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I run in the park and today I ran into a family of gnats and possibly inhaled/swallowed some. Can they do harm to my body or go into my brain?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No harm

Inhaling or swallowing gnats will cause no harm. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

In brief: No harm

Inhaling or swallowing gnats will cause no harm. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Dr. Roy Arnold
Dr. Roy Arnold
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Dr. David Dildine
Family Medicine

In brief: No, you'll be fine.

They definitely will not go into your brain.
The worst they could do is irritate your nose or throat but there really is nothing to worry about here. Take care.

In brief: No, you'll be fine.

They definitely will not go into your brain.
The worst they could do is irritate your nose or throat but there really is nothing to worry about here. Take care.
Dr. David Dildine
Dr. David Dildine
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