This Is Why Paper Cut Hurts So Bad

why paper cut hurts

There are a few things, some involving the paper, some involving your skin. For one thing, what a part of your body comes in touch with paper the most? Right, the bulk of paper cuts happen on the fingers and hands. Your hands are pretty complex sensory instruments, and they’re absolutely full of nerve fibers called nociceptors. These guys sense temperature, pressure, and pain, and there are more of them per sq inch in your hands and fingers than most other parts of your body. Injuries there are noticed far…

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