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help! ds has a piece of walnut up his nose...

(12 Posts)
Ready4anotherCoffee Sat 06-Sep-08 11:43:13

do I tell him to suffer or go to MIU?

NorthernLurker Sat 06-Sep-08 11:44:16

Don't try to get it out yourself!
I would ring for advice - there is an easy way to get stuff out but I can't remember what it is (helpful I know) Just don't touch it yourself!

Ready4anotherCoffee Sat 06-Sep-08 11:46:56

I haven't! we've tried nose blowing, but he keeps trying to use his finger to move it, he is 4.

he isn't in pain, just uncomfy.

thebecster Sat 06-Sep-08 11:47:01

Here's a thread on getting stuff out of kids noses without need for A&E...

www.mumsnet.com/Talk?topicid=138&threadid=360865#7359840

Hope it helps...

SheSellsSeashellsByTheSeashore Sat 06-Sep-08 11:48:23

finger over unblocked nostril your mouth over his mouth and blow hard.

Ready4anotherCoffee Sat 06-Sep-08 11:48:51

hmm, will attempt this with him in a headlock...

thanks

NorthernLurker Sat 06-Sep-08 11:50:05

That's the method I was thinking of!

foofi Sat 06-Sep-08 11:50:20

DD got a bead up her nose many years ago. Did have to go to A&E in the end, but all sorted very quickly.

Ready4anotherCoffee Sat 06-Sep-08 11:51:17

ace, just the jobsmile.

I was about to threaten him with having the hoover shoved up there

SheSellsSeashellsByTheSeashore Sat 06-Sep-08 11:51:31

my niece did this not long ago and thats what a and e made her do to get it out <was a small stone not a walnut. mmy dd1 had told her to put it there so she doesnt lose it hmm>

ilovemydog Sat 06-Sep-08 11:55:15

they have an array of instruments at hospital for this very purpose!

Ready4anotherCoffee Sat 06-Sep-08 12:13:28

now why am i not surprised?

this was the consequence of a strop over a choc brownie. i'm not wasting them on him againgrin

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