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A 24-year-old female asked about a 17-year-old female:

Just for reference, do you get sick if you accidentally swallow a piece of thread? what most likely will happened to you? please help. am i in danger?

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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 most likely be fine.

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