What happens if a child swallows chewing gum – 24 Channel

Що станеться, якщо дитина проковтне жувальну гумку - 24 Канал

There is a perception that if you swallow chewing gum, it will live in the intestine about seven years.

About this said the doctor Yevhen Komarovsky on the official website.

However, this view is wrong.

Що станеться, якщо дитина проковтне жувальну гумку - 24 Канал
What happens if a child swallows chewing gum

The doctor explains that all chewing gum are the way of the esophagus, through the stomach small and large intestine. After that chewing gum leaves the body, regardless of whether it’s child or adult.

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Eugene Komorowski said that chewing gum is no negative impact on the human body, or a child, swallow it, have not.

But if the child swallowed 10 packs of chewing gum, it may carry a risk, especially if the child has constipation.

So if a child swallowed at least a pack of chewing gum and her constipation, it makes sense to consult with your doctor regarding the use of laxatives.

Що станеться, якщо дитина проковтне жувальну гумку - 24 Канал
Chewing gum does not have any negative impact on the body

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