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What are the repercussions of accidental ingestion of plastic?

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Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Internal Medicine Specialist

Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Mon, 13 Mar 2017 in General Health
Question: I made chicken soup and did not see that there was a plastic inside the chicken that hold the giblets. I just ate the chicken and soup. What can I do to best remove it from my body? What can I take or drink? Thank you!
Answered by Dr. Salah Saad Shoman 46 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No need to worry

Detailed Answer:
Dear Ursulabiala, There is no need to worry . plastic wraps are designed to be used in contact with foods. so, they are made of materials that are known to be non toxic. it will pass through your digestive tract undigested and will pass out in your stools . so there is nothing to do. I hope I answered your question .
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