Not much grosses me out.
Pus? No problem.
Vomit? Impervious to the smell.
When I heard this story, I literally had to take a swig of some Maalox.
There’s a patient who occasionally frequents our emergency department who recently came in for treatment. He has scars all over his body from various accidents – road rash, scrapes, cuts, etc.
Reportedly the reason his scars are so noticeable is because …
He repeatedly pulls off the scabs and eats them like friggin potato chips.
“Hey honey! Bring home a movie and some french onion dip! I just got into another bicycle accident!”
I don’t even want to know what happens with wound infections.