OBJECTS IN THE EAR
- DON'T rub theeye for it might scratch the cornea. Parents may have to restrain their chilldren's hand to avoid accidental eye rubbing.
- DON'T try to remove the object with using pointed objects nor your bare hand.
- If the objects is at the side of the eye or on the lower lid, moisten a ottown swab or the tip of a twisted piece of tissue and touch the end of the speck, the object should cling to the swab or tissue.
- Genty wash the eye with cool water. An eyedrop helps
- Keep your eye gently closed. Excessive blinking could cause more irritation and discomfort.
- If the object is on the pupil or is embedded in the eye, if pain persisit and vision started to blur, bring the patient to the nearest hospital.
OBJECTS IN THE NOSE
Children also put objects inside their nose. This might get unnoticed not until a foul smelling yellowish or greenish discharge comes out from nostril. The nose may also be tender and swollen.