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how long does it take for metal to pass through

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
In a normal person: without any prior surgeries or GI diseases, about 60 90 minutes from the mouth thru the small intestine to reach the colon and then another 24-36 hour ... Read More

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
We would need: information as to what the supplement is, how it was taken, and all the ingredients. Even then unless there have been studies done we may not be able ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
3-4 days: If the quarter made it into the stomach without difficulty, it may pass through. The general transit time for a kid is up to 3-4 days. If you get tire ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
24-36 hours: Amazingly, children pass most of the foreign bodies uneventfully.
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Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Variable: Each patient is different. A stone may stay in the kidney for years or pass in a few minutes.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
37 years experience Internal Medicine
GERD: These symptoms sound like Gastro-Esophageal Reflux disease with esophagitis. You should be taking famotidine or ranitidine at bedtime. Also lose weig ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Like common cold: In adults and older, healthy children, symptoms of respiratory syncytial virus are mild and typically mimic the common cold. Self-care measures are u ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Average - 5 days: An etg test is positive, on average, for five days after intake of alcohol. To be safe, it would be better to avoid alcohol for a week or more, before ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
32 years experience Dentistry
Long time: If you're trying to fool a test, forget it. Some these days can pick up drugs from months ago. For driving purposes, it depends on how big a dose, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Years: Half Life for lead is 30 years.

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