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Is it dangerous to swallow fake blood?

Is it dangerous to swallow fake blood?

Depends: It would depend on what the fake blood is made from. ...Read more

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Bleeding in my mouth. Is it dangerous that I swallowed some of the blood?

Bleeding in my mouth. Is it dangerous that I swallowed some of the blood?

It's your blood..: .. you're not going to catch any diseases from yourself. I would be more concerned where the blood came from. If you have periodontal disease, it's best to be seen by a periodontist to have your condition treated. ...Read more

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What happens if you swallow too much blood?

What happens if you swallow too much blood?

It might be vomited: Up in what looks like coffee ground material. It may cause melena - black, tarry, foul smelling stool. It could cause nausea. If you are swallowing large amounts of blood - you likely need prompt medical care (unless you are deliberately drinking blood from a source other than your body). ...Read more

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What will happen if I swallow my own blood?

What will happen if I swallow my own blood?

Nothing: If you had a nose bleed or dental problem there is nothing more to do. It is only a problem if the bleeding is severe to know why you bled. Swallowing a little of your own blood is not harmful by itself. ...Read more

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So I heard that if you have a cut and you swallow your blood that your body can use it again is this true?

Digested: It would be digested and some parts of it could be used to make other things. But, swallowing too much blood has a bad effect on the body. ...Read more

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Is it okay that I swallowed someone else's blood?

Is it okay that I swallowed someone else's blood?

This is not a: Healthy behavior as you are ingesting potential viruses ; bacteria if their blood carries any infections. ...Read more

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I accidentally swallowed metal and there is blood. What should I do?

I accidentally swallowed metal and there is blood. What should I do?

Depends: You didn't describe what the metal was or the blood. If you swallowed a jagged, sharp piece of metal or one which is in a shape which might get lodged in your GI tract or it was particularly large - it would be important to have this assessed. If you swallowed metal such as a penny, that would be likely to pass on it's own. When in doubt seek medical care. ...Read more

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Is swallowing blood bad for the baby?

How much are we: Talking about? What is the source of the blood? Is the baby ill? Depending on the situation - this baby may need medical care. ...Read more

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Why do people get nauseated after swallowing blood?

GI irritant: Blood in the GI tract acts as a stimulant-laxative and is irritating to the gastric mucosa. It often causes nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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I swallowed a small plastic bb. Will it effect my body or my blood or will it just pass.??

I swallowed a small plastic bb. Will it effect my body or my blood or will it just pass.??

Should pass: This object is small enough so it shouldn't get caught up in the gastrointestinal tract. I would expect passage rectally within a few days. Contact a physician if you experience discomfort in the chest or abdomen. Obviously the bb bypassed the respiratory tract. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV from swallowing blood?

Can you get HIV from swallowing blood?

Not that likely: Digestive enzymes of the stomach will destroy anything sensitive to ph. And that's hiv. Now. One exception to this is if you have damage, tears, inflammation or other damage to your esophagus. In general terms. I think your low on the infectivity scale. It does also depend on the viral load of the other person. Also if the viral load is higher. So are chances of transmitting the virus. ...Read more

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I had oral with a man. He has HIV but said it has been undetectable in his blood for 20 years. I only gave him oral for 30 sec. And I didn't swallow

I had oral with a man. He has HIV but said it has been undetectable in his blood for 20 years. I only gave him oral for 30 sec. And I didn't swallow

Are you: Asking your risk of getting HIV from the oral sex. Oral sex dose carry some risk of transmission though low. An undetectable viral load and ART medications significantly reduce risk of transmission. Personal opinion why take the chance. Use protection or consider daily Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to swallow blood after having a tooth extracted?

Please advise if it's bad to swallow blood after having a tooth extracted?

May cause: Nausea and possibly vomiting. Spit out blood if possible. If actively bleeding put in gauze an bite down to put pressure on it. If a lot ff bleeding continues call dentist. ...Read more

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Pain swallowing siliva, feverish, head ache, and yellowish spatum seems like small blood in the spatum.

Pain swallowing siliva, feverish, head ache, and yellowish spatum seems like small blood in the spatum.

Need examination: Similar symptoms suggest pharyngitis/URI. Drinking plenty of fluids and antipyretics, cough syrup +or- antibiotics as indicated is the usual management ...Read more

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Is it safe to swallow blood from a nosebleed and eat food right after?

Safe: It is fine to have swallowed some blood from a nosebleed and to eat right afterwards. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does the poop look like for a baby who swallowed blood?

What does the poop look like for a baby who swallowed blood?

Tar like: Blood get digested by stomach acid causing tarry black steaky substance called melina.
Shahzeidi, md. ...Read more

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73 f with high blood pressure having hard time swallowing food. Help?

73 f with high blood pressure having hard time swallowing food. Help?

High BP: Food swallowing mechanism is not related to high BP; is there evidence for stroke syndrome?? More likely the affected person has another problem such as GERD, esophageal constriction, larynx problem; should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can you catch HIV from accidentally swallowing blood from an HIV positive patient?

Can you catch HIV from accidentally swallowing blood from an HIV positive patient?

Not likely: That's a good question. If the amount is small, say from a cut or from gums. It should not be enough to overcome the mucosal lining to be infective. As long as you didn't have any breaks in your gut lining you should be just fine. ...Read more

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Just had dental work, came home wnt to bathroom and had blood when I wiped. Is this do to swallows blood?

Just had dental work, came home wnt to bathroom and had blood when I wiped. Is this do to swallows blood?

No: Any blood from the mouth will not be bright red when it gets to the rectum. The blood on the toilet paper may come from hemorrhoids, a tear in the anal tissue or even a tumor in the lower part of your colon or even too strenuous wiping and causing irritation. Bleeding without pain in the rectal area should be examined to rule out a serious problem. ...Read more

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Just had dental work, came home went to bathroom and had blood when I wiped. Is this do to swallowing blood?

Just had dental work, came home went to bathroom and had blood when I wiped. Is this do to swallowing blood?

No: By the time you digest blood it is not red anymore, but rather TAR BLACK
Most often blood when you wipe is due to irritation or maybe hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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If you swallow HIV positive blood will you for sure get the virus?

Unlikely: Transmission via the GI tract is possible but less likely. The virus must have access to the blood stream to infect an individual. ...Read more

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Is it bad for my baby if he accidentally swallowed some of my blood from my cracked nipple?

Is it bad for my baby if he accidentally swallowed some of my blood from my cracked nipple?

Very common: Often at the onset of breast feeding your nipples can get irritated and cracked and bleed. The baby usually will tolerate this just fine but you may see some blood in his spit up. Alot of swallowed blood often will cause some vomiting but usually the baby does not swallow enough to worry. ...Read more