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I'm pregnant and swallowed an orange seed I just wanna know is that bad?

I'm pregnant and swallowed an orange seed I just wanna know is that bad?

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

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5 month baby swallowed orange seed. Can it cause any problem?

5 month baby swallowed orange seed. Can it cause any problem?

Not likely: The baby will likely pass the orange seed whole and it will not cause any problems. If the baby ingested a fair amount of citrus he/ she may get diaper rash or diarrhea from acid in it. ...Read more

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I swallowed an orange pit, will a tree grow in my stomach?

I swallowed an orange pit, will a tree grow in my stomach?

No worries; no tree: You will not have a tree growing in your stomach. Acid will destroy the seed, and anything left will travel down your small intestine, through your colon, and out. ...Read more

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Is it okay to swallow calcium supplements with orange juice or does the Orange juice make the calcium less absorbable. ?

Is it okay to swallow calcium supplements with orange juice or does the Orange juice make the calcium less absorbable.
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OK: 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

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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?

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?

See your doctor: Based on this question as well as the other symptoms you describe in your other question, I would be suspicious of strep throat. A quick visit to your doctor and a strep test will give you your answer. ...Read more

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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 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?

Drainage: Sometimes sinus drainage causes blisters on the back of your throat and can cause your tonsils(if you have them) to swell. I would get checked out if you are having severe pain or difficulty swallowing to make sure you do not have strep, mono or other ailments. Good luck ...Read more

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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.?

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

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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

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I have yellowish orange spots on the very back of my throat very sore and hard to swallow but my tonsils are not swollen?

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

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What to do swallowed a water seed?

What to do swallowed a water seed?

Old myth: Watermelon seeds, and in fact all seeds, will pass through your system without germinating or causing any change in your GI habits. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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I accidentally swallowed a cherry seed. Is it okay?

I accidentally swallowed a cherry seed. Is it okay?

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

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Hi. I swallowed a tamarind seed. Anything to be worried about.

Hi. I swallowed a tamarind seed. Anything to be worried about.

Probably not : Tamarind seed will pass out in poo so shouldn't be anything to worry about. ...Read more

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Can you get appendicitis from eating a large orange seed, if so how long should I wait to know?

Can you get appendicitis from eating a large orange seed, if so how long should I wait to know?

Appy: Food and particles may get deposited in the appendix, but they do not cause appendicitis. You will know that something is wrong when you develop progressive R lower quadrant pain then nausea / vomiting / loss of appetite and fever. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat orange seeds?

Is it okay to eat orange seeds?

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

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I swallowed an apricot seed while eating an apricot should i be worried?

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

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What will happen if the 2 years old child has swallowed a tamarind seed?

What will happen if the 2 years old child has swallowed a tamarind seed?

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

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My 8 months old baby has swallowed some tomato seeds, is it going to be harmful?

My 8 months old baby has swallowed some tomato seeds, is it going to be harmful?

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

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My daughter swallowed a plum seed... She appears to be ok... Should i be concerned?

My daughter swallowed a plum seed... She appears to be ok... Should i be concerned?

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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Swallowed a piece off candle. What could happen?

Swallowed a piece off candle. What could happen?

probably nothing: Candle wax is insert and cannot break down with the usual bodily enzymes. The candle piece should pass harmlessly without any problems. ...Read more

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I'm just wonderingif you accidentally swallowed a lego could you die from it?

I'm just wonderingif you accidentally swallowed a lego could you die from it?

Should be ok: Plastic without sharp edges should be passed. If the person experiences any abdominal discomfort they should be evaluated in the er immediately as an abdominal obstruction is possible (and an emergency). ...Read more