Gravity is the easiest method for removing objects from the ear. Tilt the head to the side to see if the item falls out. If the object is visible, it may be carefully removed using tweezers, though if there is any concern, the individual should see a doctor. You can also try and remove the object by flushing the ear with warm water using a rubber bulb syringe. If an insect is in the ear, try flushing with warm oil. However, if there are signs of eardrum perforation, such as bleeding, or if the person has tubes in the ears, do not flush with water or oil. Instead, seek immediate medical attention.
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