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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 happens to your insides when you swallow gum?

Nothing: Should just pass without incident but you should not make a habit of swallowing gum. ...Read more

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What happens when a person swallows a piece of eraser or gum?

What happens when a person swallows a piece of eraser or gum?

It will pass: Most of the time these structures will pass through the GI system, however, if you develop symptoms see your doctor. ...Read more

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What happens if you swallow chewing gum?

Likely nothing: Chewing gum should pass harmlessly through your digestive system. But don't make a habit of swallowing it. ...Read more

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I'm interested to know what happens if you swallow chewing gum?

Usually nothing of: Significance. However there are rare cases of chewing gum bezoars which have occurred causing esophageal ; intestinal obstruction. ...Read more

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Is it really bad to swallow chewing gum? What happens to the gum?

Usually not a big : Deal. Usually there isn't a problem as the gum will pass harmlessly through the body. However, there are rare cases of chewing gum bezoars which have occurred causing esophageal ; intestinal obstruction (http://pediatrics.Aappublications.Org/content/102/2/e22.Full). Lack of absorption of sorbitol in sugarless gym can sometimes lead to gas, loose stools and abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Will I get sick if I swallow gum?

Not usually: Doubt it will have any effect if down on occasion but would avoid doing it on a regular basis because there is no benefit to doing it. ...Read more

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