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If you got a ring stuck on your finger, and finger is swollen, what is the best way to get the ring off?

If you got a ring stuck on your finger, and finger is swollen, what is the best way to get the ring off?

Several: If you have done all that your can with greasing agents (crisco works well), have tried ice, and it just will not come off, then there is a way to wrap the finger from distal to proximal and the pass the end under the ring and reverse the process. This works often. If you cannot removed the ring and there is danger of the ring remaining, then you will have to have it cut off at er or elsewhere. ...Read more

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My boyfriend got a ring stuck on his finger to where it caused these huge weird blisters on his finger,we got the ring off. but should he still go see?

My boyfriend got a ring stuck on his finger to where it caused these huge weird blisters on his finger,we got the ring off. but should he still go see?

...a doctor? Not: ...necessarily. The blisters may be a result of injury to the skin in the effort of removing it or an allergic reaction to a metal that the ring is made of. Since the source of the problem has been removed, it's likely to heal on its own, Give it a couple of days. Hope this is helpful. Dr. Anne ...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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I wear a ring(some weight to it) when removed that finger has difficulty straightening.What to do?

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

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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.

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.

Arthritis?: I know it seems strange for someone so young, but these symptoms can occur with osteoarthritis from over use or repetitive movements. Please discuss this with your doctor. She may want to order an x-ray or other imaging and blood tests. ...Read more

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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?

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