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What are the dangers of consuming objects in pica patients?

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Dr. Alysia Townsend
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Toxicity

You may harm yourself with nonfood items you are strongly motivated to ingest.
Additionally, these nonfood items may be toxic to your body and do not help the underlying disorder.

In brief: Toxicity

You may harm yourself with nonfood items you are strongly motivated to ingest.
Additionally, these nonfood items may be toxic to your body and do not help the underlying disorder.
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