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what to do if bactidol accidentally swallowed

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Swallowing a Dime: Usualy a dime will pass through without any ill effects . Are you sure it was a dime - if it was a thin wafer-type battery it could cause lots of harm ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
MouthWash?: Although some mouthwashes contain alcohol, swallowing a small amount should not cause you significant harm. However, in general, mouthwash should be ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
No: It may be painful when it comes out in the stool, but it shouldn't hurt that much.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
No: No but be careful of swallowing objects that are large, and chew carefully before swallowing.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Relax: Swallowing a dime shouldn't be an issue, and will likely pass without consequence in your bm. See dr if: choked, vomiting, wheezing, abdominal pain. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Should be ok: Plastic without sharp edges should be passed. If the person experiences any abdominal discomfort they should be evaluated in the er immediately as an ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
It's ok: It's not. It would have been dangerous if it went through your airway. If it's in your stomach you're fine. This is the case since you're breathing. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
44 years experience Family Medicine
Anything's possible: It would have to be a fly with an illness or germ that it is carrying, most would probably perish in a usual stomach environment.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Okay: It will not do any harm. It will pass in stool in a day or two. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
generally: Generally you should be ok but sometimes you can have gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pains, diarrhea and things like that ... Read More
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