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If I swallow gum, will I get a ball of gum in my stomach?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Old wives tale
The gum will be mechanically broken upon usually but in any event will pass on uneventfully.
The stomach will not keep each gum ingestion and make a large ball of it. Continue to chew if you enjoy it but mind your teeth.

In brief: Old wives tale
The gum will be mechanically broken upon usually but in any event will pass on uneventfully.
The stomach will not keep each gum ingestion and make a large ball of it. Continue to chew if you enjoy it but mind your teeth.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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