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MY 14 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER JUST SWALLOWED A POP CAN TAB. DO I

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MY 14 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER JUST SWALLOWED A POP CAN TAB. DO I NEED TOTAKE HER TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM OR WILL IT PASS THROUGH THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM ?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Anjali replied 7 years ago.
Hello Brett

Swallowed metal objects that are sharp can injure the digestive tract & cause bleeding or perforation.
So you should go to ER for examination , X ray & treatment.

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