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Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise,
This X-ray of the belly shows two metal parts inside the bowel that were swallowed
from a tongue piercing. The sharp stud could cause problems, while the blunt
part is not likely to cause problems. Both parts are likely to pass in the
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofMarch 20, 2017
Current as of:
March 20, 2017
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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