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Old 01-23-2010, 05:49 AM
mtendler mtendler is offline
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Default Best way to get rid of finger calluses

What are some of the ways you get rid of these horrible finger tip calluses?
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Old 01-23-2010, 06:13 PM
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Originally Posted by mtendler View Post
What are some of the ways you get rid of these horrible finger tip calluses?
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Great question Matt. The only thing I do/can think of is:

1: Do not use that spot on finger for a while
2: To prevent same in the first place; have system of rotation for finger pricking.

I use the sides, front and lower 'pad' of each upper knuckle portion of each finger including thumbs. It's easy to forget to rotate and I find myself using the same fingers when I'm not being conscious.

A lot of people don't think to use the actual side of the finger. I mean the area on each side of the finger nail.

As well, another thing is to pick the least penetrating setting on poker device.

Hope this helps,

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Old 01-24-2010, 06:58 PM
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This seems to be the most used way to remove a finger callus. Here is the link. I hope it helps.

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Old 05-06-2010, 01:52 AM
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One touch supply an attachment with their sampler that allows you to sample from the forearm
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Old 12-02-2010, 03:12 AM
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I use the sides of my fingers, fewer nerves there so it doesnt get as sore as using fingertips. I test 3 times per side then move on to the next finger so I usually end up using one finger per day. I also use the fleshy part of my palm on the edge of my hand under my pinky and the fleshy part by my thumb. So on one hand I've got 24 tests i can do just on my fingers, and easily anothr 20 in the fleshy parts of my palm, and thats just on ONE hand.
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Old 01-22-2011, 03:29 AM
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I actually use my arm insted! So problem solved for Me!
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