Foreign substances can enter the body through the ear, eye, nose, finger, leg, foot, stomach, skin, breathing system (airway), and other areas. The method utilized to remove the substance is determined by the nature of the substance and its location within the body.

Causes & Treatment

When Should You Go to the Emergency Room to Get a Foreign Body Removed?

If you or your child is having trouble breathing or is feeling pain or irritation from a foreign body, you should go to an emergency room and have your case evaluated by an ER doctor. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please visit SignatureCare Emergency Center.

What is airway is being obstructed by a foreign body. ?

The foreign body has been lodged in the eye or is extremely sharp.
If a youngster is choking, turning blue, or can’t breathe, call 911 immediately.
Visit one of our emergency rooms if you require 24-hour emergency care for the removal of a foreign body. At all of our emergency room locations, board-certified physicians are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to evaluate and remove any foreign items.

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