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A 25-year-old female asked:

when eating / drinking, food / liquid goes down wrong pipe, does it stay in the airway? how come it doesn't cause aspiration pneumonia every time?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Variable: If it is cleared by cough, nothing remains. If something remains, and obstructs then pneumonia is a possibility. Peanuts, and. A shrimp were two of my recent removals!

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Why is my 2 year old daughters stool always a shade of green? I rarely give her juice or food coloring so it cannot be the dye...

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