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Does accidentally swallowing a chewing gum cause any health hazards ?

i swalloed a chewing gum accidently, getting a freaky feeling that something may be going wrong inside swalloed a chewing gum accidently, getting a freaky feeling that something may be going wrong inside
Asked On : Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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nothing to worry once it has come down your throat the stomach tries to digest it
Though your stomach can't break down a piece of gum the same way it breaks down other food, your digestive system can move it along through normal intestinal activity. In other words, it comes out the other end when you have a bowel movement.
can block the digestive tract in rare cases. Blockage is most likely when gum is swallowed along with foreign objects, like coins.
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