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A 18-year-old female asked:

I accidentally inhaled a singular rice into what i think was my windpipe. i didnt cough, gag, or feel like i was choking but i assume thats because a rice is so small and probably wont block the airway. does that mean the rice is stuck in my lung?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
No: The rice may have been swallowed. Not likely to cause any problems. If you develop respiratory symptoms, please see your physician.
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