Can brass fragments be left in skin

gun explosion, brass fragment still left in skin from bullet . must they be removed or can they be left along?
Asked Dec 28, 2009
They must be removed. The spot inside your body where the brass is can get infected from within, and you can get gangrene, and you would have to have to get that part of you amputated. There are many other complications that can take place as well.
Answered Dec 28, 2009

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