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What To Do If You Accidently Swallow A Lip Ring
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Ask 4 different form: Medications come in many forms from shots to patches to gels/creams/lotions to liquids to pills that must be swallowed to pills that dissolve on tongue to pills that can be broken apart & its contents sprinkled on & mixed w/applesauce. So if you can't swallow pills, ask prescribing doc for different version. If medication not available in form you like, ask compounding pharmacy to customize for yo ...Read more
Great blood supply: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing occurs rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Lip balms are all essentially similar and so there is no magic balm. Avoid further trauma to the area. Let nature take it's course. ...Read more
That is a BIG : problem with lip piercings. It can hurt too. Make sure that you are changing the pillow case regularly. Clean linens are important to avoid developing an infection. ...Read more
Med eval: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. gargle several times a day. ...Read more
Just for reference, do you get sick if you accidentally swallow a piece of thread? What most likely will happened to you?
Nothing: Most likely no effectGet a more detailed answer ›
Poison Control Cntr: Call poison control center to make sure that doing this just 1time in your life will not do permanent harm. No one eats half a tube of toothpaste by accident. You might want to seek professional help to prevent repetition of self-destructive behavior. ...Read more
What to do if i kissed someone with a coldsore a few hours ago, what can I do to avoid getting it too?
Not a ton: If you have had cold sores in the past you have the herpes simplex virus already so probably not a concern. If not, it could be unpleasant. You can see if your primary doctor can give you an antiviral like Valtrex (valacyclovir) or similar preemptively (start asap if so) though i haven't heard of this being given. Great advice here: http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/herpes-simplex-virus. ...Read more
What will happen if I accidently swallowed a piece of a plastic wrapper from a popsicle? How do I know that it is in my body system? Please help.
Watch for symptoms: When you swallow something that is small usually the body gets rid of it in your stools. However, if the object is significantly large it might cause intestinal obstruction which requires immediate evaluation. You might present with abdominal pain and difficulty passing stools. If you are presenting symptoms please consider going to the ED. ...Read more
Nothign: The mosquito will die.Get a more detailed answer ›
What do you suggest if i had a cold sore and i need to know if i can kiss my girlfriend tomorrow. Like can I at least kiss her on the cheek or will it still be the same?
Not a problem: Styrofoam in your mouth will not cause any problems. If it is swallowed and is a very small piece (like the size or a dime or less), it should have no problem passing through your system and you will poop it out. ...Read more
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
What is the blister: If your "blister" is due to a dental abscess from a tooth or gum infection, the answer is no, it is not contagious. If the lesion is anything else than can be transmitted through kissing and sexual contact, then the answer would be yes. Since we don't know what this lesion might be, have it examined by a local dentist to see if it needs treatment. ...Read more
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