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lord snow
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Am I going to be okay? Will it come out in my **** or be stuck in me forever? It was a small one btw.
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(Original post by lord snow)
Am I going to be okay? Will it come out in my **** or be stuck in me forever? It was a small one btw.

It won't kill you.

See if it has passed in the next week, if it hasn't then you might want to talk to a GP.

The biggest danger from elastic bands would be choking, but you seem to have passed that stage.

If you have very recently eaten it you might want to consider trying to stimulate vomiting to release it.
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It won't kill you.

See if it has passed in the next week, if it hasn't then you might want to talk to a GP.

The biggest danger from elastic bands would be choking, but you seem to have passed that stage.

If you have very recently eaten it you might want to consider trying to stimulate vomiting to release it.
It was small do I really need to vomit?
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Expect plenty of rebound action from ex-gfs.
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By small I mean it was one of those used in braces to quicken the process.
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Well, getting that band out of you'll be a stretch :ahee:

EDIT: I've just seen this post for the first time in 7 years. I can only apologise, folks. Horrible.
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(Original post by lord snow)
By small I mean it was one of those used in braces to quicken the process.
You'll be fine if it's that small
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Sometimes there are thread titles that actually make me laugh. This is one of them - congratulations.

Perhaps wait for it to pass through? Or bring it back up? Idk, I've never swallowed an elastic band
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Do I need to vomit or not?
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(Original post by lord snow)
It was small do I really need to vomit?
There should be no harm done and in time the band will be naturally eliminated... If you feel discomfort and you are really concerned about any ill effects be safe and contact a doctor. A really large band could be more trouble as it could be "snagged" somewhere and really cause problems..
(balloons are smooth and pliable and pass easily.)
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It will pass out, the only slight risk is if it gets stuck in your appendix, but you will know if that happens as it will hurt a lot. Most likely situation is it just passes straight through in a day or two.
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You may gain elastic properties, but you'll mostly likely be fine.
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I know you're worried, but just snap out of it...
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(Original post by lord snow)
Do I need to vomit or not?

No.

The band you swallowed is too small to worry about.

I thought you meant like a 5 inch band or something, not the <1cm braces band haha... It will pass no problem.
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I don't think you need to vomit.
Toddlers swallow worse things and people wait for them to pass through (if it's not a giant coin or something)
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You might become a superhero, just remember that with great elasticity comes great responsibility.
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(Original post by obstupefacere)
No.

The band you swallowed is too small to worry about.

I thought you meant like a 5 inch band or something, not the <1cm braces band haha... It will pass no problem.
Thanks for the help. I was getting worried.
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(Original post by lord snow)
By small I mean it was one of those used in braces to quicken the process.
They are designed to be harmless if swallowed.

If you have swallowed an object that is not rough or likely to damage anything inside by naturally passing through, don't try to vomit it up as that will bring back the problem of choking - so a really bad idea.

You'd not want to vomit it up even if the object was too dangerous to pass though, - you'd go straight to A & E.


You will be fine, you do not need to watch the loo for it to come out, like I said they're designed for this which is perhaps why they snap and disintegrate so easily too!
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I'd leave it. Isn't chewing gum made out of rubber? I know you're not supposed to swallow that but it's not the end of the world if you do.

Just hope it doesn't ping back on you when you... y'know...
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No, those things are tiny don't worry about it.
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