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Foreign body in the nose

  • Alternative Names

    Something stuck in the nose; Objects in the nose


    Prevention
    • Discourage children from putting foreign objects into body openings.
    • Keep small objects out of the reach of infants and toddlers.

    References

    Thomas SH, White BA. Foreign bodies. In: Marx JA, Hockberger RS, Walls RM, et al, eds. Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 57.