Swallowed Objects - Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
You can help your
doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to answer the
- What was swallowed or inhaled? What was the size
of the object?
- When did it happen?
- What are your main
symptoms? How have the symptoms changed since swallowing or inhaling the
- Did your symptoms come on gradually or
- Have you had a change in your bowel habits?
- What home treatment measures have you tried? Did they help?
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
August 08, 2012
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