The Dangers of DE Razors! (Slightly Graphic)

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azilnik
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The Dangers of DE Razors! (Slightly Graphic)

Post by azilnik » Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:29 pm

Hello!
Wow. I'm an idiot. I just had one of the best shaves I've ever experienced (new blade, new soap, new aftershave... mmm...)

I put all my equipment away and my finger grazes against the razor.
I think nothing of it and continue washing up until I look down and notice my finger.

A piece of skin was literally shaved off, and I was bleeding. The crazy thing is - I DIDN'T FEEL A THING. I guess it's so sharp it just sliced right through with no effort. Anyway, I'm fine, though it is bleeding through the band-aid.

I've attached some pics, and from now on, I'll invest in a razor stand so I don't leave it lying around. It's not a major injury by any means, just a warning to BE CAREFUL during shaving AS WELL AS before and after.

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Post by merkri » Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:34 am

Yikes. Hope you heal quickly.

I had a nightmare the other night that I managed to shave a slice of skin off my face without noticing. Razors are tricky that way.

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Post by Squire » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:25 am

Razors and women bear watching.
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Post by drumana » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:58 am

especially straight razors...
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Post by gil3591 » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:53 am

happened to me on my wedding night. i didn't feel anything then either :lol:
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Post by Gene » Thu Jan 14, 2010 3:47 pm

Cut myself on a blade a long time ago....was about to put it in the holder after it had worn out. Dropped the holder and foolishly tried to catch it...WITH THE HAND HOLDING THE BLADE. Stabbed my left pointer badly. I felt THAT, I tell you, and it bled like nobodies business! Took a while for the bleeding to stop, and a few weeks for the finger to heal...no stitches.

That's one of the reasons my wife was so concerned when I took DE shaving up again...she knows that sharp objects and me don't always agree.

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Post by Tye » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:23 pm

Rub some dirt on it and walk it off.

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Post by KAV » Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:43 pm

You know, a single molecule of blood can be smelled by a shark from miles away.This is why we have scented products.

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Post by diggity » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:25 pm

Squire wrote:Razors and women bear watching.
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Post by Furrball2 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:44 pm

did the xact same thing to the pad of my left middle finger two weeks ago; except I was in the middle of my shave.
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Post by Racso_MS » Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:36 pm

I had a paper cut that was very similar once. Nasty little bugger. I used a band-aid very similar to the one you used. Also used some ointment to keep it from getting infected. I hope you did the same... :roll:
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Post by bernards66 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:48 pm

Let's not do that again, what? Harrumph!....bad form you know.
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Post by Squire » Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:38 pm

Paper cuts are one of the few risks in my profession.
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Post by shavedhead » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:16 am

OUCH: I have done that before with a straight and it was one of the sorest cuts i had to deal with: hope it heals soon


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Post by Short Round » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:50 pm

I had a razor mishap the other day. I finished shaving and rinsed of my merkur HD and went to set it with the head on my shaving brush stand and I somehow come up short.......I took a few hairs off my badger brush.

Dang. :cry:

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Post by Short Round » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:50 pm

I had a razor mishap the other day. I finished shaving and rinsed of my merkur HD and went to set it with the head on my shaving brush stand and I somehow come up short.......I took a few hairs off my badger brush.

Dang.

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Post by EL Alamein » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:21 pm

Can we stop calling them safety razors now?

Hope you heal soon!

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I'm not sure whats going on or to whom to report problems?

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Post by grumpy old codger » Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:31 pm

Take 2 motrin and rock the fcuk on!

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Post by ichabod » Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:43 pm

I did something similar a while ago with a slant. I had tightened the head tighter than usual, and was wanting to get the blade out to change it. I gripped the head, gave it a twist, and it slipped out of my hand.
Just as I was thinking "Wow - lucky I didn't cut myself there..." I noticed the small puddle of blood forming on the counter. I felt absolutely nothing, and left a potato peeling size (thickness and length) piece of my skin in the razor.
I'm sure I haven't learned my lesson (that one or any other) though.
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