Ok. I know this sounds crazy but on Friday I accidentally swallowed a piece of scotch tape and it immediately felt stuck. I went to the doctor the next day and he said that he did not see anything and he said my glands looked swollen and he put me on antibiotics. Today is Tuesday and it still feels like it's still there. My question is, if it's still
here will it eventually dissolve in the throat??
Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you.
Scotch tape in itself is not particularly dangerous as it is highly unlikely that it will stick to your insides or anything like that. However swallowing any non-food object can have dangers such as blockages of the bowel. It is more than likely that the scotch tape will just pass through but you should look for symptoms such as vomiting, abdominal pain, not eating and lethargy. If any such symptoms develop you should contact your doc without delay. Besides for glandular enlargement you should continue treatment as advised by your physician.
Hope this helps. Take care.
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