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Child and swallowing a coin

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Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

Do i need to take my child to the doctor if she swallowed coin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj ( Neurologist)
Dr.  Arif N Khan MD

Myself 33 yr. old female from India. My 3 yr old girl child swallowed a small rounded plastic button, smaller then a 50 paisa coin. It happened an hr ago. I am worried what to do ? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arif N Khan ( OBGYN)
Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

Is it just getting virus.one of the clinicians i work with just got over nasty upper respirtory virus. Said she felt like golf balls in throat. I smoke. So worried about cancer. I am a child mental ... View answer

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Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha MD

A 32 year old female does not know if she swallowed a U.S. quarter coin or not. She will NOT go to the doctor. It has been 5 days with no symptoms and no problems. She feels good and does NOT want to go ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
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Public Forum Discussions

null MD

Sir, can you tell me what needs to be done when a child 1-2 years old swallows a coin? ... View answer

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Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

My son swallowed a coin (we think a quarter or nickel) almost 2 weeks ago. He had to go to the ER ... had regular bowel movements. Are there any side effects from the metals in the coin? Should I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumit Bhatti ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Rakesh Sharma MD

Sir my daughater about 1 year 8 months old sallows a c 50 ps coin past 4 days. We taken X ... over the coin still not come in stool. Please give my some suggetions. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Sharma ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Praveen MD

My seven year old granddaughter swallowed a quarter while with her mother. She came back to my son .... My son plans to call the doctor tomorrow. Will she be able to pass a coin this size? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. A G Shaikh MD

My 22 month old child swallowed a penny 2 weeks ago, last Tuesday it showed no progress ( still ... the coin from her stomach. Just before the procedure, she had an x-ray that showed the coin... View answer

Answered by : Dr. A G Shaikh ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Santosh Kumar A MD

Hi,When a child swallows an object like coin,it will travel through the digestive tract .Most swallowed objects travel through the digestive tract and leave the body without causing...

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

It is not dangerous if the amount swallowed is negligible.

Dr.   Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

no.please swallow it