Foreign Body Removal Services NYC

Urgent Way knows just how scary and embarrassing it can be when your child does the inevitable: sticking items where they don’t belong. Kids love to put peas into their ears. They even get gummy bears stuck in their nose. Should this happen head straight to Urgent Way. No appointment needed. Your child will be seen in mere minutes.

US Emergency Rooms have treated more than 280,000 cases of foreign body removal in recent years.

Kids aged 2 – 8 are treated most frequently.

39.4% of those children had jewelry lodged in their ears.

30% of the child cases required anesthetics to remove the foreign item

However, there is a 64% success rate of easy grasping items from children’s ears.

Adult percentages involving the ears, cotton swabs and first aid products were the most removed items.

Corneal foreign body removal is the most easily preventable by wearing safety glasses.

Other types of foreign body removal include many of the objects on the list to follow. We here at Urgent Way can assist no matter the foreign body needing to be removed.
  • Beads
  • Wood splinters
  • Toys
  • Seeds
  • Bugs
  • Sawdust
  • Sand
  • Dust
  • Sawdust
  • Stones
  • Food items
  • Shredded metal
  • Shattered glass
  • Cotton swabs
  • Jewelry
  • First aid products
  • Or other items
The following are examples of how foreign items became an issue.
  • Embedded during injury.
  • Lodged in cuts or scrapes.
  • Accidently being ingested.
  • Failure to remove all previously.
  • Improper usage of products.
  • Placed there by accident.
  • Some even fly into the body part.
Some of the common locations foreign bodies have been removed are to follow.
  • Eyes
  • Ears
  • Nose
  • Throat
  • Scar tissue
  • Cuts

Our licensed staff are experts at getting things out of places that they do not belong. Our prices are significantly lower than a trip to the emergency room.

*Data gathered by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System from 2008-2012