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A 47-year-old member asked:

What to do if i just swallowed some push pins. is this a medical emergency?

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Dr. Howard Greller
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Potentially : If you develop severe abdominal pain, bloating, fever or trouble having a bowel movement with nausea and vomiting - go to an er immediately. This could be a sign of a serious problem. The most important question is why did you do this? If it was intentionally done, you should also seek help.
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