Best ways to remove a splinter?

Answer Dig with a needle, but do not leave it to work itself out, it can become infected if neglected and need to be painfully lanced, I have experienced it.

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What happens if you don't remove a splinter?

It depends on a LOT of things. I am almost 46 years old, and I swear I must have enough splinters in my feet to equal a whole tree... When I was younger I ran around barefoot all the time (still d... Read More »

What is the best way to get a splinter out of your hand?

In the Uk you can go to a chemist and buy Magnesium Sulphate Paste. It is a white paste in a small pot, you only need a little on a dressing or elastoplast. Put it in covering the splinter and leav... Read More »

How to Remove a Splinter?

Splinters come in all shapes and sizes. They all hurt, though! Ironically, it's usually the smallest splinters that cause the most grief and pain, because they're difficult to remove. Fortunately, ... Read More »

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