Foreign Body, Ear (cont.)
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Curiosity and exploration of one's body is a natural stage of development. Teaching a child that it is not good to put anything into the ear may prevent some of these mishaps. If you suspect a child has put something in his or her ear, it is important to approach these situations in a nonjudgmental manner, so that the objects can be discovered and safely removed before complications develop.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/1/2015
Kenneth Buccino, MD
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD
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