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Foreign Body, Nose (cont.)

Foreign Body in the Nose Prevention

Curiosity and exploration of one's body is a natural stage of development. Teaching a child that it is not good to put anything inside the nose may prevent some of these mishaps. If you suspect a child has inserted something into his or her nose, 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 12/19/2013

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Nasal foreign bodies that require removal are relatively common among pediatric patients and may also be seen in adult patients, most often those with psychiatric disease or developmental delay.

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