Foreign object - inhaled or swallowed

Foreign body ingestion

If you swallow a foreign object, it can get stuck along the gastrointestinal (GI) tract from the esophagus (swallowing tube) to the colon (large intestine). This can lead to a blockage or tear in the GI tract.

Considerations

Causes

Symptoms

First Aid

Do Not

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention