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Booberdawg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-15-03 05:49 PM
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13. As a teenager I removed a full length cast off my leg
because it got all wet inside. Took me all day. My Dr. was furious.

Ended up having to have surgery later and another full length cast on my leg.
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  -Anybody know how to remove stitches? TrogL  Dec-15-03 04:50 PM   #0 
  - do you pull your own teeth, too???  LuLu550   Dec-15-03 04:52 PM   #1 
  - Yes, actually  TrogL   Dec-15-03 04:55 PM   #3 
     - you remind me of my son  LuLu550   Dec-15-03 04:56 PM   #5 
     - Is trepanation brain surgery?  jmowreader   Dec-15-03 05:59 PM   #16 
  - Nail clippers work good. n/t  LARED   Dec-15-03 04:54 PM   #2 
  - I did mine just a few weeks ago.  kixot   Dec-15-03 04:56 PM   #4 
  - I can't see two of them  TrogL   Dec-15-03 05:40 PM   #9 
     - I've done it, but  trof   Dec-15-03 06:38 PM   #20 
  - I can't recommend that you remove them yourself  slackmaster   Dec-15-03 04:57 PM   #6 
  - I have even put in my own stitches before  SoCalDem   Dec-15-03 05:03 PM   #7 
  - Cut and pull...  HereSince1628   Dec-15-03 05:03 PM   #8 
  - Come on over!  Blue-Jay   Dec-15-03 05:41 PM   #10 
  - LOL!  Robb   Dec-15-03 05:44 PM   #11 
  - Tell that to the student nurse  TrogL   Dec-15-03 05:46 PM   #12 
  - As a teenager I removed a full length cast off my leg  Booberdawg   Dec-15-03 05:49 PM   #13 
  - I "removed" a cast too.. by accident  SoCalDem   Dec-15-03 05:56 PM   #15 
     - Shower is how mine got all wet inside.  Booberdawg   Dec-15-03 06:46 PM   #21 
  - Go to your appointment.  HuckleB   Dec-15-03 05:53 PM   #14 
  - And DON'T remove them before they're supposed to come out --  Vitruvius   Dec-15-03 06:49 PM   #22 
  - My cat says  dweller   Dec-15-03 06:18 PM   #17 
  - Smoke a bowl, drink some Crystal and rip away...  sleipnir   Dec-15-03 06:32 PM   #18 
  - Go to the doctor.  MATTMAN   Dec-15-03 06:35 PM   #19 
  - Really, make some time to have your doc do it. Trust me.  rezmutt   Dec-15-03 06:51 PM   #23 
     - Better suture bits that what *I* got "spitting" out of my leg!  BiggJawn   Dec-15-03 08:45 PM   #24 
     - Dupe..At least I THINK it was a dupe?  BiggJawn   Dec-15-03 08:47 PM   #25 

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