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my 3 year swallowed a coin 3 days ago. an xray confirmed it passed to his stomach. no coin in stool. he now has diarrhea & mucus.another trip to er?

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Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Seems reasonable: The diarrhea my be diet or illness. But it is important to be sure the coin has passed and is not stuck and obstructing the colon. This can also cause a problem
Answered on Aug 13, 2016

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