A 31-year-old member asked:
Accidentally stuck nasal aspirator up babies nose further than normal, she moved her head suddenly as i was trying to suck booger out and it went further up her nose. she didnt cry but im scared ive hurt her?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Wouldn't think so: This is not an unusual event or one likely to do harm. The area would bleed with any tissue injury. The nose is pretty plastic at that age. I would try to relax & just give cuddles.
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Dr. Christine Homanswered
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Nose: If baby is comfortable and there is no bleeding, she is likely fine. Aspirators are designed not to hurt infants and this sounds like typical use.
102 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 12, 2020
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