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Swallowed Object (cont.)

Swallowed Object Prevention

  • Keep small objects, including coins, toy parts, and button batteries, out of the reach of small children.
  • Cut food into the appropriate size for both adults and children.
  • If adults are having progressive difficulty swallowing solids, a liquid or puree diet will help with symptoms until medical attention can be obtained.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/17/2014
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