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ways to get a stuck ring out of a swollen finger

A stuck ring mainly results from wearing a ring that is of a much smaller size than your actual
finger; however, it can also be caused due to arthritic fingers, which happens when your body
changes over years as you grow old. So let us imagine a scenario in which you are undergoing
that distressed situation in which a ring worth $’s to you, is stuck in your finger, that ring stuck
in your finger will drive you nuts.What immediate measures will you take to get yourself out of
that trauma, safely without losing that valuable ring that is really close to your heart?.
Don't panic & don’t worry! We are here to help you come out of that upheaval with the least
suffering and below are our tried-and-tested techniques, which can bail your finger out! You just
need to scroll down the article and read about those magical techniques, which we have
explained. We guarantee you that those measures are more on the nose, than those myths that do
not work in real life scenarios.
Ok! So have you people ever wondered why a ring you easily put on your finger gives you so
much trouble removing? The reason is if the ring is too tight, it will cause your finger to swell
slightly, thus making, removing the ring difficult and painful. Check out our tricks on removing a
stuck ring with several different ways and along with it encountering the after effects like a
swollen finger after the removal, and ring finger joint pain.
Materials and methods
1. Removing a stuck ring from the finger through dental floss.
First step: Pass an end of fine string or
dental floss under the ring. With the other
end, begin tightly wrapping the string
around the finger. Ensure that the string is
wrapped evenly and smoothly past the lower
Second step: With the end that was passed
under the ring, begin unwrapping the string
in the same direction. The ring should move
over the string, as the string is unwrapped. If
the ring cannot be removed, unwrap the
string and immediately seek urgent care.
2. Removing a ring from a swollen finger with the help of a Windex
First step: Squirt some Windex - yes Windex - on the finger and ring. Alternatively, use
any lubricant such as soap or oil.
Second step: Elevate the hand overhead for 5-10 minutes with ice around the ring and
Third step: Use dental floss or a thread to compress the swollen finger as shown:
3. A general method when removing the ring seems simple and pain free.
First step: Place your index finger gently on the stuck ring, and thumb under. Start twisting the ring gently
back and forth, while slowly pulling the ring out. Like we have shown you in the picture below:
Second Step: Make sure that you don't pull and tug too much. It could cause additional swelling and make it
even harder to remove the ring.
4. After you get the ring off try the trick explained below, to encounter the pain in the
swollen finger.
First and last step: Clean the area with the cotton bud, where the ring was and tend to any other
injuries. Do not put the ring back on until
it has been re sized or the swelling has
gone down.
 If all else fails, cut the ring off with a ring cutter found in jewelry stores, fire departments
and emergency rooms.
Choosing suitable rings for “Arthritic” fingers
There are several different types of adjustable rings that are available to adults who suffer from arthritis. One
type is designed with a tiny latch on part of the band that swings open when the ring needs to expand. Once the
ring is in place, the latch can be closed to return the ring to its normal size. Through this measure, you can
ensure that the ring doesn’t stuck in your arthritic finger and you don’t go through that dreadful experience of
removing it all over again.
Discussion & conclusion:
Trying to remove a ring from a swollen finger is a little like stuffing size 7 feet into size 6 shoes, it usually can
be done, but it takes persistence and may be uncomfortable. You can give the tried-and-true home remedies we
mentioned above, a go, if your finger is not injured, numb, painful or discolored. It will undeniably help all of
you to soothe yourself out from that whine.