1. Don’t prick your fingertip.
This part of the finger is actually the most sensitive because it has more nerve endings. Instead, try pricking the sides of your fingers near the nail bed for less pain.
2. Avoid using alcohol.
Applying alcohol directly onto the skin can be very drying and lead to cracking, which causes more pain. To sanitize your finger, just use a little soap and warm water.
Read the rest of my article at [BlackDoctor.org].