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A 22-year-old female asked:

Yesterday i felt i swallowed an open stapler pin..now d stool is dark or black.. no vomiting so far..a little pain in abdomen.. what should i do now??

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Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
You need a doctor: you should get an xray to check the location of the thing you swallowed AND you need a doctor to check if you have blood in the stool and to advise you if this thing has to be retrieved from inside you, or be allowed to come through on its own.
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