Like many working parents, Amanda Quick sometimes uses the Campbell County
Medical Group (CCMG)
Walk-in Clinic when her children need medical care after she gets off work at 5 pm.
Her three-ear old son Jameson White was playing outside at daycare, and
somehow ended up with a rock in his ear. The rock had worked its way far
into the ear and had to be removed by a healthcare provider.
Deb Mullinax is one of the dedicated professionals in the Walk-in Clinic, and was able
to help Jameson. According to Amanda, Deb took the time to come down to
her son’s level, showed him what she was going to do, and asked
permission before she did anything.
“She was fantastic,” said Amanda. “I’ve been to
the Walk-in Clinic before, and it’s always been quick and a pleasant
What to do with Foreign Objects in the Ear (or Nose and Airway)
Children sometimes end up with foreign objects in their ears, nose or airway
(breathing tract). Foreign bodies can refer to any item that is not meant
to be there, and could cause harm without immediate medical attention.
Check out this blog,
Foreign Bodies in the Ear, Nose, and Airway, from Stanford Children’s Health for more information.
Please note: If you believe your child has a battery in their ear, nose
or throat, THIS IS AN EMERGENCY. Your child must be evaluated by a healthcare
professional immediately so that they can safely remove the battery.
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