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Hand stuck in vice-type contraption. No broken skin but thumb's been numb for hours.

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • May 24, 2015
  • 04:55 PM

The daybed got the best of me. Was lowering the trundle to slide under its partner when it sprang back up and caught my hand between the two sharp metal rails. Was stuck for about 5 minutes before I could unlock/release/lower the spring lever enough to get loose - that sucker has force! Caught me so that entire thumb to the wrist was on one side of the rails, the rest of my hand was on the other. Not fun.

Hours later dented skin seems to have returned to normal, no bruising but tingly numbness remains down entire inside, pad, and top of thumb. Will nerve heal itself? Wondering if best to limit movement or move as normal?

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