Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by bassJ725, Aug 17, 2004.

  1. bassJ725


    Jul 7, 2004
    Im having problems with my finger bleeding when I play. Even when I play with a pick and i still hit my finger and now just about everytime I play my finger bleeds is there a problem with my form?
  2. You mean the top of your fingers where the nail is?

    If so i'd say so.. keep playing and you might get calluses (sp?) and that should stop the problem..

    Or superglue it.. the coat of glue should be strong enough to prevent bleeding.
  3. That's very strange. You must have very weak skin. Presumably you'll learn not to hit your finger after a while, but maybe you could protect it with something. Superglue or one finger cut off a glove, maybe?
  4. bassJ725


    Jul 7, 2004
    Yea the top were my nail is.
  5. Redhotbassist


    Oct 19, 2002
    yeah quite strange, drink more milk, it will strengthen your layers of skin.
  6. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    I don't understand why they call them fingers; I've never seen them fing.

    Oh, wait. There they go.
  7. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    sounds to me like you're playing too aggressively and too recklessly.

    you should take a step back, think about your technique, clean it up, precision is important.
  8. try making ur fingernail line receed (like... the same thing hairlines do) that way u'll play with meat. unless U've got weak meat.... i doubt it'll bleed....