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Old 11-29-2010, 08:56 AM - Thread Starter
 
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So I'm only now realizing that I should have taken my wedding rings off weeks ago - my fingers are swollen just enough that I can't get the rings off. So far I've tried greasing my finger with butter but no go. Any other suggestions??

 

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Old 11-29-2010, 09:04 AM
 
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I finally got mine off after running my hand under cold cold water and then soaping up well. They slid off but it wasn't easy! Good luck!

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Try going outside while using lotion or oil of some sort.  The cold temp should shrink your fingers a bit.


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Stick your hand in a bowl of very cold water (throw some ice cubes in if you need to). That'll help reduce the swelling and hopefully you'll be able to slide your rings off. 


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Maybe holding your hand up to decrease the swelling and cold and grease. Good luck!

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DDCC.  In past pregnancies I have wrapped my finger with thread all the way to the ring to sort of "bind" the swelling.  Here is a picture tutorial I found that explains it better than I can.  http://www.ehow.com/how_5578423_remove-stuck-finger-very-easy.html

 

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Try first thing in the morning.  I can get my rings off easier in the mornings with cold running water.


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Are you trying to get it off b/c it's become uncomfortable/painful? I took mine off a while back...maybe 5 weeks ago? b/c it had been highly recommended that I do it sooner than later. I was able to pry it off but it left an imprint on my finger for at least a couple days!

 

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Old 11-29-2010, 08:20 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Thanks for all your feedback! Yes, I am trying to get them off because they are too tight at this point - not uncomfortable but I am getting worried that they will only get tighter as my swelling increases in these last weeks of pregnancy. I should have done it a long time ago...going to try the ice cube method in the morning!


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