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Foreign object removal

Foreign object removal

Overview

Only use tweezers if you can see the lodged object. Then get medical help to make sure the entire object was removed.

Review Date 5/17/2018

Updated by: Josef Shargorodsky, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.