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Chicken bone stuck in butt - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Average Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   HI
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have a strange issue where i swallled a small chicken bone and its stuck at my butt now
User :   and i can feel it and i tried to take it out
User :   but i was unable to
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is advisable for you to consult a Proctologist or a Gastroenterologist for the ssame
Doctor :   it should be examined
Doctor :   and taken out endoscopically
User :   will there be any operation involved in this ...??
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   it can be taken out endoscopically
User :   is there any chance it can be out in a motion
Doctor :   Yes, there are
Doctor :   but I am worried about the injuries it can cause
User :   i can feel it is sideways in my butt and i tried to use my finger to take it out
User :   but in vein
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You should not
Doctor :   as there can be chances of injury and bleeding
User :   only chance is getting this done is consulting proctologist
Doctor :   Yes, you should do that
User :   can you tell me the approximate cost involved in this ??
Doctor :   It involves consultation first
Doctor :   and then the treatment line can be decided
User :   okay and there is nothing else apart from this that can be done on this case
Doctor :   You should go ahead with the consultatiohn
Doctor :   that is the right method
Doctor :   no need to think of alternatives
User :   does endoscopy involve in a lot of pain
Doctor :   No, a local anasthetic shall be used
Doctor :   to minimise discomfort
User :   ok thanks for the help sir
User :   and one final question does this effect any reproductivity
User :   capacity
Doctor :   No, it shall not
Doctor :   Don't worry on that
User :   okay thanks
User :   and i will consult a doctor in a week
Doctor :   You should not postpone so much
Doctor :   You should do it on a priority basis
User :   okay will do that
User :   Thank you so much for the advise
User :   bye now
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   nothing thanks
User :   thats it
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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