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Is it possible to accidentally swallow a sewing needle?

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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Yes

Any object has the potential to be swallowed accidentally if your are not careful or intoxicated.

In brief: Yes

Any object has the potential to be swallowed accidentally if your are not careful or intoxicated.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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Dr. Scott Rickert
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

The needle can be swallowed or worse get stuck in the back of throat or aspirate into the lungs.
If this happens, see a specialist right away. In the worst case scenario, it may require going to the operating room to retrieve the needle.

In brief: Absolutely

The needle can be swallowed or worse get stuck in the back of throat or aspirate into the lungs.
If this happens, see a specialist right away. In the worst case scenario, it may require going to the operating room to retrieve the needle.
Dr. Scott Rickert
Dr. Scott Rickert
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