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what would happen if you swallow a chicken bone

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
May heal soon: May not need any treatment if get worst or painful pls see a physician.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe nothing but...: Small bones may actually pass thru the gut. However, large or elongated structures have the risk of turning sideways and getting stuck at any point in ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
If stuck or scratch: Small bones may actually pass thru the gut. However, large or elongated structures have the risk of turning sideways and getting stuck at any point in ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Hope: You hope it passes through your bowels and does not get stuck somewhere along your intestinal tract, so check your stools in the next day or so. If a ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
36 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: How big was the bone? Esophageal complications from swallowing sharp animal bones are common and must be removed by endoscope. If the bone passed th ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It depends...: A person who swallows a small hard object such as a piece of bone, and then continues to eat solid food without problems... need not worry. If he was ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nothing to do: Don't worry about it. Just eat a normal diet -- the bone probably will pass without difficulty or harm, probably without you even knowing it. Of cours ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Sure
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Chicken one: A wad of bread might work better than honey
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
This : This could be a dangerous situation and should be evaluated as soon as possible especially if there is a breathing problem.
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