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Foreign Bodies-Foreign bodies in the stomach: Its cause and first aid treatment

Foreign bodies in the stomach: Its cause and first aid treatment A child may accidentally swallow a foreign body like a seed of a fruit, a button, or a coin. Most of these foreign bodies get frown out with feces. There is no urgency to treat these cases by first aid. They can be sent to a doctor if the foreign body is big, e.g. a coin.

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Foreign Bodies -Foreign bodies in the nose: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment

Foreign bodies in the nose: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment A child may insert a foreign body like a seed or a piece of pencil into the nose either accidentally or during play. When it to remove it, it gets driven in further. Foreign bodies like seeds absorb water and swell up. Their removal becomes even more difficult. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. History of...

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Foreign Bodies-Foreign bodies in the eye: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment

Foreign bodies in the eye: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment Foreign bodies can enter the eye accidentally when is a strong wind blowing, or when one is traveling without protection to the eye, Example on a motor cycle various foreign bodies that can enter the eye are dust, sand particles, coal particles, small pieces of glass, etc. They are either the eyelids or in the eyeball. The condition...

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Foreign Bodies-Foreign bodies in the ear: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment

Foreign bodies in the ear: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment Foreign bodies can enter the ear either accidentally (insects) or may be inserted by children during play (peas, buttons, pencils etc.). Fie condition is diagnosed by the following features. History of insertion of the foreign body may to may not be available. A child may not admit it due to fear. There is pain in the ear. There...

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Foreign Bodies-Foreign bodies in the Skin: Its cause and first aid treatment

Foreign bodies in the Skin: Its cause and first aid treatment Small foreign bodies like shards of glass and wood splinters usually cause small puncture wounds with little or no bleeding. But they are quite painful. Hence they have to be removed early. If a portion of the foreign body is found to be sticking out of the skin, it can be grasped with nails or a small forceps and...

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