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My boyfriend hid a ring in my food to surprise me and I didn't see the ring in my food, so I accidently swallowed it, would it harm me?

My boyfriend hid a ring in my food to surprise me and I didn't see the ring in my food, so I accidently swallowed it, would it harm me?

Oh my gosh!: Well it looks like he succeeded in surprising you. Would anticipate that you will pass the ring in your stool. ...Read more

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I swallowed a tiny piece of plastic from a pen by mistake because, it may have been sharp as it broke off, will this do me harm?

I swallowed a tiny piece of plastic from a pen by mistake because, it may have been sharp as it broke off, will this do me harm?

Doubtful: It is unlikely that a tiny piece of plastic will Injure your pharynx, esophagus or intestinal tract if you have no symptoms of discomfort in any of these areas or obvious bleeding or black stools. ...Read more

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Can swallowing fly eggs do you any harm?

Can swallowing fly eggs do you any harm?

Possible: Could lead to infection, but most likely your digestive system will break down the eggs into the proteins & carbohydrates they are, then digest them. Please do not attempt this, there's no reason to put yourself at undue risk. ...Read more

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Help! Could swallowed sperm cause harm to your body?

Help! Could swallowed sperm cause harm to your body?

No: The enzymes in the stomach will cause the sperm to die. There is no way to get pregnant from oral sex. It is possible to transmit hpv or condyloma through oral sex. This can cause lumps on your vocal chords and hoarseness. ...Read more

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What harm chewing tobacoo do if it is not swallowed for a diabetic patient?

What harm chewing tobacoo do if it is not swallowed for a diabetic patient?

Chewing tobacco: Whether you are diabetic or not, whether you swallow it or not does not make any difference. Is bad for your mouth, can cause cancer of the mouth and damage your teeth. ...Read more

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Could swallowing parts of a dental cavity filling harm you?

Could swallowing parts of a dental cavity filling harm you?

Unlikely: It is highly unlikely that it would harm you. It will typically pass without incident. ...Read more

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Can daily oral sex (swallowing discharge) benefit or harm partner? For male n female? Foods for inc. Semen volume naturally and permanently???

Can daily oral sex (swallowing discharge) benefit or harm partner? For male n female? Foods for inc. Semen volume naturally and permanently???

No harm: There is usually no harm from daily oral sex. However, sexually transmitted diseases can be spread in this way as well, so that is the potential for harm. Human papillomavirus is frequently spread through oral sex, since it so prevalent. No foods I can think of to permanently increase semen volume. ...Read more

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Is there enough mercury in a tooth filling to do you a lot of harm if swallowed?

Is there enough mercury in a tooth filling to do you a lot of harm if swallowed?

No: There is very little mercury in amalgam fillings. The material becomes a stable alloy after setting hard (fda studies). Swallowing some silver filling would not likely cause any harm and would pass through your system. The only concern would be an allergy to metals. ...Read more

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If someone somehow swallows a spider or silver fish while sleeping, what harm can that pose to that person?

If someone somehow swallows a spider or silver fish while sleeping, what harm can that pose to that person?

Probably nothing: Unless the spider is poisonous and bites the individual or the individual has an allergy to either the spider or silverfish, in all likelihood nothing harmful will happen. The insect/arachnid will die, to include being completely obliterated by stomach acid, and processed like any other substance entering the gut. In some tribes and cultures insects are eaten as a part of their regular diets. ...Read more

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What happens if I accidentally swallowed a drop of fusidic acid eye drops will it harm me?

What happens if I accidentally swallowed a drop of fusidic acid eye drops will it harm me?

Eye drops: The drops are mild, for the yes, any drops used in eyes, go through tear ducts in nose, and there on to throat, as in tears we swallow them ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if I accidentally swallowed a drop of fusidic acid eye drops will it harm me?

Can you tell me what you suggest if I accidentally swallowed a drop of fusidic acid eye drops will it harm me?

No harm at all: When you apply these drops to your eyes, some of it passes down the lacrimal drainage system into your nose and then down your throat with no harm. A direct application of a drop into the throat will do no harm. ...Read more

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I been using azelastine and I always have the bitter taste and swallow it. Is it ok? Is there harm swallowing it? When I spray its alot hard to use

I been using azelastine and I always have the bitter taste and swallow it. Is it ok? Is there harm swallowing it? When I spray its alot hard to use

Change technique: Be sure to aim the nozzle towards the sides of the nose and not the center. Avoid inhaling while spraying despite what the instruction told you in the package insert. Tip your head forwards for a few seconds afterwards. This may help reduce the amount of spray entering your throat and thus the taste. Let me know if this helps. ...Read more

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Hello. I have swallowed a tonsil stone and it's stuck in my throat. Will it cause any harm? It has been months and I've not been able get rid of it.

Hello. I have swallowed a tonsil stone and it's stuck in my throat. Will it cause any harm? It has been months and I've not been able get rid of it.

Only irritation: It will never last that long.
What you feel is only the irritation that the stone left behind, it is all gone by now.
Be patient ...Read more

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If Accidentally swallowed an object like piercing while pregnant does it cross the placenta and harm the baby? What can and can't cross the placenta?

If Accidentally swallowed an object like piercing while pregnant does it cross the placenta and harm the baby? What can and can't cross the placenta?

No it does not: Cross the placenta. Only things in the blood stream can cross the placenta. And then not even blood cells cross it. So microscopic nutrients, minerals, some medications that are taken pass along with some other things too complicated for this discussion. So a piercing you swallowed does not leave your intestines, does not get in your blood stream and has no chance of passing to your baby, ...Read more