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Is it bad to swallow chunks of burgers without chewing?

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Dr. Robert Vorhies
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Yes

Your stomach can manage larger pieces of food just fine but the esophagus may have problems passing the large pieces and it could become stuck there resulting in an emergency.
Chew your food well before swallowing, just like mom said.

In brief: Yes

Your stomach can manage larger pieces of food just fine but the esophagus may have problems passing the large pieces and it could become stuck there resulting in an emergency.
Chew your food well before swallowing, just like mom said.
Dr. Robert Vorhies
Dr. Robert Vorhies
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