Why Are Paper Cuts So Painful?

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    Paper cuts are tiny compared to other injuries you may have experienced, but they hurt… A LOT! This has to do with your hands being pretty sensitive, and the fact that the edges of paper are like tiny saws.

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    Sources:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2FLuU5obhM
    http://mentalfloss.com/article/30713/why-do-paper-cuts-hurt-so-much
    http://www.realsimple.com/health/first-aid-health-basics/first-aid/paper-cut
    http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-unkindest-cut/
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2016/09/27/mans-paper-cut-turns-into-life-threatening-medical-emergency/
    http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160902-why-paper-cuts-hurt-so-much
    http://www.skinsight.com/info/blog/2009/09/17/qa-pain-paper-cuts
    http://abcnews.go.com/Health/PainManagement/story?id=4258917&page=1
    http://www.menshealth.com/health/why-are-paper-cuts-so-painful

    Images:
    Paper Cut: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oww_Papercut_14365.jpg

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