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what would happen if you swallow a cap from a pop bottle

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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Ears crack: suspect wax. Have someone look in ears.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear popping: May be normal or abnormal. Could represent mild ET dysfunction. See ENT if persists for ear examination and nasopharyngeal endoscopy. DC smoking, alco ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
EustachianTubeDysfxn: Sounds like you're describing Eustachian tube dysfunction, a harmless but uncomfortable clogging of tube that drains middle ear to back of throat. Som ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
THOTS: Consider issue with eustacian tube, but need to assess inner ear function and an otolaryngologist can do testing to uncover issues.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
No prob: Should be ok. Will end up in the toilet bowl by and by without incident.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Well: It would be helpful to know how old she is, what her weight is, and how she has been developing up to now .
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Harm is unlikely: While spit contains a number of potentially nasty organisms, there are many reasons it would be unlikely to be of harm. It is diluted in a drink and ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Cough reflex: If you swallow wrong, your cough reflex should kick in and help your body get the liquid out of your trachea. If you inhale a lot of fluid, you could ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: It will not explode. But if your baby is getting a hold of fire crackers, then your house is not very child proof. You need to insure that the child' ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
You have not told us: ...what you're treating with the enema. However, your tube question seems curious. The reinsertion of an enema tube that fell out of the anus is NOT t ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Normal swallow: First, lets decide if we want to swallow the water from gargling. In general, for any liquid we swallow, we do it very well. Our mouth and tongue help ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Nothing special: The stomach acid i\they encounter will usually destroy them within minutes of ingestion.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Cough cough cough: The cough reflex is quite persistent and such an event would trigger a persistent and unremitting one. At some point, you might become exhausted pass ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe: An audiological test called a tympanogram can determine if you have a blocked Eustachian tube. The fact that you can not inflate the middle ear when ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Please go to the: emergency room. You may cause damage if you try to throw it up. The hospital can image where it is and then determine what to do. Peace and good he ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Lieblick
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
How much is a lot?: As an adult, you'd have to actively be trying to eat toothpaste to have any adverse affect. It likely would make you nauseated. A child can have the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Capista
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
No you will not die: No you will not die. However it is ot intended to be swallowed but if small amounts are swallowed there will be no harm.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Watch for symptoms: When you swallow something that is small usually the body gets rid of it in your stools. However, if the object is significantly large it might cause ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The piece of thread: will most likely pass through your system. Now - if you ate a whole spool of thread- that might cause a bezoar and be a different matter. You will m ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Watermelon and milk: There is no danger in consuming a slice of watermelon and a glass of milk. Not a serious concern.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Flu: Two things could happen,1 you get flu or 2 you don't get flu,depending on your immunity
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Benhamou
19 years experience Dentistry
Yes, and No: The virus of an std would actually be transmitted through the contact with the edge or rim of the glass. If you feel that you are getting a sore, that ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: I have never heard of tea allergy and wonder as to what your actual symptoms are after drinking that type of tea. More information is needed.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Risk for infection: The blister prevents the body from getting infected as well as covering nerve endings so you will likely feel more uncomfortable if the blister is pop ... Read More
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