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Yesterday i swallowed chicken with little bone. Now i couldn't feel any symptom such as pain. Is there any specific symptom could i feel if got stucked in esophagus. I havea gastritis. Differnt sympto?

Yesterday i swallowed chicken with little bone. Now i couldn't feel any symptom such as pain. Is there any specific symptom could i feel if got stucked in esophagus. I havea gastritis. Differnt sympto?

You would know it's stuck in your throat: If it was stuck in your throat, you would have pain in your throat, and it would feel like something's not going down completely. So that's good. The gastritis may or may not be related to that. Chances are higher if the bone was small enough, and it's in your food, and passes out of your body as stool, you should have no problem. If the gastritis continues however, you need to contact your pcp, and have this examined further. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Please help, i swallowed a chicken bone, what do I do now?

Please help, i swallowed a chicken bone, what do I do now?

It depends: How big was the bone? Esophageal complications from swallowing sharp animal bones are common and must be removed by endoscope. If the bone passed through the esophagus without injury and depending on the size and shape, one might consider following the progress through the GI tract for 3 days. Any pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, or melena must be addressed promptly. ...Read more

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I think I swallowed a small chicken bone 1 hr ago. What should I do?

I think  I swallowed a small chicken bone 1 hr ago. What should I do?

It depends...: A person who swallows a small hard object such as a piece of bone, and then continues to eat solid food without problems... need not worry. If he was able to eat foods like bread or meat afterwards, then he knows the small hard object is in his stomach. Small bones that get in the stomach just get pooped out with the regular poop... unless you are really, really unlucky. So, generally, no worries. ...Read more

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How common is a GI obstruction or block after accidentally eating a chicken bone? rare?

How common is a GI obstruction or block after accidentally eating a chicken bone? rare?

If the chicken: bone made it through the esophagus into the stomach it is not likely to cause obstruction elsewhere so long as you have an otherwise normal GI tract. It is more likely to be stuck in the esophagus if at all. ...Read more

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Accidentaly swolled chicken bone . No problem in swollowing or breathing but scared if it is dangerous?

Accidentaly swolled chicken bone . No problem in swollowing or breathing but scared if it is dangerous?

Rare: Although it may be sore for a day or so it is usually not a problem. Actually it is surprising that people can swallow pins, glass and many sharp objects and they usually pass. If however you should develop abdominal pain or blood in your stool get checked. ...Read more

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I swollowed a chicken bone do I need to be concern small bone

I swollowed a chicken bone do I need to be concern small bone

Yes, : Yes, a chicken bone can be a concern. If you develop any airway symptoms such as coughing, gagging, or neck pain; or abdominal symptoms such as pain, vomiting, fever, or bloody stool, then you must be seen immediately. ...Read more

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What if I swallow a chicken bone ?

Swallowed bone: It depends on the size of what you swallowed. If it was a round-ish or small piece and does not feel like it got stuck anywhere on the way down, it will generally pass by itself. If it is larger or sharp and/or feels like it got stuck on the way down, you should go to the er and have it retrieved to prevent it from possibly perforating the digestive tract. ...Read more

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There a chicken bone stuck in my neck i try my self but i could not remove that what should I do ?

There a chicken bone stuck in my neck i try my self but i could not remove that what should I do ?

See Dr. asap: If there is a chicken bone lodged ion your throat, you need to see a dr. Asap, such as an ENT who can remove the foreign body form your throat before it causes more serious issues. Best wishes. ...Read more