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Throat - Objects

Where To Seek Treatment
KK Women's and Children's Hospital
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Throat - Objects

Your Child Has Swallowed A Foreign Body

Most foreign bodies will pass down the intestines without much difficulty.

Consult your doctor when the following occurs:

  • Ingestion of disc/button battery
  • Ingestion of sharp pointed objects
  • Difficulty in swallowing saliva and food, or refusal to take food/feeds
  • Drooling of saliva
  • If there is throat pain and it lasts more than 24 hours
  • Chest pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting, especially if there is blood

Always keep your ENT appointment.

Where to Seek Treatment

The medical institutions within SingHealth that offer consultation and treatment for this condition include:

KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Children's Services
100 Bukit Timah Road Singapore 229899

Online : Request Form
Email : centralappt@kkh.com.sg
Call : +65 6294 4050

Overseas Referrals:
Online: Request Form Email: international@kkh.com.sg Call +65 6394 8888

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