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Doctor insights on: What Can Happen To You Overtime If You Swallow Gum

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What can happen to you overtime if you swallow gum?

What can happen to you overtime if you swallow gum?

Probably no issues: The gum most likely will be passed through the gastrointestinal tract and you should be fine. If you do experience any constipation or abdominal pain then consult your md. ...Read more

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What can you do if you can't chew your food due to tooth loss?

What can you do if you can't  chew your food due to tooth loss?

Nutrition = health: You can eat soft foods, or you can have tooth replacement to enable you to improve the range of your diet and thus your nutrition and health. You could have simple dentures or add implants to retain/support dentures or even implants to retain/support non-removable teeth. ...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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So when you have gastrodiodenal dysmotility what can or should you do to fix it?

So when you have gastrodiodenal  dysmotility what can  or should you do to fix it?

GI motility problem: You should definitely consult a gastroenterologist for advice. Some conditions can be treated medically and/ or adjusting the diet to avoid triggers. Depending in the underlying problem, you may have a temporary condition or a more permanent one that requires lifelong therapy. Your gastroenterologist can help. ...Read more

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You know when you bite your cheek while eating and you get that blister thing? What can you do to heal it?

You know when you bite your cheek while eating and you get that blister thing?  What can you do to heal it?

Natural Healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Can you let me know is it bad to chew gum, if so why?

Can you let me know is it bad to chew gum, if so why?

Gum chewing: Occasional gum chewing, especially with sugarless gum is not a problem. If it's done excessively, it can cause strain on your tmjoints and facial muscles. If you already have temporomandibular joint dysfunction, it will most likely exacerbate the problem. ...Read more

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What will happen to you if you leave your eye to be dry?

What will happen to you if you leave your eye to be dry?

Eye must be moist: The eye should never dry out as this may lead to cornea scarring and loss of vision. The eye most be moistened by the tear film on a regular basis. ...Read more

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What can happen if you get to much oragel in your system?

What can happen if you get to much oragel in your system?

Not the best: If you have a previous hypersensitivity to orajel then the side effects can be quite serious. If no previous reaction then there is less to worry about. If you like to eat orajel because of painful teeth then a more useful fix is to see a dentist. ...Read more

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Can anything happen to you if you don't smoke and you go try nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Can anything happen to you if you don't smoke and you go try nicorette (nicotine gum)?

Tachycardia & bp: Nicorette (nicotine gum) is a nicotene derivative. It can race your heart and your blood pressure. It can also be addictive. Would not reccomend any more experimenting. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to get sick when you swallow phlegm?

Can you explain if it's possible to get sick when you swallow phlegm?

Rarely: Phlegm goes to your stomach, some get absorbed and then eventually excreted when you have a bowel movement. It can irritate your stomach though, especially if it's large amounts. ...Read more

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What can happen if you swallow scope mouthwash?

What can happen if you swallow scope mouthwash?

How much?: If you swallow a little, nothing. If you swallow alot, you may be nauseous or have diarrhea. ...Read more

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What can you do to tell if you have an abscessed tooth?

What can you do to tell if you have an abscessed tooth?

Symptoms or X-ray: Tooth pain can be from the live nerve inside a tooth or an abscess outside the tooth. Nerve pain is usually sharp and triggered by cold, hot, sweet or a crack. It is usually difficult to feel which tooth is the cause and can even refer to the other jaw. An abscess hurts when you bite, or push on the gum near tip of the root. It is usually easy to locate. Sometimes no pain if it self drained. ...Read more

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What can you do to make it easier to swallow after a tonsilectomy?

What can you do to make it easier to swallow after a tonsilectomy?

Time: Throat pain and trouble swallowing after tonsillectomy is a universal occurrence. The most helpful things to do are keep well hydrated and take your pain medication. Good luck!. ...Read more

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What to do if you have sensitive gums?

What to do if you have sensitive gums?

Sensitive to ?: It could be a number of things like gum disease or a cold sore. I would suggest seeing a dentist for an evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to have allergies to gum?

Can you explain if it's possible to have allergies to gum?

Yes: It is impossible to become allergic to almost anything although some agents are more allergenic than others. The gum itself probably has very low allergic potential but the ingredients added for flavor and appearance may produce an allergic response. The answer is yes, it is possible but the likelihood of allergy is very low. ...Read more

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Just to know in case it ever happens, what are you supposed to do if you choke on food when you are alone?

Just to know in case it ever happens, what are you supposed to do if you choke on food when you are alone?

Choking: This is a very complete explanation, for handling all types of choking, including when you are alone. http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-choking/basics/art-20056637 ...Read more

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What can you do to quit masturbation when you are addicted to it?

What can you do to quit masturbation when you are addicted to it?

Marriage, maybe: All single men do this and most continue at least occasionally into married life. It's basically a good thing -- it keeps you focused, it's fun and safe, you learn about your mind and body in preparation for being a grown-up, and only ideologues have problems with it. I'm going to assume you do not have an obsession with erotica that interferes with other important things. Talked with dad? Cheers. ...Read more