A 19-year-old female asked:
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i accidentally squeezed the aspirator the wrong way and it blew air into my baby's nose!! did that hurt him in anyway?? so scared !!

2 doctor answers
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: Significant injury is highly unlikely from an event such as this. Best wishes.
Answered on Sep 7, 2020
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: Worse case scenario, your kid had to swallow some of his nasal drainage, which they usually do anyway. I'd chill and get some rest. There are going to be many more occasions where you learn something the hard way.
Answered on Jan 2, 2020

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Probably: However i don't know enough to say for sure. Like is this new. And if it is new, an aspirator could be tried but safely.
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