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What does the procedure for nasogastric tube removal entail?
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Dr. David Vandersteen
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Gently pull
The tube is released from the tape which holds it in place.
It is gently pulled and withdrawn out the nose. It requires no medication and is not painful although many people will have a significant gag reflex during the process.

In brief: Gently pull
The tube is released from the tape which holds it in place.
It is gently pulled and withdrawn out the nose. It requires no medication and is not painful although many people will have a significant gag reflex during the process.
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