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<p>Ummm.... I guess that says it all!  Thanks!</p>
 

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<p>Butter?  </p>
 

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<p>Moisturiser or soap.</p>
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<p>If it's really, really too small and is causing any discolouration of the finger you will probably need to go to a jewellers and have it cut off.</p>
 

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<p>I agree with the soap.   But, don't be tempted to do this near where the soap is usually kept  (the sink).  Cause, if it comes off, it will likely come flying off and, well, a nearby drain is not where you want the ring to land.  :)  </p>
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<p>Also, if it is a problem of the knuckle being bigger than the rest of the finger, you can sometimes take dental floss and wrap it around the knuckle to help with the soap sliding process.   </p>
 

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<p>Windex. From a friend who used to sell jewellry.</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Learning_Mum</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279429/what-s-the-best-way-to-get-a-too-small-ring-off-my-finger#post_16046055"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>Moisturiser or soap.</p>
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<p>If it's really, really too small and is causing any discolouration of the finger you will probably need to go to a jewellers and have it cut off.</p>
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<p>You could try wrapping an ice pack around your finger for half an hour or so before you try the soap.</p>
 

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<p>Did you get your ring off?  I've had that happen when my fingers were swollen, and it's such an uncomfortable feeling!  Soap usually did the trick for me.</p>
 

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If the soap doesn't work, try not eating salt for a day or two.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>katelove</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1279429/what-s-the-best-way-to-get-a-too-small-ring-off-my-finger#post_16046242"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>You could try wrapping an ice pack around your finger for half an hour or so before you try the soap.</p>
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<br><br><p>I was going to suggest putting your hand in a bowl of ice and water for a long as you can stand and then doing soap</p>
 

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<p>I've found soap and also a movement of sliding the ring from the bottom first does it at least to the knuckle and then sliding the top over.</p>
 

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Try the dental floss method. It worked for me when nothing else did. Wrap dental floss tightly around your finger from base to tip. Add cold fingers and some soap and you're golden.
 

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<p>I second the Windex.  Worked for me just last week. </p>
 

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<p>Struggling with it makes your finger swell. Leave it alone for quite awhile like most of the day and then get cold. Go for a walk in this brisk weather if it's where you are. Heat swells fingers. The without irritating and pulling lift the ring up by pushing it up from underneath and wriggle free</p>
 

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<p>i just got engaged and when we asked if they got hard to remove did they have a suggestion  or what they used  she told us windex havent tried it yet but i thought id share the info  of course wash really well with soap and water after wards/</p>
 

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<p>Cold works. Reading this thread is making me claustrophobic. <span><img alt="cold.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/cold.gif"></span></p>
 

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<p>I was coming in to third the Windex!  :)</p>
 

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<p>I'll second the dental floss.  You try to stick one end through the ring, then wrap it on the finger above the ring a few times neatly and snugly, then unwrap the dental floss from the end you stuck under the ring.  It worked every times I tried on people, including the time my son put a finger through an oddly shaped hole in a piece of wood.</p>
 
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