To BB, or Not to BB: An Answer to a Deep Question

December 31, 2006

Pellets from a BB gun can lodgetoo deep in the flesh to be retrievedwith ordinary forceps.

Pellets from a BB gun can lodgetoo deep in the flesh to be retrievedwith ordinary forceps. However, thespoon end of a comedo extractorfits BBs perfectly; it can be used tosnare a pellet and remove it from thewound with little tissue damage.
-Donald J. Kovacs, MD
  Boiling Springs, Pa