From: email@example.com (Jobst Brandt)
Subject: Re: Bumps on shaved legs
Date: 13 May 1998 16:11:51 GMT
James Case writes:
> I have to disagree with this bigtime. Whenever someone cuts their head
> open and needs stitches, the first thing the doctor always does is shave
> the area. It IS a sanitary issue.
It is an access issue. Besides, depending on the wound, the hair can
be used as a suture. I have had this done on a scalp cut. First it
was cleaned, after which the hair on either side of the cut was tied
together. This is a lot easier than sutures and works better.
Jobst Brandt <firstname.lastname@example.org>