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Swallowed An Orange Seed
Not a problem: An orange seed is not a problem if swallowed accidentally, regardless of whether a person is pregnant or not. The only problem with accidentally swallowing fruit seeds is the choking hazard, which doesn't happen with little seeds. One can also just stick to navel oranges, which are seedless and easy to peel! ...Read more
Nothing: It will pass.Get a more detailed answer ›
I might have swallowed a 1 cm square plastic piece from an orange juicer in the last 2 days since I saw the breakage only today. What should I do?
Nothing: As long as you are not allergic, it won't do any harm. ...Read more
Is it necessary to induce vomiting after a large orange seed is accidentally swallowed? Is there harm to the body or gall bladder?
Harmless: Rest easy a single orange seed will pass through your system without problems. ...Read more
I'm taking haliborange kids omega-3 orange syrup since I can't swallow tablets/gels but I'm 18 and that's for kids. Am i taking the right dose, 15ml?
Haliborange: Yes your dosage is adequate.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ok to crush new chapter prenatal vitamin in my orange juice? I tense and can't swallow large pills. Gummies are too chewy. Told centrum chews not good
Ask pharmacist: Your local pharmacist can look at each specific brand and verify that they can be crushed. ...Read more
Is it okay to swallow calcium supplements with orange juice or does the Orange juice make the calcium less absorbable.
Orange juice doesn't reduce absorption of calcium supplements and improves absorption of calcium carbonate. It is also important to have adequate Vit D; most adults need at least 5000 iu/day in fall and winter. See http://www.webmd.com/osteoporosis/calcium-supplements-tips
But best to get calcium from diet;
please also see https://chriskresser.com/calcium-supplements-why-you-should-think-twice/ ...Read more
Weird feeling when I swallow, feels like a semi-sore irritated throat. I feel mucus in it. It is semi-orange? Is this just a cold?
I have orange bumps and one tiny red spot/bump on the back of the throat and also I can feel very thick mucous that is difficult to swallow. Whatisit?
I have orange/red bumps on the back of the throat, visible red veins, and I can feel very thick mucous on my throat that is difficult to swallow.?
Infection/allergies: You may have either an infection or allergies. It would be best to have a doctor look at your throat and make sure that you do not have an infection that needs treatment. Make sure that you are drinking at least 6 glasses of water daily to thin the mucus, Drinking warm liquids such as tea may also help. Try also warm salt water gargles (1/4 teaspoon salt in 1 cup warm water) ...Read more
I noticed a small lump in the back of my throat right behind my tonsil that causes pain when I swallow. The limp is a light orange red color. Cancer?
Very unlikely: Go see your doctor for an exam. Tonsil cancers are generally painless, often difficult to see by eye, and begin appearing usually in the 30s in non-smokers. ...Read more
I have yellowish orange spots on the very back of my throat very sore and hard to swallow but my tonsils are not swollen?
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and acetaminophen can decrease pain. ...Read more
Odds are that it: Will pass right through you with no problem. Did you know that in order to germinate, a cherry pit needs to pass through the GI track of a bird first. ...Read more
Probably not : Tamarind seed will pass out in poo so shouldn't be anything to worry about. ...Read more
Neutral: Orange seeds are commonly ingested when seeded oranges are eaten. They cause not harm; will be digested if chewed and may pass unchanged as intact seeds. In no case will they do anything to your body. ...Read more
No: You will likely be fine. Since you are typing at the computer I'll assume you didn't get it stuck in your lungs. It should pass through your GI system normally. Interestingly; apricot seeds have trace organic cyanide. But you would have to swallow an inordinate amount of them to have poisoning. ...Read more
Likely nothing: The seed in its natural form has a hard coat that is likely to prevent any digestion as it passes through the kids GI tract over 3-4 days. In some parts of the world it is consumed as food, though removing the hard coat makes it a difficult seed to enjoy. As far as I can tell, there are no toxicities related to its ingestion. ...Read more
Not harmful: Tomato seeds are very soft and small, unlikely to cause choking. Choking risks include food items about the size of the tip of your baby's little finger. Make sure foods are finely chopped or mashed at this age. ...Read more
Swallowing seeds: If she is okay I would not be too worried. But, if course the answer depends on how big the seed was. ...Read more
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