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How do I remove a ring from swollen finger? Put expensive wedding band on which consisted of three rings. It was easy to put on but later as the day wore on, i felt tightning. I attempted to take it off with each pull getting harder and harder and my fi

How do I remove a ring from swollen finger? Put expensive wedding band on which consisted of three rings.  It was easy to put on but later as the day wore on, i felt tightning.  I attempted to take it off with each pull getting harder and harder and my fi

I'm : I'm sure you've tried a lubricant. The more you tug at it, the more swollen your finger is going to get, and the more impossible it will be to remove. You have to go to the er and have them cut it off before it cuts off the circulation to your finger. They will have the right instrument to safely and painlessly cut it off. Don't wait. Go now. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Finger Swelling (Definition)

Finger swelling is a clinical finding in which the tissue around of the finger has retained fluid and is enlarged. This can occur with injury to the finger or with other ...Read more


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How can you remove a ring on a swollen finger?

How can you remove a ring on a swollen finger?

Remove a ring: Windex. Ice to finger but not to the ring. String yarn or floss. See this to understand http://handcare.assh.org/Hand-Safety/Removing-a-Ring.aspx ...Read more

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I have swollen finger with stuck rings on help?

I have swollen finger with stuck rings on help?

See a doctor: Then see a doctor and have the finger evaluated. There are numerous possible causes. ...Read more

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In what way can you remove a ring from a swollen finger?

In what way can you remove a ring from a swollen finger?

String: Place string or heavy thread under the ring than wrap the string around the finger proximal to distal as tight as possible. Then grab the proximal end of the string and forcefully unwrap the string. Because the string is under the ring it will push the ring toward the end of the finger and therefore remove the ring. ...Read more

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What do you suggest I do to get a ring off of my swollen finger?

One of the best: Description i've seen is from the assh http://www.Assh.Org/public/safety/pages/how-to-get-ring-off.Aspx. ...Read more

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How can you remove a ring from a swollen finger without cutting the ring?

Carefully: There are many ways to remove a ring from a swollen finger. Unfortunately, sometimes it must be cut off. Try this site for a few remedies. If it doesn't work, see your doctor. http://www.wikihow.com/remove-a-stuck-ring. ...Read more

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How should I help my swollen finger?

Whats causing it?: We would first need to know whats causing the swelling. Is it infection? Inflammation? Trauma? ...Read more

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What do you do with a swollen finger ?

Hard to answer,no --: -history.trauma, or just appeared, pain, discoloration. Lots of information missing. How long has it been swollen + much more. ...Read more

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How to make jammed swollen finger go down?

How to make jammed swollen finger go down?

Ice to start.: Ice application reduces swelling and inflammation. An xray may be required to rule out a more serious fracture. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a swollen finger?

What is the best way to treat a swollen finger?

Swollen finger: Most finger sprains/jammed finger are treated with ice, rest and taping. If the pain is significant and swelling is significant you should have it evaluated with x-rays in an urgent care or with your pcp. ...Read more