This round thing started growing on one of my fingers earlier today. I thought it was a blister, but why would I have a blister? Also, it was too thick to be a blister and well beneath the skin. It didn't hurt or anything, but I kept staring at it while typing because, hey, its fucking weird to have something randomly growing off of you in the course of a day, right?
I tried squeezing it like a pimple, but it wasn't red and clearly wasn't some weird finger-zit. I was going to call X, and tell them that yet another weird thing had happened to my body, but instead I just sat down and read for awhile. I soaked it in warm water, but that didn't do anything.
After about an hour of that, I resolved to get out a needle and pop it. Despite that it didn't hurt, and popping it would hurt, and badly. I was careful with the needle. I ran it through flames for awhile, then boiled it, then wiped it down with alcohol. I rubbed the damned thing with alcohol all over, and it didn't burn or anything because, like I said, it was pretty well underneath my skin.
It took five or ten minutes to get up the courage to actually do it. The minute the needle hit my skin, it hurt like hell because of the rubbing alcohol I'd poured all over the unbroken skin trying to sanitize it. I guess I thought that if I pushed a needle into it, it would automatically pop, and hurt just briefly, like a shot. I forgot that I had to break through all that skin first.
After awhile of jabbing, it didn't really hurt anymore, like I'd gotten used to the sensation of it. And, after a few more seconds, I heard a small popping sound, and it was all over. I had my eyes closed during, but I looked to see exactly what it looked like, expecting pus at the very least.
Turns out, it was just blood. It must have been an ounce at least, and it all drained out at once. I didn't want to do this in the bathroom where someone might walk in, so I just did it over a plastic cup I found in the first floor kitchen. I've still got it, and there's just blood in it. I guess I just had a huge blood blister under my skin.
I'm going to get it checked out tomorrow to make sure it doesn't become infected.