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Treatment for swallowed staple pins - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u??
User :   doc i guess i have swallowed a staple along with my food
User :   as in ordrered some parcel n while unpacking probably a staple fell in my plate
User :   i guess i have eaten it along with my food
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
just one stapler pin??
User :   yes
Doctor :  
relax nothing to worry
User :   ok
Doctor :   it will come out by tommorow morning through feaces
User :   but it might cut internally, will it not?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it will not
Doctor :  
it is just a stapler pin it ends are not sharp like needle..and morover it is very thin and small so there will not be any problem
Doctor :   when did u take it??
User :   just an hour ago
Doctor :  
User :   i also forcibly puked all my food, but dint see any
Doctor :  
chill nothing to worry ..
Doctor :  
dont do such things at may lead to oesophageal tear
User :   ok
Doctor :   have more water and leafy vegetables curry and banana
User :   ok
User :   i hope i havent got an oesophagal tear by doing it once
Doctor :   it will increase gut motility so that that pin will come outside as soon as possible
User :   ok
Doctor :   nothing to worry u have oesophageal tears u wld have got blood in the vomit
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thnks a lot
User :   bye doc
Doctor :   u are welcome
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   ok
User :   done
Doctor :   thanx
Doctor :  
bye take care have a nice day
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