Ear Foreign Body

An ear foreign body is an object that is stuck in the ear. Objects in the ear can cause pain, hearing loss, and buzzing or roaring sounds. They can also cause fluid to come from the ear.

HOME CARE

  • Keep all doctor visits as told.

  • Keep small objects away from children. Tell them not to put things in their ears.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • You have blood coming from your ear.

  • You have more pain or puffiness (swelling) in the ear.

  • You have trouble hearing.

  • You have fluid (discharge) coming from the ear.

  • You have a fever.

  • You get a headache.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.