Swallowed a nail - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : hi
User : ok, I don't have a lot of time to explain so please just answer my questions as best as you can. thank you.
Doctor : how can i help u
User : ok, so my friend (14, male, skinny) just barely accidently swallowed a nail (it's a long story) about 12 hours ago. he just went to the hospital an hour ago. they said it is stuck in his stomach.
Doctor : please proceed
User : I am wondering.........will he need surgery? If he does, how long will he be in the hospital for? And approx, what is the length/width/height of the stomach?
User : and the people at the hospital won't tell me anymore do to h.i.p.a.a.
User : are you there?
Doctor : yes i am there
Doctor : we need to know which region it has got struck
Doctor : has it peireced the walls of stomach
User : yes, it's stuck
Doctor : is it bleedign
User : i don't know, all I know is it's struck the stomach.
Doctor : based on that only we can asses the conditio
Doctor : and take him for surgery
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