope his stroke wasn't severe.

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