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What Kind Of Problems Can Arise From Swallowing Gum On A Daily Basis
Probably none: Most of the time swallowing gum will not cause any harm. Gum generally passes through the intestinal tract undigested. It is possible if you swallowed gum daily and had poor gastric emptying you could form a large mass of gum (bezoar) in your stomach but this is very unlikely. There is no reason to swallow it though. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Probably not, but why swallow it?Get a more detailed answer ›
No: The gum will dissolve quickly in the stomach and what is not will be passed through. It won't cause you side or chest pains. That is from something else. Don't walk and chew gum. ...Read more
I am experiencing mouth pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation), difficulty swallowing, gum swelling, spots on roof of mouth and around sides?
Burning Mouth: Burning mouth syndrome? A possibility if other causes (infection, allergy, burns) have been ruled out. See your physician and/or oral surgeon to be examined and treated. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/burning-mouth-syndrome/symptoms-causes/dxc-20179960 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be a silly question, but I swallowed a chewing gum the other day and have a feeling it's stuck in my throat, is this possible? Sinus problems
Can an impacted wisdom tooth in nerve give pain in throat and cause problems swallowing? Can it be infected in the root without gum being swollen?
May: Pass out in your stool. If no symptoms should not be a reason for alarm ...Read more
Don't worry about it: Don't worry about swallowing gum once. Your body, digestive tract can handle this. It will not harn you. ...Read more
Nope: Swallowing gum is harmless and this too, shall pass. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't worry: It works out all right in the end. ...Read more
My son swallowed 10 bubble gums after chewing. He is 4yr and 5mths. What do I do to make it flush out?
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