Why do your fingers look like a prune?

Why do your fingers look like a prune after they have been in water for awhile?


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When flesh has been submerged for a while, it will absorb some of the fluid and swell, like a sponge.  The tissue underneath the skin on your fingers and toes is securely attached to the tough upper layers of skin and holds tightly to the expanding flesh, creating wrinkles. 

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