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What Would Happen If You Swallow A Button Battery
Go to emergency room: Button battery can cause severe problems in the esophagus, including perforation. ...Read more
So then what would happen if your child ingested a button battery and it wasn't witnessed. How soon would you most likely see symptoms? Scares me!
Don't wait: Onset of symptoms can vary by battery type/size. If likelihood is high that battery was ingested then er for x-ray is advised. ...Read more
Depends on location: If the battery reaches the stomach, it will be allowed to pass through the body. If it becomes lodged in the throat or esophagus, it must be retrieved to avoid the caustic erosion and possible perforation of the pharynx(throat) or esophagus. The procedure is performed under general anesthesia. ...Read more
Medical emergency: A needle can puncture through any part of the digestive system and would have to be removed immediately. The person who swallowed the needle should be taken to the emergency room immediately. ...Read more
Probably nothing: If it were a single magnetic ball, it would pass "in the end." the real problem might occur if one or more such balls were swallowed. They could stick to one another within the lining of the digestive tract and cause a necrosis of the gut at the point where they have attracted/adhered to one another. ...Read more
I think i need to rephrase-question. This did not happen. Educating myself. Could a button battery sit in your intestines for a week and not cause sx?
You would pass it: Generally you eliminate what you eat in a ay or two. So it is not in your intestines for a week unless it got stuck. ...Read more
What would happen if doctors did not clamp off a belly button after giving birth? What would it look like?
No different: when a child is born, we clamp the umbilical cord not the bellybutton. People with "innie" bellybuttons do not have anything different done with the umbilical cord at birth then people with "outie" bellybuttons. People with "outie" bellybuttons had a small hernia at the side of the belly button when they were a child. This causes the "outie" appearance. I hope this answers your question. ...Read more
X-ray: An x-ray would be able to tell you. ...Read more
Go to the ER: Any electronic device that is swallowed requires emergent evaluation. This is especially important for batteries (the small disc batteries tend to find their way to children's hands and mouths!). The acid in the stomach reacts with some electronic parts and can be life threatening. Most if not all of these have to be removed so they don't cause damage. ...Read more
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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 ›
That is a: non-specific symptom. Take careGet a more detailed answer ›
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