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If you were to cut off the tips of 2 of your fingers, and pressed them together, would they fuse over time?

Asked by ragingloli (52026points) December 14th, 2023

Over several days/weeks. Would the body know they are supposed to be separate?

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Hawaii_Jake's avatar

Only yours, Loli.

janbb's avatar

Possibly in a child’s fingers because they generate new cells faster but not in an adult’s.

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Excellent question. If you totally immobilized and stayed still for a month than maybe.

You might need a couple of leaching treatments to get rid of the stale blood.

Blackwater_Park's avatar

Did you not read Johnny Tremain?

Jeruba's avatar

@Blackwater_Park, she didn’t mention molten silver.

flutherother's avatar

I think they would otherwise skin grafts and plastic surgery or flap surgery wouldn’t work.

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