Doctor insights on:
Is It Harmful To Accidentally Swallow A Piece Of My Top Denture
Vs. On purpose?:
If you could swallow it easily; yeah, otherwise it wouldn't be an ''accident''. As long as!) no difficulty in next, 6hrs., 12 hrs or 18.5 hrs & you can take pride in ''creative bowel movements'', you will be ok.
If not, what do we do?
Right, tell your physician. Umm, right away. ...Read more
If it's lit.: Burn hazard aside, the nicotine contained in a single cigarette is not dangerous to an adult. The same cannot be said for infants and toddlers- 2mg (the amount if nicotine that could be found in a cigarette) can be lethal to a 2 year old. Keep your smokes away from your kids. ...Read more
I accidentally swallowed a porcelain denture jacket tooth while eating banana, is it dangerous? Will it pass when I move my bowel?
Yes and no: While it is likely it will pass through, an x-ray of your GI tract is still a good idea as it could become trapped in your color especially if you have any diverticuli or in pouches in your colon. You can check your stool via screening it as well. ...Read more
I broke a tooth on my upper denture and accidentally swallowed it. I tried to induce vomiting but wasn't able to. Having diverticuli, should I be concerned about it perferating?
If: If it was just a denture tooth it should work out all right in the end. ...Read more
Just for reference, do you get sick if you accidentally swallow a piece of thread? What most likely will happened to you?
Nothing: Most likely no effectGet a more detailed answer ›
Just for reference, do you get sick if you accidentally swallow a piece of thread? What most likely will happened to you? Please help. Am I in danger?
The piece of thread: Will most likely pass through your system. Now - if you ate a whole spool of thread- that might cause a bezoar and be a different matter. You will most likely be fine. ...Read more
Can you accidentally swallow a piece of dust or hair? I always get a feeling that there is dust in the back of my throat or tongue.
Is it dangerous to accidentally swallow a broken piece of tooth? And how long until I know I'll be okay?
Broken tooth: The broken piece should pass without a problem. Call your dentist to have that broken tooth evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Probably nothing: People all over the world accidentally swallow a couple of seeds every once in a while. Usually nothing happens. ...Read more
Nothing: It will pass.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not much: Generally swallowing small amounts of toothpaste will have no effect. Swallowing flouride alone during a flouride treatment can cause temporary nausea. ...Read more
Please explain: How do you accidentally swallow a whole turkey leg? ...Read more
Absolutely: The needle can be swallowed or worse get stuck in the back of throat or aspirate into the lungs. If this happens, see a specialist right away. In the worst case scenario, it may require going to the operating room to retrieve the needle. ...Read more
Nothing happens: The body just breaks it down to it's smallest particles and absorbs what it can and discards what it cannot use. ...Read more
Nothing: Most likely nothing will happen. You will just pass it. ...Read more
I would be concerned: That if the beads became tangled in the GI tract that it could cause an obstruction. How drunk does one have to be to accidentally swallow a string of mardi gras beads? If one just swallowed some beads, I woudl say let them pass. However, if it is a string - I would encourage medical evaluation. ...Read more
See your MD: Most likely you may be ok. But have your md evaluate you for potential lung or stomach issues as these glass particles can cause problems such is lung infections, bleeding in the gastrointesitnal tract. ...Read more
Quite a feat: Mardi gras beads are a long string and I cannot imagine how you could accidentally swallow the entire string. But assuming you did, it could string out and pass through your GI tract, or your digestive enzymes could break the string and the beads would be released and pass out, or it could bunch up and obstruct the tract requiring endoscopy to remove or major surgery. ...Read more
Could you tell me what happens if I accidentally swallow some fungus thing growing on expired tea?
If your: Immune system is normal, not much.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 ›
Most likely no..: Not dangerous to swallow, but dangerous to 'inhale'. ...Read more
Rarely: Better prognosis if you are sure it was swallowed (stomach) and not aspirated (lungs). Remotely possible that the eraser could "get stuck" along the digestive tract, but otherwise it will probably pass through or be digested by natural acids. No, it won't erase a stomach ache, and I wonder who the "one" is who swallowed an eraser? Ha ha, I couldn't resist! ...Read more
Nothing: They will eventually pass.Get a more detailed answer ›
I accidentally swallow my gum, 3 hrs later I took my pill. I'm on my placebo week. Any chance the pill got stuck or something?
What happens if I accidentally swallow shampoo water when I am taking my bath? What happens to my body system? Please help. Am I in danger?
Ok: No danger in small amountsGet a more detailed answer ›
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
What happens if I accidentally swallow some shampoo water when I am taking my bath? What happens to my body system? Please help. Am I in danger?
Ok: If no symptoms should be ok. That small amount unlikely to cause difficulties. ...Read more
What happens if I accidentally swallow (some) shampoo water when I am taking my bath? What happens to my body system? Please help. Am I in danger?
Not dangerous: Swallowing a little soapy water while bathing is very unlikely to cause any harm. ...Read more
What happens if you go in the ocean and it has sea lice and you accidentally swallow it, will it effect your insides?
- Talk to a doctor online
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