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Accidentally Swallowed Small
Nothing: Plastic fork pieces are non-toxic and do not have significantly sharp outside edges even if broken. Your intestines are used to reacting to sharp objects by retracting and so penetration is extremely unlikely. Swallowing pieces of plastic cutlery is probably very common and I have seen no reports about this in the medical literature. So don't worry about it. ...Read more
What to do if I accidentally swallowed small pieces of glass? Or plastic? I think it came from my blender? Eat bread and drink water and milk?
Think I accidentally swallowed small pieces of either glass or plastic? What do I do? Eat bread. ..Drink water and milk? Motrin? What would help?
Nothing.: Don't do anything. If symptoms such as bleeding or alarming symptoms develop go to the er. ...Read more
Accidentally swallowed small amount of Listerine. Now have tummy ache, diarrhoea and nausea. How long before this passes.
Don't worry: Accidental swallowing of Listerine in small quantities usually does not cause any problems. Nothing need to be done and be panic about. Take care. ...Read more
Vicks: A small amount is a relative term, but I'll assume it was an accidental minimal amount. Vicks is relatively benign, drink some water and be careful next time. You'll be ok. And you have fresh breath ...Read more
While eating dinner, I accidentally swallowed a small bit of a toothpick. Will it pass normally, or should I be worried.
No worries: It will pass just fine with no problems. Don't worry! ...Read more
I just accidentally swallowed a small Sharp chicken bobe. It went down fine but I am worried if it will pass on its on without puncturing. Will it?
I accidentally swallowed a small piece of plastic (the end of a pen bit but not the nib) I swallowed it and can breathe fine but can feel it (no pain)?
Do not worry: If you swallowed it, not inhaled it, there is no reason to worry. It will come out of the other end on its own. ...Read more
I accidentally swallowed a small piece of plastic that came off a tag on a sock & it been in my throats since Monday, I NEED HELP!!
ER: Go to ER they can check your throat visually or get the procedure done by an Ear Nose and Throat specialist. ...Read more
I accidentally swallowed a small piece of Plastic off an icee wrapper trying to make a small whole what will happen Iam suppose to have a bypass in 3?
It shall pass too: As long as this is not causing a problem with your breathing it is not an emergency and it will get through the gastrointestinal tract without causing any internal damage. Take care. ...Read more
Will CauseNoPronkem: Small amount of tea tree oil ingestion will not cause any problem. It is often used for gum infections by some. Just drink some extra fluids ...Read more
What happens to your body when you accidentally swallow a small amount of handwashing soap? What happens to your body system; what are the symptoms?
May get a little: Diarrhea or may have no symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
Accidentally swallowed a small piece of aluminum foil while eating. I'm a breastfeeding mama. Will this hurt baby?
Foil: Nothing will happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Accidentally swallowed a small piece of plastic. I feel fine and didn't choke. Can this cause a disease or will I just poop it out and be fine?
No: Even if absorbed, doesn't interact with your birth control pills ...Read more
No: But there are better products for every indication. ...Read more
What happens when you accidentally swallow a small round chicken bone when you eat the rice and you see it was no there in the bowl at all?
Hope: You hope it passes through your bowels and does not get stuck somewhere along your intestinal tract, so check your stools in the next day or so. If any pain or discomfort, see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I accidentally swallowed a small porkchop bone last night, I vomited right at the moment for a bit I saw a tiny blood on my spit so I tried to calm my?
Pork chop bone: Most likely OK. Call your Drs office if not better in AM. Do not take aspirin. ...Read more
I accidentally swallowed a small tumbled amethyst gemstone. Will my stomach take care of it fine without a doctor or do I need one?
It will pass: It should pass out of your system in 3-5 days without any problems. You can eat stewed okra and the material will form a soft case around the rock and help it pass though your system. However, it should pass with no effort on your part. ...Read more
Accidentally swallowed a small chop bone and now got bad ear pain, am worried about getting appendicitis, what will happen and what should I do?
I accidentally swallow a small round chicken bone in my rice bowl which I did not see and then my throat hurts a little. What will happens to me?
Bowel movement: The chicken bone may have scratched your throat, but usually does not do much more than that. If your throat pain does not improve within the next day, or you have a foul odor from your breath, then you should consider seeing a doctor to examine the scratch further. You will likely pass the chicken bone in your stool. ...Read more
My boyfriend works at a factory and today he accidentally swallowed a very small, but sharp piece of metal. Should we be concerned?
Small/non toxic: As long as it passed through to his stomach and it is non toxic it will become coated and pass through the remainder of his digestive system. If he has symptoms of difficulty swallowing, vomiting, abdominal pain, blood in his stool or if it is a poisonous substance; he should be seen. All the best. ...Read more
Daughter accidentally swallowed one of the small brackets from her braces. Very worried. Will she be okay or is this something serious?
No problem: Something that tiny will likely pass harmlessly in stool if swallowed. This likely happens very often. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
While eating with a plastic fork, I accidently bit off one of the sharp ends and swallowed it. Very small. Only like 3mm but it's sharp. Is this ok?
What should one do if there is baby who accidently swallowed a very very small amount of meth and cries?
Go to the ER: Even a small amount of meth could be dangerous for a child. After that I would've expecting a call from child protective services since the child should not have been around meth in the first place. ...Read more
Accidentally inhaled baby powder (talc), possibly swallowed the teensiest of bits. Is it dangerous in small amounts? Adult, not child -accident prone!
Talc: An ingestion of miniscule amounts of talc will cause no harm ...Read more