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Ring Off 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
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
How to get a ring off, when your fingers are swollen? Is it standerd to remove a ring when putting a splint on?
Cold: Usually cold water does the job. If not check with your doc. ...Read more
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
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
I wear a ring(some weight to it) when removed that finger has difficulty straightening.What to do?
Ring: It's probably too tight. Resize or get a different ring. Could test by not wearing ring for days and seeing if finger behaves. ...Read more
When someone gains about 20 to 30lbs is that enough weight to cause the fingers to swell? I can't hardly wear any of my rings anymore.
Hard to say: Need to figure out why they hurt then we can talk about how to treat holistically. ...Read more
I'm 21. Within 4 hours after work, my middle & ring fingers became extremely stiff, and not able to be bent without a pain of about 8.5.
Cubital tunnel syn.: Though it can be neck or shoulder in origin this most likely represents a pinched nerve at your elbow. Try not leaning on your elbow and wrapping it in extension at night. If not successful i would see me or someone like me.(orthopedic/hand surgeon) hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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