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Swelling of the fingers or toes is common after an injury
to the hand, arm, foot, or leg. If you did not remove a ring before swelling
began, try one of the following methods. These methods can be used for rings on
fingers or toes. If these methods fail, see your doctor to have
the ring removed.
Illustration A (may also be tried on a toe)
Illustration B (may also be tried on a toe)
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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