WELLINGTON, Kansas (KTLA) — Doctors examining a 7-month-old baby thought the infant had a swollen gland, but it turned out to be something very different.
A feather began to poke out of the baby’s cheek.
The child’s parents took her to the hospital and doctors initially prescribed antibiotics, but the swelling never came down.
On a second visit, a doctor noticed the feather protruding from the little girl’s cheek and pulled it out.
Physicians believe the girl swallowed or inhaled the feather, which apparently pierced the inside of her cheek.
They say the infant is fine and the swelling should go down on its own.