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Smashed Fingernail Blood Draining: DIY Surgery

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SUBSCRIBE!: http://bit.ly/1G97GmA SHARE THIS VIDEO: https://youtu.be/XUAjQqAqooE I was out mining for gold and had to pull a boulder from the hole I was digging in. The way the rock looked, I assumed it was rounded in nature. Turns out it was more like an egg shape so when I pulled it out it became much heavier than I anticipated. The rock fell along with my hand and it smashed my fingernail right on my pickaxe!!! The result was blood pooling under my fingernail in what is called a subungual hematoma. These things hurt SO SO BAD!!!! Legit kept me up all night, could not sleep more than a few minutes. The pain led me to do something I’ve never done before… DIY surgery! I sterilized and heated up a paper clip and burned right through my nail to relieve the pressure of the blood below. The result was INSTANT relief. It took a few weeks for the nail to fall off and it never got infected. I did however wash it and soak it twice a day in soapy water. I hope this video helps people out there who have blood under the nail and need to know how to relieve the pressure! Also, my new YouTube channel all about gold mining is here “ModernDayMiners” : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdEurcSWTC7P6xokfT17tRA Follow Nickipedia Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nickuhas Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/nickuhas Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uhasbrand Nickipedia Website: http://www.nickipedia.com Production Team: Writer/Producer: Nick Uhas Editor: Griffin Lewis DP: Sam Mosco Sources: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/bleeding-under-nail#1 http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/how-to-drain-blood-from-under-a-nail
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Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
I was out mining for gold and had to pull a boulder from the hole I was digging in. The way the rock looked, I assumed it was rounded in nature. Turns out it was more like an egg shape so when I pulled it out it became much heavier than I anticipated. The rock fell along with my hand and it smashed my fingernail right on my pickaxe!!! The result was blood pooling under my fingernail in what is called a subungual hematoma. These things hurt SO SO BAD!!!! Legit kept me up all night, could not sleep more than a few minutes. The pain led me to do something I’ve never done before… DIY surgery! I sterilized and heated up a paper clip and burned right through my nail to relieve the pressure of the blood below. The result was INSTANT relief. It took a few weeks for the nail to fall off and it never got infected. I did however wash it and soak it twice a day in soapy water. I hope this video helps people out there who have blood under the nail and need to know how to relieve the pressure! Also, my new YouTube channel all about gold mining is here “ModernDayMiners” : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdEu...
That boii Oscar (1 year ago)
did it hurt when you put the paperclip in your nail??
Ignacio ferreira (1 year ago)
It was a bit gross but pretty cool and satisfying to see it get out.
Valka Ross Acress (1 year ago)
Nick Uhas you are awesome !
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
thanks for watching!
fs qn (1 year ago)
Nick Uhas thanks for sharing. very informative and interesting content.
whaletrail1 (24 days ago)
Mr. Badass (2 months ago)
Next video nail replacement from regular nail to gold nail.
FiercestDuck (2 months ago)
I got a bloodclot on all my fingers when my brother smashed the door on them and I wasnt sure how to fix it so I just kinda left them and after a while the pain went away (I still have them and they look weird but we tried to remove it but the blood had dried so the doctors just released pressure on it)
maurice sloan (2 months ago)
instant relief. omggg feels good.
stupidaswhat Lemon (3 months ago)
Does this hole heal?
Phillippa Garner (3 months ago)
Hey Nick! have just followed your video - pierced my the nail of my big toe with a hot paperclip. Thank you so much for your video!! have been in tears of pain for the past two days - what a relief.
Elias Alegria (3 months ago)
that look more painful than mine when i crushed my pinky with the truck
Qwertyboy (4 months ago)
It's happening to me now does it hurt to put the hole in???
Nick Uhas (4 months ago)
it doesn't because your nail has no nerves... however don't push too hard, as the nail bed (right underneath the nail) has many nerve endings. Let the hot paperclip do all the work and melt through the nail to get to the blood pool
Lotus (5 months ago)
Thank you so much
Kane Burns (5 months ago)
Wow this is insanely satisfying when it pops
Drakkarius (5 months ago)
one month with one of my toes like that, didnt hurt until now, so i needed the pain to go away I followed this video and after i did the hole it hurt a lot then the pain started to get away. Recommendation just make the hole as soon as posible.
guns for the patriots (6 months ago)
i have done this before like they way you did it an with just a drill bit without the drill
Cheyenne Mckee (6 months ago)
this was sooooo gross. BUT SOOOOO AWESOME that POP was super SATISFYING!!!!!!!
deadwolf 3000 (7 months ago)
TheRighteousVoice (7 months ago)
666 like. . .
Aaron Gutang (7 months ago)
Would it heal by itself if I put an ice pack on it for everyday and not do anything physical
Aaron Gutang (7 months ago)
Does it hurt because I have one on my pinky
PeaceIsKey (7 months ago)
During the first day of the crucible my senior drill instructor killed me, then told me to go do a high crawl (with my rifle slinged to my back) , so I got up and did it, then right when I started the compensator of my M16A4 service rifle decided to fall off of my back and land right on the nail of my middle finger. I just graduated yesterday and am about to do this. Thanks for the video!
hawraa mahdi (8 months ago)
In the end of the vidoe was the same finger whose applied the surgery on it ? 2 week ago i had the same ..but the was just smal area ..if i applied this now does it work? and wt happen to my finger later ??
Judehas skills (8 months ago)
How is your nail so short
AhhSole (8 months ago)
I droped a wheelbarrow on my foot today, litteraly just burnt through my nail then and oh..my..god. The amount of presure that came from my nail, I nearly shot myself in the eye with blood as soon as I removed the red hot pin, but it was instant, painless relief, it feels so much better now, thanks!
Joanna Sanchez (8 months ago)
its been 6 months homeboy! how's the nail looking? any updates?
Joanna Sanchez (8 months ago)
Nick Uhas that's cool... so the ring fits great now then.. have a great day....
Nick Uhas (8 months ago)
+Joanna Sanchez my nail grew back perfect with the cuticle!! Healthy as can be!
Jason De Lima (8 months ago)
A safety pin works a lot better it goes through like butter
corgidog (8 months ago)
This wasnt gross, kinda cool looking acctually.
Demo Demo (8 months ago)
I hope this will work for me. I smashed my finder between the gates more than 1 month ago. There is no progress of relief. I will give that method a shot. By the way, this video is not gross at all :)
Nick Uhas (8 months ago)
I didn't think it was that gross either (but I also worked in the anatomy department on cadavers in college)... hope it works for you, it certainly worked for me!!!
Boštjan Čadež (8 months ago)
I crushed my face now I'm a pug, how do I fix my face.
Yung Plaisted (9 months ago)
what's the pain level of having to do this? my fingers been smashed the past few days and I'm curious to know how painful popping it is
ShortStyle (9 months ago)
What I did when a BROWNIE box at work smashed my finger, is made multiple holes then SQUEEZED out the blood!
furiskykatt (10 months ago)
This video was oddly satisfying!
Kurai Kunshu (1 year ago)
Blood and gore dont bother me but when it comes to finger nail blood and gore related stuff i cring so hard i feel like my face might implode
Luv Vida (1 year ago)
Does it hurt? I need to do it.
Cooper Breh (1 year ago)
so sorry for u.. just watching u do this is hurting me
NorthName36 (1 year ago)
That pop made me almost throw up and also the fact you poked a hole in your fingernail made me feel the same
DARTH VADER (1 year ago)
why do I have pleasure seeing you pain?
S.H Lyrics (1 year ago)
Myn looks like a baby's bruise compared to this this will heal in a day :P
Crystal Elk (1 year ago)
Nick that was awesome to show because your saving people alot of money by doing it yourself, ( if possible. ) I'm very sensitive to blood & the like, this didn't make me feel bad. I learned something new which is great. I'm 56 yrs old, so no worry that I'll try this unless I absolutely have to. PEACE LOVE & DREAM'S! PS...I seen you on AGT! But didn't see if you moved on? And it was great from what I seen. I think Howie was a bit upset though...? if you can talk about it??? was he upset?🍁 💝🗺🌐📷🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟✔👌😉🌱🌹🌴🌈🌊🕊💞💭🎬
Ghasha (1 year ago)
this would have been useful two years ago
Guitar Bizzare (1 year ago)
its not the blood that gets me... its the pop!! ah god sounds messed up
Miyuki Nishioka (1 year ago)
Really cool!!
Jonathan Cook (1 year ago)
ROVERTHEGREAT (1 year ago)
I know I'm weird but this video was a bit satisfying
Chelsea Bolch (1 year ago)
I totally understand how much pain you were in! I got my left ring finger slammed into my locker when I was in high school and my nail did the same thing. It hurt so bad! Any way I was an athletic trainer and when I went to that class my coach had me soak my finger into a solution then he used a tiny drill to release the pressure and blood. But it scared me and I moved my hand and well the drill bit stayed into my nail... That hurt lol but It did feel instantly better! Your method looks less painful haha!!!
Every event of your life, you take advantage of it to leave us some teaching, Thank you Nick!
Jinno Parangue (1 year ago)
I don't really have an injured finger right now but I still watched this for...you know, future events that are unpredictable and that might happen to me as well (I hope not). Better to be ready, right? But I have a question, does it hurt your nail when your putting a hole in it? I mean since the paperclip is hot it might slightly burn your flesh in the finger.
Chris Riley (1 year ago)
Blood spatter looks like an ink blot test
Kaptain Riflebeard (1 year ago)
Huh I didn't know you were a doctor. I thought you were a scientist
Nazi Loverzxc (1 year ago)
I really shouldn't watch this while eating
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
would not recommend that!
BlueDawg1o (1 year ago)
I actually got my toe shut in one of those automatic doors and I so wish I had this video
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
God Speed to you!!!
Anders P (1 year ago)
It seems like the puncture to drain was done pretty low down the nail - for clarification sake, had you lost the entire nail after doing this? Kinda curious if maybe less would have been lost if the initial site was up higher like the second. That's really, really neat though. Thank you for sharing! I've done some DIY stuff such as this, and it's worked out better for me personally rather than waiting to see doctors initially at least.
Anders P (1 year ago)
Nick Uhas Folks used to do it all the time anyway, and in less safe conditions right? Plus in rural areas - so much more accessible for people today to do it themselves (as long as done safely!). Thanks for the reply, hope the nail looks better for the wedding! :)
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
Totally agree with you on this! Also, the nail seemed to be letting go even when it was just the blood separating it. I'm not 100%, but I believe the hole placement had very little to do with losing the whole nail. In fact, I'm glad the whole nail fell off, provided a nice clean fresh slate!
trisha fallon (1 year ago)
I dropped a glass bottle on my big toe years ago, when I went to drs she got a paper clip out of her desk drawer and did the exact same thing :') I still can't believe how painful it was, honestly the most pain i've ever been in - and it's incredible how much relief it brings when that pressure is gone! :)
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
RRIIIGGHHHTTT!!! I could not believe how much pain that little bit of blood under the nail created! Glad to hear it all worked out!
thank you for this video. you helped me discover I should never watch videos like this, as I feel queasy after watching it. suppose it's better a person I like watching than a random person.
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
Josh Christensen (1 year ago)
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Trevbuscus 8 (1 year ago)
Nick I had to do the same thing and what happened is there will end up being a space under your finger nail
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
thanks for the heads up! I'm just glad the pain is gone!
Sophie Eaton (1 year ago)
This was so cool, can you do some more like this please! Obviously I don't want you to keep hurting yourself or get your finger crushed again but more stuff like this would be awesome. P.s please don't hurt yourself again🙏
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
we can certainly keep the format and topics like this! But yea, def gonna try and not keep hurting myself ; ) Thanks for watching!
shadowcode2011 (1 year ago)
It cool I know what to do now that happen often were I work
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
perfect! and trust me, works so well!
Favorite Child (1 year ago)
WooOAh wish my dad had known this when I was 7 and smashed my toe nail. Instead he painfully ripped my toe nail off.
xMelody Playz (28 days ago)
Favorite Child thats like child abuse isnt it? 😂
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
errr merrr gerrdd... That's super intense, yea this way is much much much less painful!
Jane Pierre Mtz (1 year ago)
Auch !! xd
Inception Segment (1 year ago)
good info bro, i liked it
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
thanks man!
Muy Bien (1 year ago)
Hope it gets all better Nick... :)
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
it's looking better now : )
Jane Rendleman (1 year ago)
This was really cool! I'd enjoy seeing more medical science on this channel
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
we will do what we can!
TheDiamondLegend (1 year ago)
gross lol
Mana Singri (1 year ago)
i found this too interesting
Lucas DeLeon (1 year ago)
It was not as bad as i thought
Angel Ocasio (1 year ago)
pretty cool
Emilyisannoying (1 year ago)
This is even more satisfying than pimple popping videos
Eduardo Garcia (1 year ago)
it was cool
Carissa Cherpes (1 year ago)
This was actually really cool and I appreciate your sterilization method haha
Markus Medvetski (1 year ago)
the end result was... that nail... so 😣😣😣😣
Mathias Daa (1 year ago)
Pretty cool man :)
King Maxwell (1 year ago)
I'm fine but I do watch TGF bros a lot so I'm used to it
Replay Royale (1 year ago)
That wasn't gross at all . I once had my whole fingernail removed and that was gross.
S.K.PUNEETH KUMAR (1 year ago)
on the whole thanks dude
S.K.PUNEETH KUMAR (1 year ago)
dude i had my finger jammed between two things leaving me in a similar situation as here. but i just left it . it just healed. but now i know what i could have done to release the pain. nice.
MRA 124 (1 year ago)
I'm glad I've found your channel, you're amazing and I love your videos❤️❤️
Stew Knoles (1 year ago)
You saved a ton a money by not going to a doctor or hospital. They would have done the same thing only you paid nothing. Great job.
Stew Knoles (1 year ago)
Good video Nick. Thanks for sharing.
TragiikFC (1 year ago)
I found you from smash lab so I started to watch you I love your content so far keep up the good work this will be realy useful for people who actually mine and who have a job who get hurt in a daily basis sense it might happen to their nails
TotalTimaniacXx (1 year ago)
lol I've been biting my nails since I was little, and I'm pretty sure my nails grow much faster than normal. It would only take me 2 or 3 months to grow a full nail
Abru P (1 year ago)
I thought that the ring was supposed to be in the left hand 🤔
Youp vd Peijl (1 year ago)
God video can you make more of these kind of videos
Juli A. (1 year ago)
My dad says that his grandma used to do the needle thing to him when this would happen, and that after she did he would feel INSTANTLY better.
Derry M (1 year ago)
Might need to call you dr. Nick at this rate
Connorwhatthehell (1 year ago)
Did the nail come off?
possum magic (1 year ago)
wow, this was really cool nick hope your finger feels normal again soon.
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
thank you! It feels good now! good enough for me to keep gold mining : )
Drew Daniel (1 year ago)
My dad did that with a drill. Same result, but a more disturbing sight...
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
OMG!!! I can only imagine! (blood everywhere)
cjaddisin (1 year ago)
aww poor baby, hope you're feeling better
cjaddisin (1 year ago)
awww i am so glad here's a lollipop for being so awesome!
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
I survived : p
Unstable HD (1 year ago)
*Story* My mom just happened to be over and she told me that she had smashed her finger on a door and it was really hurting. Coincidentally, this video came out. I showed it to her and she did it. It actually worked! She said the pain was reduced so much only after a few minutes! Thanks for showing this Nick!
Nickolas Stanfield (1 year ago)
Nick Uhas would you ever do Big Brother again?
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
omg!!!! that's incredible!!!!! well, I'm stoked I could help!
Haryll (1 year ago)
I had one of these! My finger got slammed on a door I never knew about this yet! It hurt so bad! I feel you ....
Wesley Cantrell (1 year ago)
yeah he's fine and the nurse at my school didn't even know that you could do that
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
if it works, it works! With room temp you only run the higher risk of infection (didn't burn the little bacterial on the needle first) ... hope it works out fine though!
Wesley Cantrell (1 year ago)
HarylGamer I have never had one but my dad had one two days ago and we popped it by going under the nail with a room temp needle, yes I know thats stupid
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
I FEEL you!!! it legit kept me up all night... you can hear it in my voice in the video (like I have a cold)... trust me this works, and it's amazing!
Sarcastic Brit (1 year ago)
Maybe this will become the new youtube trend. Guess it will save me money going to get surgery haha
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
that would be AWESOME! save money!!!
• Emma • (1 year ago)
I find all your videos so interesting
• Emma • (1 year ago)
No problem!! xx
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
thank you Emma!
The Cheese Lab (1 year ago)
Right after you did the DIY surgery on the pain meter how bad (or good) was it? And same with now
Why Not (5 months ago)
Does it hurt to put a hot paper clip to your nail?
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
like no joke from a 14 to a 1... then about an hour later a 0
Dr. DylanHQ (1 year ago)
Gross but cool
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
right on!
Stay Medicated (1 year ago)
that was dope
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
Jacob Stulgis (1 year ago)
Seemed cool
MrFloodey (1 year ago)
Clean your cooker, Nick! :D It was actually rather interesting to see! How much would've an ER/Doctors visit cost? Here in the UK, it'd be free - just really curious as to how much it'd cost roughly.
MrFloodey (1 year ago)
As soon as the pressure is relieved, totally, it's like growing a new finger. Even the slightest pressure point is the only thing you can think of, especially on fingers. Glad it's all good now! :)
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
that's actually just the new nail growing in, looks smaller, but it will grow into place. The old nail fell off in different pieces because it was still attached at the base... so I trimmed it in stages. It kept getting caught on things and I didn't want to rip the nail bed and make it bleed. It was actually more comfortable once the old nail was totally off!
MrFloodey (1 year ago)
Why did the nail shrink? Or did you just cut the dead part of the nail off, or have to remove it? I know from experience that I had to have my nail removed by ER when I crushed it - was too high a risk of infection to keep it on.
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
exactly!!! that's why I did it to begin with!!! legit would have done the same thing... but I prefer to be the person putting holes in my nails ; )
MrFloodey (1 year ago)
Chuck some soap and hot water on it - sort it right out! It's crazy to think all they'd have done would be exactly the same thing, and charge the price of your arm for it!
Jus Jaisinghani (1 year ago)
It was interesting to know that one can hole a nail with a heated pin. And ya it was not at all gross.
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
riiight!!! Can also be done with a small drill bit (hand held)
Think Stuff (1 year ago)
Could you pertain to your channel name and maybe begin a series similar to let's say a video encyclopedia?
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
I know, I heard... I reached out to him. Thanks for the heads up though, much appreciated.
Think Stuff (1 year ago)
His Father passed away....Do'nt forget to console him.....hope the vid. comes out soon 'nd provides both of u with happiness......
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
we're 100% going to be doing that in the future, "Nickipedia Kids"
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
I know GeoNow... we're actually going to work on the Hungary video together (I'm Hungarian).. ps love the creativity!
Think Stuff (1 year ago)
I also request you to create child friendly content! ( P. S. : If you have'nt figured it out yet, I am a Child Prodigy! )
Royalty Kennels (1 year ago)
this was so cool. i used to do that when i was young but i used a knife lol it works on black eyes too. ps you still look cute Nick 💋💋💋💋💋
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
that's intense! thanks for watching!
NerdHawksBR _ (1 year ago)
i was eating u-u :T
Nick Uhas (1 year ago)
lolz.. whoops

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