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Splinters are objects that become embedded under the skin. Most often these are tiny
pieces of wood, although glass, metal, and plastic can be splinters too.
Taking a splinter out as soon as you spot it helps prevent infection and makes
removal easier (since the skin won't have time to heal over the splinter).
To remove a splinter:
Make sure kids:
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