The ring finger can be swollen for many reasons. In cases like this, any attempt to remove the ring it will be fraught. Actually, when the finger is swollen, we need to remove the ring on way that will provide a normal flow of blood to the affected finger.
Also eating certain substances, like sodium, can cause swollen finger. In this situation, the finger can swell to the point of not allowing any ring to be removed.
One of the methods for removing is by spraying the affected finger with Windex. This will loosen the ring enough, and then you can remove the stuck ring. The undertaker ring method is another way to removing stuck ring, and it requires using an elastic oxygen mask strap.
The method calls for wrapping the affected finger tightly with the elastic strap, then threading it underneath the stuck ring and being able to remove the ring that way.
In case if there is an injury on the finger, you shouldn’t use any of this methods. Also if the patient cannot handle the pressure of the wrapping up of the finger, you should avoid using these methods.
The last thing that you can do, if neither of this methods work, is to go in to the hospital and you have to have the ring cut off or sterile medical setting.
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