Centipede Removed from Ear!

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Want to know how to remove a bug from a centipede?

Keep Calm – if it is your child or someone else, ask them to stay calm and give him or her re-assurance. Don’t panic.
Put the person in a comfortable position – lean over or lie on a flat surface with the affected ear facing upward.
Get some oil (baby oil, olive oil, vegetable oil, mineral oil) – stay still and pour in oil gently through the affected ear. This will stop the insect from moving around inside the ear and the insect will eventually die. NOTE: If any of this oil is not readily available, you may use clean water but make sure to slowly pour it through.
Optional step – Wet a cotton ball with alcohol. Squeeze it and let droplets of alcohol go through the ear. Be careful, this may sting and can be painful. The alcohol will evaporate but the smell will pressure the insect to come out. This will also disinfect the ear. If you can’t do this, proceed to number 5.
Flush the ear with warm water – use a syringe (without the needle) if one is available to swish it out. Otherwise, a measuring cup with a small spout will be good enough. Let the water slowly overflow and watch for the insect to be flushed out.
Follow Up – make a follow up appointment with your doctor after this removal technique to ensure that you did not damage the inside of the ear during the course of removal.