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I accidently swallowed glass shreds and need to know what the

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I accidently swallowed glass shreds and need to know what the possible repercussions are immediate and long term?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Gupta Amit replied 8 years ago.

Hi may i ask how long back did it happen?

Can you describe the glass shred i mean was it small long shary ends etc?

Do you feel any pain in tummy /throat?

 

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
It happened about two weeks ago. The glass was off of the top of a bottle in granules and shreds in different sizes without really knowing axactly what size I swallowed just knowing what I spit back out of my mouth. My stomach doesn't feel normal but i'm not in bad pain.
Expert:  Gupta Amit replied 8 years ago.

Hi well thanks for the input well most of the times objects swallowed with no symptoms will pass out from the digestive tract in 1-2 days.

I am happy to see that the xray and ct scan has not shown any embedded particles in the digestive tract. So i dont think you should be woried .

Well if the particles of glass remain embedded surely you will have symptoms like infection/ pain/ vomiting/abnormal bowel sounds/ dark color stool etc But i dont think you should be woried for now if you get the symptoms then definetly visit a doctor then.

Thanks

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