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my daughter, 6 years old swallowed a cap of a sketch pen , will it pass through stool or it will be a cause of worry ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No worry: This is one of the more innocuous things she might swallow and should pass easily within 3-5 days. I wouldn't worry about it.
Answered on Mar 28, 2015

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