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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007

    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. #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
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    North Carolina


    Since fluoride is involved...what about 976.7 w/ E858.7? But then again...no symptoms, right?

    Good one...

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007


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

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    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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