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Swallowed Object (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

gagging, choking, vomiting, throat, painful swallowing, foreign object, foreign body, swallowed foreign object, swallowed foreign body, drooling, battery ingestion, Heimlich maneuver, nonfood item, swallowed object

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