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Swallowed Foreign Object
Can a toddler swallowing a foreign object cause vomiting six hours later? No proof he ate anything i just worry he put something in his mouth.
Access to batteries?: What was it that happened 6 hours beforehand? If he is able to swallow liquids normally, i would not be too concerned about a foreign object unless he had access to a small battery that he may have swallowed. In that case he should be x rayed. Also if you suspect coin ingestion, xray to be sure it cleared esophagus.If he has persistent vomiting, of course you need to speak with his physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When a child swallows forgien objects what noises would it make if it were stuck in the "wind pipe"?
Choking then...: The child can be seen to be choking while eating some thing like popcorn or nuts or after putting some small item in the mouth. This should be treated as illustrated. If there is onset of coughing with some breathing difficulty and wheezing the foreign body has been aspirated and the child should be immediately taken to the nearest emergency room. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My toddler is having a bowel moment 4 times a day and struggling to do so. How do I know if he has swallowed a object and tryingto pass it?
Go to the ER: Take the 8 year old to the ER ...Read more
Ball shaped object a tad bit smaller than a dime in the back of throat near tonsils. Can feel when swallow no pain but irritating. What could this be?
Tonsil Stone ?: Only a guess, since this needs to be visualized. See your physician for a definitive diagnosis and treatment if necessary. ...Read more
I have an object stuck in my throat. I can breath and i can swallow. It is just very uncomfortable. I've tried to throw it up no luck. ?
Need to go to ER: Go to the er now. You need to have it removed. You will not be able to clear it on your own. ...Read more
When I swallow it feels like I have a sharp object stuck in the back of my throat behind my tonsils. It hurts to swallow. But I have no other symptoms?
Go to the doctor: This is the very definition of crazy. I mean that in all of the non-judgmental way possible since men often deny they have a medical problem. But it s time to get to the er for urgent medical evaluation! ...Read more
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
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