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What Would Happen If You Accidentally Swallowed Small Pieces Of A Plastic Fork
Nothing: Plastic fork pieces are non-toxic and do not have significantly sharp outside edges even if broken. Your intestines are used to reacting to sharp objects by retracting and so penetration is extremely unlikely. Swallowing pieces of plastic cutlery is probably very common and I have seen no reports about this in the medical literature. So don't worry about it. ...Read more
While eating with a plastic fork, i accidently bit off one of the sharp ends and swallowed it. Very small. Only like 3mm but it's sharp. Is this ok?
What to do if i accidentally swallowed small pieces of glass ? Or plastic ? I think it came from my blender ? Eat bread and drink water and milk ?
Think i accidentally swallowed small pieces of either glass or plastic ? What do I do ? Eat bread ...Drink water and milk ? Motrin ? What would help ?
Nothing. : Dont do anything. If symptoms such as bleeding or alarming symptoms develop go to the er. ...Read more
Asparagus: For most, a small piece will transit out without difficulty within 3-4 days. If you consume some asparagus, especially in the stringy soupy form, it will form a congeal around the foreign object and soften the edges. Little kids swallow all sorts of stuff and my pedi-surgeon friend used this to help avoid having to go find them surgically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably no worry: If he didnt choke on it and he just swallowed it than it should just pass without worry. ...Read more
I accidentally swallowed a small piece of Plastic off an icee wrapper trying to make a small whole what will happen Iam suppose to have a bypass in 3?
Two days ago, I swallowed a small piece of plastic which was broken from a fork I was using. Would it be harmful to my body? Would it get digested?
It could be: Harmful, as if it was sharp, it could have damaged your intestinal tract ranging from your esophagus all the way to your colon. But if it was a very small piece, more than likely it became encapsulated by your stool and at this point, you've likely already pooped it out. You can't digest plastic. At this point, you need to monitor for abdominal pain. If you develop pain reach out to your doc. ...Read more
I accidentally swallowed a small piece of plastic (the end of a pen bit but not the nib) I swallowed it and can breathe fine but can feel it (no pain)?
Do not worry: If you swallowed it, not inhaled it, there is no reason to worry. It will come out of the other end on its own. ...Read more
Accidentally swallowed a small piece of plastic. I feel fine and didnt choke. Can this cause a disease or will i just poop it out and be fine?
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