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Remove a stuck ring from your finger

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ring on handYour wedding ring is probably something you wear all the time. Many people never take off their wedding ring until they find a real need to and then find they CAN'T get it off! Weight gain, pregnancy, altitude changes and many other causes can make getting that ring off seemingly impossible. What can you do to remove that ring without hurting your finger too much?
has a very cool list of ideas that should work. Most of the suggestions have something to do with getting your finger slippery or trying to reduce the size of your finger. While I haven't don't it I know people who have used the dental floss method and I have been known to pull out the lotion when my ring is being difficult. Do you, our wonderful readers, have any ideas not mentioned in the article? If so please share them with us.


  • Anna S.

    Speaking from personal experience, Do NOT take your ring off over an open sink. Put the stopper in first. My ring came flying off my finger and landed down the hole in the sink. Fortunately it isn't a completely open hole and I was able to retrieve the ring.

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