Top answers from doctors based on your search:
i swallowed a cough drop down windpipe
A 31-year-old member asked:
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
No: It will be digested by the acid in your stomach. There is no harm to you.
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Accidental swallow: Accidentally swallowing a cough drop should not cause you any problems. It will be digested in your stomach.
A female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Drink warm liquid: To melt the cough drop and soothe any scratch or irritation it caused. Next time just suck!
A member asked:
49 years experience Pathology
Drink water: Have glass of water. If the cough drop has not dissolved by now, water will help.
A 19-year-old female asked:
35 years experience Pediatrics
A 23-year-old male asked:
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sore throat: See your doctor to get a throat culture to make sure you dont have a strep, throat.
A female asked:
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Stuck sensation: Swallowing a cough drop should not be an issue. It has smooth edges and unlikely to get stuck, and will dissolve as you make saliva throughout the day ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Have LPR maybe?: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, cho ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Water is pretty harmless if aspirated into the lungs; there is no danger of chemical burn or pneumonia is. You might choke and have a congested feeli ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
40 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Potentially serious.: You should have this checked out today, in the emergency room. This could be very serious!
A 32-year-old male asked:
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Pharyngitis: Still most likely an early sore throat with some swollen lymph nodes--that is why it is more sore when you turn to one side. Try taking Aspirin or al ... Read More
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
$15 per month