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Consumed plastic accidentally (small piece) - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u
User :   well
Doctor :  
please proceed with your query
User :   I was just chewing on a broken headset piece
User :  
I don't know why, bad habit I suppose
User :  
A small piece broke off and I accidentally swallowed it
User :  
I looked online and that didn't really help, I'm not sure what to do
User :  
At first, it felt like it was in my throat
Doctor :   ok

User :  
I could breathe but there as a slight pain
Doctor :  
i will help u in this
Doctor :  
can i ask few Q
User :   yes

Doctor :  
wats your age
User :  
I'm 15
Doctor :  
do yu have slight pain in while swallowing
User :  
Yes
User :  
It's just uncomfort, but when I swallow that is when there is a slight pain
Doctor :  
do yu have any nausea
Doctor :  
or vomiting
User :  
No
User :  
Hello?
Doctor :  
i am there
User :  
alright, well
User :  
I'm just worreid because
User :  
the plastic is somewhat sharp
User :  
not super sharp, but it has some edges as it was broken off
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
is it an issue, or?
User :   I have tried to drink water but
Doctor :  
did yu have vomiting after that
User :  
no
User :  
basically
User :  
I drank water
User :  
It appeared to subside
Doctor :  
yu need to drink plenty of water
User :  
I then felt minor abdominal pain
Doctor :  
thats good
User :  
and it resurfaced in my throat
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   do yu have any sensation of irritation in the throat

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