General Health & Wellness • Mar 17, 2022

How to Remove a Splinter and When to Seek Help

When kids play it almost feels inevitable that they will come back with a splinter. Most of the time it’s easy enough to take some sterilized tweezers and pull that sucker out, but how do you know when it’s time to seek help? Dr. Jamie Kondis, pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses the proper way to remove a splinter, and when it’s time to seek further help from a doctor.