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Is it possible to get food into your lungs?
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Yes
Aspiration of food is very common, most people can cough out the offending food.
But a bad enough event can lead to death or serious illness.

In brief: Yes
Aspiration of food is very common, most people can cough out the offending food.
But a bad enough event can lead to death or serious illness.
Dr. William Walsh
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