Splinters come in all shapes and sizes. They all hurt, though! Ironically, it's usually the smallest splinters that cause the most grief and pain, because they're difficult to remove. Fortunately, there are many different ways to kick that splinter out.
Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water, then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin.
7/29/13 the baking soda TOTALLY worked! The deep splinter actually worked its way out completely on its own over the course of a few hours. I pulled off the bandaid and the splinter was sitting on my skin a bit away from the hole. thesecretyumivers...
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