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A 18-year-old female asked:

i swallowed tiny pieces(very small)of glass what would happen any damage in side can occur.if the small particles of glass remain in stomach it can cause any infection or will we die ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Take it easy: The glass pieces will go out with your stool. Do not worry about it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine

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Last updated Sep 3, 2017

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