Splinters

This information is provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  For the complete first aid guide, click here.

Remove splinters with tweezers, then wash and apply local antiseptic. If you cannot remove the splinter completely, call the pediatrician.

Important note: The information contained here should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.

 

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