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After effects of swallowing a hair - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello,
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I accidentally swallowed a hair that was in my water and I know that hair doesn't what will happen
User :   Will it come out through my excrement???
User :   I'm reading all these scary things about hair staying in the intestine?
Doctor :   that is called tricho bezaors
Doctor :   it is due to ingestion of large amounts of hair
Doctor :   how much did u swallow?
User :   one single piece of hair
Doctor :   then i dont think u need to worry
User :   will it eventually come out through my excrement or will it stay inside me forever?
Doctor :   it will probably come out.

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