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Swallowed Foreign Bodies

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Advice for parents
You should:
• Let your child continue eating the same things as usual, unless the doctor or nurse tells you otherwise

You should not:
• Give your child any laxatives

Take your child to your nearest Emergency Department or phone us on 01908 243600 if your child has any of the following:
• Tummy pain
• Begins to be sick
• Is constipated
• Blood in the stool

If you have any further queries, please contact:
• Emergency Department: 01908 995 913 ext. 2409 between 9am and 10 pm
• Hospital switchboard: 01908 660033 between 10pm and 9am
• NHS 111
• Your GP surgery