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I inhaled a foreign object but i feel normal Should

Patient: I inhaled a foreign object but i feel normal. Should i worry?

 

 

Symptoms: Ocassional slight chest pain,

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.You should be worried especially if the foreign object is big, then it can block the air ways and cause problems. If the object is small and sharp it can damage the airways. I recommend that you see a Doctor to get the object removed.The Doctor may perform a bronchoscopy to remove the object.Hope this helps you.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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