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How To Get A Wooden Splinter Out Of A Toddlers Foot
My daughter has a splinter in her foot and its so small yhat I can't reach it with twizzers, what is the best way to get it out fast? Help
I use a needle: When these come into the office it is often because parents have not been able to get them out. I rely on magnification/light & the business end of an injection needle to scoop the splinter out. If it is superfical enough, i don't need to numb the area with anesthetic. If the splinter is very small and the kid has no pain while walking, you could leave it alone. Some will work themselves out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that if you get a thorn/splinter in your foot for example, it can somehow go up into your body, into your heart, etc.? Thank you
No: There is no common circumstance where that could happen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to get a splinter that is deep under the skin in the ball of my foot out. Painful to walk?
Would avoid: "Bathroom surgery". If the credit card trick - scrape against the splinter didn't work - I would not dig for it. The simplest option is to see a podiatrist. P.S. When was your last tetanus shot? Take care. ...Read more
My one year old has a small splinter or small piece of glass in her foot and it hurts her every time she move it how can I get it out unpainfully?
See a doctor: If you has problem to remove, please see your doctor and he/she might can do that with proper tool ...Read more
Got metal splinter in foot and white puss is coming out, i can't get it out. Will it draw out itself?
Foreign body: Not necessarily. And the fact that you have pus coming out of the foot shows that there is an infectious process. I would recommend evaluation by a podiatrist asap. If you can't be seen, go to the er. You need someone to look at the foot, get the metal out, place you on antibiotics and make sure your tetanus status is up to date. ...Read more
Too much: Pressure on the plantar fascia. I suggest you stop wearing them. Try crocks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take toddler: To the foot doc. ...Read more
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