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    You could try digging it out with a needle.

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    You could try numbing it with ice before trying to get it out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperTrooperVagiDuper View Post
    He's not letting me put ice on it either might try a bath and if its still bothering him I will go to go clinic tomorrow.
    Put a bandaid over it when he's asleep - it'll probably get a small infection and bursting that should push the glass out.

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    What about a drawing cream? (like used in boils and things)

    My DS had a really deep splinter and also wouldn't let me near it, we used this cream and it was able to be popped out the next afternoon. It could work for glass too

    Good luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by DQ View Post
    What about a drawing cream? (like used in boils and things)

    My DS had a really deep splinter and also wouldn't let me near it, we used this cream and it was able to be popped out the next afternoon. It could work for glass too

    Good luck
    Try Magnaplasm. You just get it from the chemist. Put a bit on, cover with a bandaid and it should be out within 24 hrs. Failing that, you could try some numbing cream- Emla or something? FAiling THAT I'd give the GP a ring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DQ View Post
    What about a drawing cream? (like used in boils and things)

    My DS had a really deep splinter and also wouldn't let me near it, we used this cream and it was able to be popped out the next afternoon. It could work for glass too

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    Yeah same thing here. The one I use is Ichthammol. My mum swears by it and as a result so do I

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    mum swears that if you DONT have drawing cream and need something immediately .. mix soap and sugar into a sludge and apply, then cover - apparently it does the same thing???

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    Quote Originally Posted by veve View Post
    mum swears that if you DONT have drawing cream and need something immediately .. mix soap and sugar into a sludge and apply, then cover - apparently it does the same thing???
    My grandmother would soften some velvet soap to a hard butter consistancy, crush sugar into it with teh abck of a spoon and place about two matchheads worth onto splinters

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    Quote Originally Posted by WorkingClassMum View Post
    My grandmother would soften some velvet soap to a hard butter consistancy, crush sugar into it with teh abck of a spoon and place about two matchheads worth onto splinters
    it has worked for us previously for splinters probably cheaper then drawing cream too ..

    amazing what our relatives know ... how they fixed things when they had to (before chemists were open all hours and easier to get to .. lol)

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