Child Reunited With LEGO Wheel That's Been Up His Nose For Three Years

Since Issak Lasson was three, the boy experienced sinus problems. According to, years of doctor visits and prescription medication didn't ease the kid's ills. That's because for half his life, six-year-old Issak Lasson has been living with a LEGO up his nose.

Last month, a doctor finally noticed something peculiar up Issak's nose. "I put some spaghetti up there, but that was a long time ago," the six-year-old is quoted as telling the doctor. A specialist discovered that it wasn't pasta, but a flexible LEGO wheel wrapped in fungus.

The specialist was able to extract the LEGO piece, and since then Issak has been sleeping better.

"I felt so bad," Craig Lasson, Issak's father, told KSL. "He was sleeping with his mouth open, trying to breathe."

"You ask yourself, 'Am I a bad parent because I didn't catch it sooner?' But the doctors just kept prescribing antibiotics," he continued. "We just didn't know."

The next nose mystery is where that spaghetti went...

LEGO piece found in boy's nose after three years [KSL via Today Moms]

(Top photo: KSL)


    Hahaha! Brilliant, I had a cousin that did this twice. Hilarity ensued.

    The fuck + Gaming + ?

      What gamer never played with lego? Come on.

    Love our doctors now of days.

    Thats nothing! I've had a G.I Joe figure stuck up my a__ for 5 years :p

    I love video games.

    That is fucking GOLD! Reminds me of when Homer discovered he had a crayon stuck in his brain that made him stupid.

      An extended warrenty? How can I go wrong!

    Yep, I stuck a piece of Lego up my nose when I was about his age & had to go to the doctor to have it removed. But it was up there maybe three *hours* rather than years.

    “I put some spaghetti up there, but that was a long time ago” -- I love this kid!!! :)

    Dat picture. It melts my cold interweb heart

    It's "a piece of LEGO" not "a LEGO" . Get it right Kotaku Australia ;)

      Guess you're lucky they didn't say Duplo or you'd have shit a brick.

      A LEGO brick.

        I'll take that over shitting a Duplo brick any day! haha

      Author, Brian Ashcraft, it's a US article that has come across to the AU site.

    Best I have on this kid is a carrot stick & white pepper as a young one.

    That's pretty shocking that it wasn't spotted earlier. I'm doing clinical coaching right now and

    When we were covering respiratory, foreign bodies are one of the first things to cover when a child is experiencing respiratory distress. Obviously he's been going to a GP who didn't give a damn for some years now

    American doctors are ridiculous in this regard. How do you NOT do a scan for obstructions, ever, in 3 years of treatment.

    My dad (a GP) and I watch this show (can't remember the title for the life of me) about people who have odd illnesses, and they're always the same: Doctor doesn't examine the patient properly, diagnoses heaps of pills and stuff that don't work, they go to specialist, specialist is an idiot, then they go to another doctor, he examines properly, condition diagnosed + treated, happy ending.

    That isn't Lego. It looks like the cover for an ear-bud. I had a set of Panasonic ear-buds with the exact same plastic cover on them.

      ...That isn't Lego?
      It's a damn LEGO wheel, you know those stand alone ones for the "medieval " sets, just in black. Pengwin learn your LEGOs!

    How on Earth did nobody think to have a look up the kids nose?

    had a kid in primary school who was having massive headaches complaining about a loud noise in his ear, the loud noise stopped but it turned out a live moth crawled up his ear canal and died.

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