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Dalmatia, PA
A 39-year-old female asked about a female:

Daughter, 11. swallowed ring. xrayed in small intestine after 5 days. went to bed with headache and naseous. no fever. gave motrin. ring related?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Keith Leap
Emergency Medicine 28 years experience
Not likely from ring: It's unlikely that her symptoms are related to the ring. However, if she continues to have nausea, vomiting or develops abdominal pain, she should be seen by a doctor right away to ensure that no sort of blockage has occurred, and to check for other causes of her symptoms. A ring should pass without difficulty in most circumstances.

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