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I'm preg. Ate some crab legs and accidentally swallowed a piece of the shell, which was a little sharp. Could this hurt the pregnancy?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

This should pass through your system without incident and will have no direct effect on the pregnancy.

In brief: No

This should pass through your system without incident and will have no direct effect on the pregnancy.
Dr. Timothy Brown
Dr. Timothy Brown
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Dr. Jim Trione
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Not really

Your stomach acids and digestion should make good work of that shell.
Nothing to worry about on this one.

In brief: Not really

Your stomach acids and digestion should make good work of that shell.
Nothing to worry about on this one.
Dr. Jim Trione
Dr. Jim Trione
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