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Is it harmful to accidentally swallow a piece of my top denture?

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

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What can you happen if you accidentally swallow a cigarette, can it be harmful to you?

What can you happen if you accidentally swallow a cigarette, can it be harmful to you?

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

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I accidentally swallowed a porcelain denture jacket tooth while eating banana, is it dangerous?Will it pass when i move my bowel?

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

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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

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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.

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.

Post nasal drip: You should consult a physician. You may be suffering from allergies and postnasal drip.. Allergy medication like antihistamine and nasal spray and neti poti sinus rinse can help. Consult a physician or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to accidentally swallow a broken piece of tooth? And how long until i know I'll be okay?

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

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What will happen if accidentally swallow two seeds of an tamarind?

What will happen if accidentally swallow two seeds of an tamarind?

Probably nothing: People all over the world accidentally swallow a couple of seeds every once in a while. Usually nothing happens. ...Read more