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How to Avoid a Pumpkin-Carving Nightmare

Duretti Fufa, MD, hand and upper extremity surgeon at HSS, provided safety tips to consider for preventing hand injuries while carving pumpkins.

Dr. Fufa suggested using a carving kit that’s designed for pumpkins, to use a sawing motion and to never cut toward the hand. Additionally, she advised to never put the hand inside the pumpkin while carving.

Watch the segment at Insideedition.com. This segment also aired on broadcast on October 28, 2022.