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Toothpaste Ingestion!

  1. #1
    Cool Toothpaste Ingestion!
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    Can anyone give me some suggestions? I have asked the doctor and this is all he docuemented. No other signs or symptoms. Thank you

  2. Smile Toothpaste ingestion
    Hi Penny,

    Since toothpaste is considered a foreign body, you might consider 938...not sure how else to approach this.

    Good luck!


  3. #3
    North Carolina
    Since fluoride is involved...what about 976.7 w/ E858.7? But then symptoms, right?

    Good one...

  4. #4
    correct no symptoms. I think the parent was concerned that the child ingested the toothpaste

  5. Default
    What about V65.5..."Person with feared comlaint in whom no diagnosis was made"? Then of course attach chart note to show what the worry was.


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