What Happens If You Don’t Take out a Splinter?

What Happens If You Don’t Take out a Splinter?

Splinters are gross, but you might want to watch this before grabbing the tweezers.

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Sources:
http://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0615/p2557.html#afp20030615p2557-b14
http://www.cofirstaid.org/files/splinter-removal.pdf
http://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0901/p683.html
http://www.the-dermatologist.com/content/treating-rare-fungal-infections-sporotrichosis
https://www.cdc.gov/tetanus/about/causes-transmission.html
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/crior/2012/439836/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4082545/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2032357/?page=9,

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19 Responses

  1. Fat Kat says:

    Trust me. You wanna get that out asap.

  2. Snikkyme says:

    Wood you like me to take out the splinter?

  3. ThatOneJay123 says:

    Well, this topic is a bit prickly… it’s like a thorn to my side….

  4. leakycheese says:

    I had a 1cm wood splinter stuck deep in my finger and having had said finger sliced open to remove the object I can attest that wood is no fun at all.

    Thanks for the video 🙂

  5. Dodge the Duck! says:

    You’ve failed to dodge the duck.

  6. Patrick Hill says:

    Why are there still anus jokes around my sci show

  7. MedicEne says:

    Seriously can someone explain to me this whole ” why are there “X” around my anus ” joke? I really don’t get it

  8. Tim Jadeglans says:

    I was more hoping this would be about the process by which the body breaks down larger foreign objects under the skin. Sure a thorn cannot break down short term but perhaps the body will do something about it eventually. Maybe? I don’t actually know and i still don’t because you did not cover it.

  9. Lisa Dooley says:

    why do paper cuts hurt as if you are dying

  10. SCI SHOW FAN 2.0 says:

    why do we get chills
    or aftertaste
    like always great video

  11. TomahawkUnleashed says:

    You never actually answered the question of the video, you just talked about what is better to keep in you

  12. Agent K115 says:

    id rather have a splinter because glass camoflages in your skin and is very hard to find and remove

  13. SlyPearTree says:

    You risk teenage turtles moving in.

  14. Dogyphil says:

    “Every rose has its thorn, but some of them have fungi that will make you sick”
    I’m framing this and hanging it on my wall

  15. Arsene Wenger says:

    What happens if you don’t take me out from arsenal?

  16. Poatatasium Poatatogen PO2 says:

    Bish i had a splinter once in my thumb from rubbing it against a wooden railing and i only picked off all the skin off my hand to finally realise i was picking on the wrong hand

  17. HEBXBEH Gaming says:

    any body else have a peice of pencil graphite stuck in their skin for years?

  18. Fridge says:

    How the hell did he just pronounce fungi? Funji? Sounds like some long lost weeaboo martial art or something.

  19. Collin Jensen says:

    I’ve had a small piece of pencil graphite in my finger for 12 years

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