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Heya mate, im 18 years old and i was drining and i swollowed

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heya mate, im 18 years old and i was drining and i swollowed a coin by mistake what should i do
JA: I'm good, thanks. What are all your symptoms? Are you taking any medication?
Customer: i have stomach ache and i am not taking medication
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about the stomachache?
Customer: nope i also have a cough
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 days ago.

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
You will need to go to the hospital as coin can cause bowel obstruction given its size.

They have to san you first and then retrieve it by endoscopy

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
i have swollowed 20p in the uk its not a big coin but i have stomach cramps, is it in the best interest to still go to the hospitol?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 days ago.

Yes absolutely to avoid any further complication.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
okay thank you very much i will phone
my local gp
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 days ago.