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medical The Worst Places for a Cut  

Lauren Slocum
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List Rules Upvote the places that hurt the most when you have a paper cut or other small cut.

We've all had those cuts that are complete nuisances... the ones you acquire while trying to rip open the plastic packaging on anything from Costco, or the ones you wake up with after a weekend of camping in the woods (though you can't recall how they happened). Something as simple as a paper cut or a snag on a protruding nail can be one of the most annoying injuries to heal, especially if it makes its home on any of the specific body parts listed below. 

The potential cutting locations listed here are results of doing everyday, normal things, which makes these annoying places to get a cut even more annoying. We're talking about avoidable instances that occur during normal, routine events throughout your day; taking out the trash and stubbing your toe; enjoying a delicious sandwich only to bite the inside of your cheek so hard it feels like someone punched you in the stomach; or one second you're cutting tomatoes in the kitchen and the next you're clutching a paper towel around a microscopic cut across your knuckle that will pester you and crack open eight times before it properly heals. 

Any crease or fold on your body automatically makes it onto this list of the worst places to cut yourself. Which place for a cut do you think is the worst? Vote up the worst place to cut yourself - those places that cause the most incredibly annoying nuisances. Think of it this way, if you could forever thwart certain stupid injuries for the rest of your life, which ones would they be?
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1
79 16
Under Your Fingernail is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Under Your Fingernail

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2
84 18
Any Place That's Considered a ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Any Place That's Considered a "Private" Part

3
77 16
In Between Your Fingers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
In Between Your Fingers

4
53 11
Your Eyelids is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Your Eyelids

5
54 14
In Between Your Toes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
In Between Your Toes

6
57 16
Across Your Achilles Heel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Across Your Achilles Heel

7
45 15
Under Your Tongue is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Under Your Tongue

8
51 24
Corner of Your Mouth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Corner of Your Mouth

9
32 13
The Nasal Septum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
The Nasal Septum

10
37 19
Bottom of Your Foot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Bottom of Your Foot

11
37 21
Inside of Your Cheek is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Inside of Your Cheek

12
32 18
Tip of Finger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Tip of Finger

13
24 20
Inside of Your Armpit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Inside of Your Armpit

14
24 20
Anywhere on Your Lips is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Anywhere on Your Lips

15
22 18
In the Fold of Your Elbow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
In the Fold of Your Elbow

16
21 17
Where Your Earlobe Connects to... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Where Your Earlobe Connects to Your Face

17
21 22
An Unreachable Spot on Your Ba... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
An Unreachable Spot on Your Back

18
18 21
On Your Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
On Your Knuckles

19
13 22
Top of Your Foot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Top of Your Foot

20
9 17
Across the Bridge of Your Nose is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Places for a Cut
Across the Bridge of Your Nose