A 15-year-old member asked:
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swallowed about 55 toothbrush bristles ?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
New toothbrush: You need a new toothbrush. By the time you read this answer, the bristles will have passed into your intestines. Be careful next time.
Answered on Sep 11, 2018

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Not much to do: They will most likely harmlessly pass.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Should pass: This should not cause appendicitis. It should pass on its own. Drink plenty of water and eat regular meals. If you develop pain see a doctor immediate ... Read More
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Toothbrush bristles: Highly unlikely, but if symptoms remain please contact your doctor.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: But not a good idea. Hopefully swallowed foreign objects will pass without incident.

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