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Dr. Gawayne Removes a Foreign Body from a Patient’s Hand | Auburn Medical Group

Dr. Gawyne removes a wooden splinter by incision and drainage into an abscess caused by the presence of the wood foreign body under the skin. We do not explore for foreign objects in the skin unless it is visible from

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Let the Hair Out (Ear Foreign Body Removal) | Auburn Medical Group

There was a loose hair in the ear canal acting like an ear canal foreign body, irritating the ear drum. It took both curettage and irrigation to finally get this hair removed from the ear canal. This often occurs following

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Thorny Dentist Punched in the Foot

A thorn is removed from the heel of a Dentist by punch biopsy. We did not know what the object was until the pathology report came in from the biopsy. The Dentist never remembered stepping on the thorn. New videos

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Ear Foreign Body Removal (ReSound Tulip Dome)

A ReSound hearing aid “tulip” (or “dome”) is removed from a patient’s ear using forceps at the Auburn Medical Group. The “tulip” (or “dome”) is the portion of the hearing aid which is inserted into the ear canal to provide

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Foreign Body Removal of Pyracantha Thorn

  A foreign body removal is performed on a Pyracantha thorn which had impaled the patient three weeks earlier. The surgical removal is shown and medical treatment is discussed by Dr. Mark Vaughan of the Auburn Medical Group New videos

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