Foreign Object in the Nose (Removed) (Child)
Your child had a foreign object removed from their nose. In most cases, once the object is removed, swelling goes away and the breathing through the nose becomes normal within a day. In some cases, an object in the nose may lead to an infection that needs treatment.
If prescription medicines were given, use these as directed.
Give your child over-the-counter pain medicines as directed.
Follow up with your healthcare provider, or as advised.
When to seek medical advice
Call your child's healthcare provider right away if any of these occur:
Signs of infection: Increasing nose or face pain, redness or swelling in the face, or pus or colored drainage from the nose
Continued nasal congestion for more than 24 hours
Call 911 if any of the following occur:
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