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He’d grown his fingernails long. Unusually so for a man. But this man’s long fingernails had purpose. Paring.

First he rubbed ibuprofen gel into both his legs, from top to toe. This provided some essential local anaesthetic. Then, after giving himself a start, carefully using a sharp kitchen knife, he slid his fingernails under his skin, taking care to detach just the skin and no more. Gingerly he eased all the skin on his legs away. The ibuprofen gel was working.

Finally, he pulled off his skin like a pair of tights.

No longer would he scratch at his eczema.

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    Jamie Clapperton 3 months ago

    ......Blimey.

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    Christopher 3 months ago

    Holy crap!

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    Christopher 3 months ago

    That's a frightening mental image!

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    Drew Martyn 3 months ago

    Ugh! But brilliantly urgh!!

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    Neville Hunt 3 months ago

    Sorry fellas. I got an itch on my leg (eczema) this morning and scratched it rather too enthusiastically. It got me thinking...

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