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Foreign Body in the Nose Prognosis
Most people have no long-term consequences from having an object in their nose. The prognosis may be affected by any of the complications, however. The most serious complication - choking - is rare but can be life-threatening. For this reason, trying to remove the object at home is not recommended if such attempts may push the object farther into the nose.
Medically reviewed by Martin E. Zipser, MD; American Board of Surgery
Last Editorial Review: 3/12/2015
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