Crayons in your EAR?


crayon foreign bodyMy patient, this 6 year old boy, didn’t know how these thin little crayons got into his ear!  They don’t seem to have feet on them, so I doubt they walked in there.  Nonetheless, a good rinsing out in the pediatricians office wasn’t successful at removing these from his ear.  Page 15 of Don’t Stick Sticks Up Your Nose! Don’t Stuff Stuff In Your Ears! reads, “Red pencil in your ear? Blue crayon up your nose?  Aren’t they better drawing on paper where it shows?”  One would think!

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