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

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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Raymond Raven
Dr. Raymond Raven
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Ring

Soak in soap and gently pull under warm water, if fails try olive oil instead of soap, if fails try thread wrapped around finger & under the ring then pull while rotating.

In brief: Ring

Soak in soap and gently pull under warm water, if fails try olive oil instead of soap, if fails try thread wrapped around finger & under the ring then pull while rotating.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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