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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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 ?
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?
Depends how small: Anything smaller than a cm or 1/2 inch should pass without incident. If it is bigger than that or develop any symptoms please visit an emergency room. Do not try to induce vomiting as reching and heaving with a sharp object can cause more damage. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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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