Objects that commonly get stuck in children's ears include inanimate things (toys, earrings), vegetable materials or insects.
If they are stuck in the ear, they may cause :
DO NOT try to remove the object without supervision. Such inexpert attempts may push the object further into the ear, causing bleeding, perforation of the ear drums and swelling of the ear canal. Instead, bring your child to the doctor. Good visualization and illumination with proper equipment is necessary before any instrumentation of the ear canal to remove the foreign body.
Keep the ear dry to prevent infection of the ear.
The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional for more information.
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