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#1 of 4 Old 06-21-2005, 06:52 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I did a search but only found one thread and it didn't answer my questions.

I was laying T down in bed for a nap and he started crying. He had had a penny in his hand that told him to put in his bank. He didn't. He swallowed it instead. I think it may have been stuck cause he kept saying it hurt and trying to gag himself...which did nothing but make him gag. He took 3 drinks of water and said he was fine.

He is potty trained. Do I need to dig around in hs poop?? He tends to poop on his own flushes and then lets me know to chck him.

What problems do I need to watch for?

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Here's something that may help...

http://www.**********/health/coins.htm
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http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/library/HQ/01661.html

another article, saying basically the same thing. i would just tell him to tell you when he poops so you can look for it.

hope it comes out soon!
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Keep your eye out for it and good luck!
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