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Objects in the Ear - Check Your Symptoms

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If it is unclear whether an object in the ear is the cause of ear symptoms, see the following topics:

  • Ear Problems and Injuries, Age 12 and Older
  • Ear Problems and Injuries, Age 11 and Younger

Do you have a disc battery stuck in your ear? Note: Disc batteries are found in toys, calculators, hearing aids, cameras, and watches.

Do you think you have hurt the inside of your ear (ear canal)?

Do you think you have an ear infection after getting something stuck in your ear?

Do you have something stuck in your ear?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

Review health risks that may increase the seriousness of your symptoms.

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Last Updated: January 10, 2012
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