I've used superglue/CA in the shop to close deep cuts when a band-aid is
inconvenient or n/a. It doesn't seem to hold long enough as I'd like
when used in this fashion - like overnight, & I have to re-apply. It
does work well, though if you can seal off the blood flow. It saved me
from stitches once.
I think I have oily skin. I've never even been able to glue my
Your story reminds me.
One time, in my sleep, I stuck my fist through the window next to the
I was visiting my parents, and my mother heard the breaking glass and
came in and said What's wrong. I said, Nothing, go back to sleep.
Then she turned the light on and there was glass and blood all over
the bed. And I think I saw blood spurting about 5 inches from my
My first reaction was to grab it with my other hand and put my thumb
on the spurt. I got up and went to the kitchend and sat that way
for a while, and my mother kept suggesting we go to the hospital. I
hate the though of stitches, had never had any then, and I just kept
my thumb on my wrist for about 3 hours. When I finally took it off,
it wasn't bleeding, so I went back to bed. I think I saw it spurting,
and but I'm not 100% sure. I also think there is a scar there but it's
little and hard to tell.
boy, I wish I knew of that when years ago I went to the E.R. for 5
stitches and they sent me a bill for over $500.00 u.s.
10 minutes of their time.
talk about a rip-off.
I was ignorant enough to pay it w/o bargaining it down.
But, then you can learn from my errors.
don't forget to thank me.
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