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What should you do If foreign body attack in the nose?

There are lots of problems create in the nose, in which nose bleeding is the main problem. Children may push foreign bodies like peas, grams, button stones or small coins into their nose. The patient feels uncomfortable and complains of pain and irritation in the nose. There may be bleeding if sharp object like pin, nail, needle or broken glass has been pushed into the nose.

Treatment

  • Make the patient sneeze by using snuff or entering the end of a piece of thread in the opposite nostril. The foreign body may be expelled by sneezing.
  • If unsuccessful take the help of a doctor
  • Do not try to remove it with a pin or a hook.