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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Very little: If it is a brief exposure I wouldn't expect any effects at all.

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Dr. Michael Perez
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably ok : the plastic will not break down and it will pass through your intestine into your feces and that will be the end of it.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
You're fine: Just don't make a habit of it. Ick.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Plastic: It is likely not harmful to eat the plastic but there is a possibility it could get stuck in your throat and have to be removed so I would start that ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not due to this: This one instance of melted plastic touching your food will not give you cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Toxic fumes: Yes they can be toxic especially if yo have a lung condition like asthma
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Plastic fumes contain many noxious chemicals. Ingesting or inhaling these chemical might be harmful. Best to get a new baking tray
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
31 years experience Internal Medicine
You will be fine : It will come out in your feces POO POO
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Don't worry: Although not a good idea to eat plastic, it is pretty inert and should not have any adverse health effects. I hope the eggs tasted good.
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A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Unlikely that a single ingestion of plastic will affect your pregnancy. In fact there's little direct evidence of this being harmful, it's under resea ... Read More

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