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How might a doctor remove an object stuck in your nose?

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The doctor or other health care provider will use suction or another method to remove it. You may need numbing drops placed in the nose or to be sedated. You may get a prescription for nose drops or an antibiotic ointment.

From: Nose Foreign Body Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

University of Michigan Health System: "Objects in the Nose."

American Medical Association, , Random House, 2000. Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford: "Foreign Bodies in the Ear, Nose, and Airway."

Foreign Body in the Nose Information from eMedicineHealth .

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on January 15, 2020

SOURCES:

University of Michigan Health System: "Objects in the Nose."

American Medical Association, , Random House, 2000. Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford: "Foreign Bodies in the Ear, Nose, and Airway."

Foreign Body in the Nose Information from eMedicineHealth .

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on January 15, 2020

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