Splinter

by Ellie & Nic

 
Step 1

Clean the skin around the splinter.

 
 
Step 2

Clean a pair of tweezers with medical alcohol or clean them thoroughly if there isn't any medical alcohol.

 
 
Step 3

If the splinter is stuck out, remove with the tweezers.

 
 
Step 4

If it's small, put tape or a wet strip on it and remove it.

 
 
Step 5

Get professional help if it's too deep, you can't get it out, it's under the nail, it's a pain or it's swollen.

 
 
Step 6

The splinter may not hurt or be tiny and if so, you can leave it. It'll be fine!

 

Still suffering? Please call the emergency services!

 
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