Remove splinters from toddlers feet?

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Help! My child has a few splinters in both feet. Running around without shoes ... argh! I was wondering if I should remove them or not. What would be the best way to go about it? I am really squeamish about pins and needles. If there is a way to do it without using one that would be useful. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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    hi monica you definately want to remove it if it dont come out it could get infected. i cant remember what exactly but ive heard soak a splinter in something and it will just come out. try google searching i think it might be either baking soda or listerine mouth wash but check before you try any of these or anything else.
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    sorry i couldnt post the link its on wikihow. search how to remove a splinter with baking soda it gives an 8 step guild
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    Thanks David. Will keep this in mind for next time. After spending the day at the pool the splinter just came out on its own. Drama oversmile
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