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Where do small pieces of food stuck in the windpipe go?
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
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When coughed out either out of body or swallowed.
If aspirated end up in trachea or bronchus and may cause serious complications like pneumonia, lung abcess, respiratory distress and possible asfixia, death.

In brief: Few options
When coughed out either out of body or swallowed.
If aspirated end up in trachea or bronchus and may cause serious complications like pneumonia, lung abcess, respiratory distress and possible asfixia, death.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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