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How safe is it to swallow a few lego pieces (the 4x2 kind)?
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Try your best...
...Not to swallow any non-food items.

In brief: Try your best...
...Not to swallow any non-food items.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Why
An object that size can have risks of choking and is unsafe.
Are you asking what if a toddler accidentally swallows lego pieces?

In brief: Why
An object that size can have risks of choking and is unsafe.
Are you asking what if a toddler accidentally swallows lego pieces?
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: I don't recommend it
Any foreign ingestion can catch in the swallow tube, blocking fluid & food intake.
That might require retreival in the or. If it makes it into the stomach it may pass thru the gut within 3-5 days. I wouldn't expect lego's to show up on xray unless the company put something in the plastic for this reason. Feeding the kid stewed okra soon after the ingestion can wrap it up & smooth passage.

In brief: I don't recommend it
Any foreign ingestion can catch in the swallow tube, blocking fluid & food intake.
That might require retreival in the or. If it makes it into the stomach it may pass thru the gut within 3-5 days. I wouldn't expect lego's to show up on xray unless the company put something in the plastic for this reason. Feeding the kid stewed okra soon after the ingestion can wrap it up & smooth passage.
Dr. James Ferguson
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