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Before using tweezers or a needle, try using cellophane tape to
remove a splinter. Simply put the tape over the splinter, then pull the tape
off. The tape will stick to the splinter and remove it painlessly. If tape
You may need medical care if the splinter:
June 6, 2012
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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