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Can a tungsten ring be cut off finger if needed?

Can a tungsten ring be cut off finger if needed?

Yes: There are some clever tips with lubrication and the winding of a cord around the finger and under the ring which might allow removal without cutting the ring. This can be found on the internet and is a good first step. Emergency rooms have cutting devices to remove rings if necessary. ...Read more

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Please help, what can I do to get my ring off of my finger?

Please help, what can I do to get my ring off of my finger?

How long's been on?: If you have a ring that's been on for ten years, and your knuckle/bone has enlarged to the point that your ring won't come off, unfortunately cutting the ring off is your only choice. If you have new swelling or fullness and have been able to remove the ring within the last month or so, try cool water and dish soap. Rub your moistened finger with a thin layer of soap, and twist to help it off! ...Read more

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

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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Please explain if it is true that hospitals cannot cut titanium rings off of a human finger in the case of a medical emergency?

Please explain if it is true that hospitals cannot cut titanium rings off of a human finger in the case of a medical emergency?

Difficult: Requires power tool (like Dremel) and takes a while. If in occupation likely subject to hand trauma (like mechanic / miller / etc.) can talk to jeweler about drilling 4 tiny holes through ring (3/6/9/12 o'clock) to create weak points in the ring...or wear ring on a chain around neck while working. ...Read more

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How to fix my twisted ring finger?

How to fix my twisted ring finger?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How do you break your ring finger?

How do you break your ring finger?

Many ways: Why would you want to? Fingers can break from a crush, twist, jam, and may other ways. ...Read more

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How do I stop pain in my ring finger?

How do I stop pain in my ring finger?

Treat the cause: The finger needs to be evaluated, nalgesics can be give safely at that point. ...Read more

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What is this new pain in my ring finger?

What is this new pain in my ring finger?

Need more info: Where is the pain, what are its characteristics, is the finger swollen, have you used a new ring, and are there other symptoms. No way of analyzing this without this, and an exam of the finger. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What does pain in right ring finger mean?

What does pain in right ring finger mean?

Your question can: Not be answered without a medical examination. ...Read more