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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 MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
Current as ofMay 27, 2016
Current as of:
May 27, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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