What is the best way to remove a deep splinter under the fingernail?


Removing a deep splinter under the fingernail might take a few minutes, but it can be done. You will need to use warm water, small bowl and a tea spoon of baking soda. You would want to soak your finger for about 10 minutes then you would want to wash your hands with soap and water, so that it can dry. After your finger is dry clip where the splinter is like a V shape and then start to pull the skin back. Once you can see the splinter all you have to do is make sure that you grab the splinter with some tweezers and you are all set to go. This is a great way to remove a splinter that is deep in the nail. You can also use this method again if you happen to ever get another one.
Q&A Related to "What is the best way to remove a deep splinter..."
1. Soak the finger for 10 minutes in a small bowl of warm water and 1 tbsp. of baking soda. Wash your hands with soap and water and dry thoroughly. Clean the tweezers and fingernail
Splinters can occur any time you work with wooden objects. Even the smoothest wooden vase can be problematic if you catch the wood on a grain and the end result can be a painful splinter
1 Avoid applying pressure. Don't even squeeze it to try and get it out. If it's sharp, you could be embedding it further into your skin by squeezing; if it's brittle, you might break
a needle and tweezers. sounds painful, put use the (sterile) needle to poke away the skin from the splinter's penetration site. after enough skin is moved away, use the tweezers.
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