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Will I get sick if I swallowed a honeydew melon seed

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Most likely not: It usually passes right through your system without a problem. However, if you do develop any cramping - see an internist right away.
Dr. Scott Harwood
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Not usually: Doubt it will have any effect if down on occasion but would avoid doing it on a regular basis because there is no benefit to doing it.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 19 years experience
No: No, typically most of what you will swallow is water and saliva...
Dr. Srijan Mehta
General Practice 14 years experience
You shouldn't : If you were to swallow , there should not be any issue as the water used during drilling is distilled and the drill is sterilized as long as all the s... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Lotion: This should not be a problem. A tiny amount will not hurt you!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No risk, no worry: Eating mold is unpleasant but not unhealthy. There is very small risk of serious infection in people with advanced, uncontrolled diabetes, and some pe... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 32 years experience
No prob: Should be ok. Will end up in the toilet bowl by and by without incident.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatric Pulmonology 22 years experience
Rarely: Phlegm goes to your stomach, some get absorbed and then eventually excreted when you have a bowel movement. It can irritate your stomach though, espec... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Unlikely: Chewing gum is essentially undigestible debris that will pass trhu the digestive tract and be expelled without problems. The myth that it will some ho... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beck
Dentistry 11 years experience
Just once, likely no: You will likely not get sick from swallowing an antibiotic mouth rinse, but you should use the product as directed by your dentist. I often prescribe... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Peroxyl ingestion: Peroxyl (1.5% hydrogen peroxide antiseptic original mint) is made to be put into your mouth. With any intra-oral application it is always expected tha... Read More

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