What Happens If You Leave a Splinter in Your Body

March 31, 2017 5:00 am

Okay, you have a splinter, probably from something wooden, and you weren’t able to dig it out of your skin. Is there really any harm in just leaving it there?

Yes, there is.

Learn exactly why a small wooden splinter can be a big hassle to your immune system, as well as the rare occasions when doctors actually do recommend that you leave things embedded in your body in the video below.



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