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My 10 year old son got t in the throat with a baseball ball.

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my 10 year old son got hit in the throat with a baseball ball. it doesn't look like its swollen or bruised but he says he has a sharp pain sometimes when he swallows and he feels like his heart is stop beating for a sec or two. what should we do?
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

He may have significant injury to the esophagus from the incident.

This is possible even without any outside swelling.

This should be checked by the endoscopy.

Please take him to the ER.

Liquids should be ok.
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