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fish bone stuck in throat symptoms

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Dr. Fredric Pullen
61 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Fish bone treatment: You might try either eating a large piece of bread with peanut butter, or a banana to dislodge the fish bone. If this does not work and it is still th ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
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Bad stuff: It could punch a hole in your throat and cause big problems like infection and possibly kill you. You need to see a doctor and get it out.
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Dr. Terrance Kwiatkowski
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Is it there?: the firs thing to determine is whether or not there is actually a bone stuck there, or is it just scratched from the bone going down. if symptomatic, ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Should pass: Usually this will pass and things to watch for would be severe pain, blood in stool which could be seen as dark, blackish, tarry stool or maroon color ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
Hospital: If there is something stuck in your child's throat, call 911 or go to the hospital.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Warman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Endoscopy: You may want to speak to a gastroenterologist to see if it can be removed endoscopically.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See doctor: If it persists, need to see your otolaryngologist for removal of the bone.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If it did not get: stuck in your throat, chances are very high that it will pass in your stool in 2-3 days without any problems, assuming your intestinal tract is normal ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
ER: Take a child to ER and consult a doctor, specially if the person involved is very young.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcus Romanello
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Immediate medical: Due to risk of puncture causing deep space infections in neck or chest, seek medical care right away. May need egd to have removed under sedation a ... Read More
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