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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics

Question: Swallowed soda can tab


 HanSolo - Sun Sep 12, 2004 11:56 am

What can happen when you swallow a soda can tab and should I see a doctor. I swallowed it a week ago and havent noticed anything in my poo.
 Dr. Russell M - Sun Sep 12, 2004 12:11 pm

User avatar Hi!

How old are you? It is best to see your doctor to find out if it is lodged somewhere in your gastrointestinal tract. Foreign bodies can cause irritation at the place of lodgement in the body.

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