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I swollowed crest whitening toothpaste about a teaspoon?

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In brief: Should be OK but...

Normally not an issue, but if swallowed a lot, I would contact poison control and ask questions.

In brief: Should be OK but...

Normally not an issue, but if swallowed a lot, I would contact poison control and ask questions.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Kevin Nail
You should be fine....that small of amount could make your stomach upset or make you nauseous but it's not going to kill you
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: You will be okay

This quantity is not sufficient to warrant an evaluation.
Take plenty of water to dilute the ingested toothpaste.

In brief: You will be okay

This quantity is not sufficient to warrant an evaluation.
Take plenty of water to dilute the ingested toothpaste.
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
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Dr. Paul Takemoto
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably okay

Concentrations of active ingredients are usually pretty low in toothpaste, but it is not recommended to swallow toothpaste.
Some recommend water or milk unless pt. is vomiting. to be safe, the National Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) can be called from anywhere in the United States. This national hotline number will let you talk to experts in poisoning.

In brief: Probably okay

Concentrations of active ingredients are usually pretty low in toothpaste, but it is not recommended to swallow toothpaste.
Some recommend water or milk unless pt. is vomiting. to be safe, the National Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) can be called from anywhere in the United States. This national hotline number will let you talk to experts in poisoning.
Dr. Paul Takemoto
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Dr. George Ayoub
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ok

Should be okyou might experience nausea.

In brief: Ok

Should be okyou might experience nausea.
Dr. George Ayoub
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: You're OK

Just don't make a habit of it.

In brief: You're OK

Just don't make a habit of it.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry

In brief: Drink water

Drink water to dilute it and flush it out.

In brief: Drink water

Drink water to dilute it and flush it out.
Dr. James Wright
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Will be fine.

That seems like a lot to swallow.
Must be a good story behind that. In any case, you will be fine. Don't make a habit of this though.

In brief: Will be fine.

That seems like a lot to swallow.
Must be a good story behind that. In any case, you will be fine. Don't make a habit of this though.
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Not a problem

This is not likely to be harmful.

In brief: Not a problem

This is not likely to be harmful.
Dr. Michael DePietro
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