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What happens if I use super-glue for a paper cut, for bonding the skin together?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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In brief: Superglue

Superglue was used by trauma surgeons in vietnam to glue the edges of lacerated livers together (ever try to sew liver?).
Works great. It also works perfectly fine in normal skin wounds, and is non-toxic. The only reason it hasn't been approved by the fda for this purpose is that the studies would cost millions, and who's going to pay them? Superglue has long since passed off-patent.

In brief: Superglue

Superglue was used by trauma surgeons in vietnam to glue the edges of lacerated livers together (ever try to sew liver?).
Works great. It also works perfectly fine in normal skin wounds, and is non-toxic. The only reason it hasn't been approved by the fda for this purpose is that the studies would cost millions, and who's going to pay them? Superglue has long since passed off-patent.
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