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2013-03-15 07:02:35 PM
A 10 pound hairball?  Excuse me while I retch.
 
2013-03-15 07:40:29 PM
Well, at least it wasn't the 12 weirdest things removed from your butt thread.

3 more months before the every 6 months submission is due.

Oddly, I used to date someone that worked at a major city hospital.  Ummm, the stories.
 
2013-03-15 07:59:37 PM
I have an Aunt who was a surgery nurse and she told me of a bunch of weird stuff that people had in them, like how do you get a baseball stuck up in your rectum. I know wreck em durn near killed em.  Also one person had over one hundred keys in their insides. Some stuff she told us I put my fingers in my ears and went la la la la real loud.
 
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2013-03-15 08:22:12 PM
 
2013-03-15 08:24:40 PM

maxalt: I have an Aunt who was a surgery nurse and she told me of a bunch of weird stuff that people had in them, like how do you get a baseball stuck up in your rectum. I know wreck em durn near killed em.  Also one person had over one hundred keys in their insides. Some stuff she told us I put my fingers in my ears and went la la la la real loud.


KY...and a bat.
 
2013-03-15 08:49:47 PM

ZAZ: We already met the girl at top: While cleaning her tongue, teen accidentally swallows toothbrush and can't cough it back up as she has no gag reflex. NO.GAG.REFLEX.


so she can suffocate if someone sticks a dick in her breathing hole? sure that will appeal to some guys.
 
2013-03-15 08:50:22 PM
how do you accidentally swallow an entire toothbrush?
 
2013-03-15 08:51:38 PM

Fear_and_Loathing: Well, at least it wasn't the 12 weirdest things removed from your butt thread.

3 more months before the every 6 months submission is due.

Oddly, I used to date someone that worked at a major city hospital.  Ummm, the stories.


I've literally never had anything removed from my butt thread, ever.  Why would anyone put anything into their butt thread?  I don't get it?
 
2013-03-15 08:52:42 PM

IbiEvacua: how do you accidentally swallow an entire toothbrush?


Yeah, calling shenanigans on that one. A toothbrush is longer than a tongue. Even if you were brushing the very back I don't think you could drop it down your throat. The angle is all wrong.
 
2013-03-15 08:52:47 PM
Rod Stewart unavailable for comment.
 
2013-03-15 08:53:40 PM

namegoeshere: IbiEvacua: how do you accidentally swallow an entire toothbrush?

Yeah, calling shenanigans on that one. A toothbrush is longer than a tongue. Even if you were brushing the very back I don't think you could drop it down your throat. The angle is all wrong.


If you're trying to make yourself throw up though it seems far more possible.
 
2013-03-15 08:54:11 PM
find a pica and the world is their oyster

news.universityproducts.com
 
2013-03-15 08:55:39 PM

Omahawg: find a pica and the world is their oyster


Mmmmmmmmmmm, buttons!!
 
2013-03-15 08:56:37 PM

A Terrible Human: namegoeshere: IbiEvacua: how do you accidentally swallow an entire toothbrush?

Yeah, calling shenanigans on that one. A toothbrush is longer than a tongue. Even if you were brushing the very back I don't think you could drop it down your throat. The angle is all wrong.

If you're trying to make yourself throw up though it seems far more possible.


If you were shoving it all the way down there, maybe. Jeesh, sweetie. Stop by the chemist for some syrup of ipecac. It works much better.
 
2013-03-15 08:58:51 PM
I'd hate to know what's been recovered from subby's moms stomach.

/They surely had to use an industrial strength pump
 
2013-03-15 08:59:35 PM

namegoeshere: A Terrible Human: namegoeshere: IbiEvacua: how do you accidentally swallow an entire toothbrush?

Yeah, calling shenanigans on that one. A toothbrush is longer than a tongue. Even if you were brushing the very back I don't think you could drop it down your throat. The angle is all wrong.

If you're trying to make yourself throw up though it seems far more possible.

If you were shoving it all the way down there, maybe. Jeesh, sweetie. Stop by the chemist for some syrup of ipecac. It works much better.


little known trick : you wanna barf? drink some dish soap mixed with water. dog snarfed a chocolate bar so we had to get him to bring it back quickly.
 
2013-03-15 08:59:48 PM
I've seen button batteries do horrific things to a child's GI tract.
 
2013-03-15 08:59:56 PM

namegoeshere: IbiEvacua: how do you accidentally swallow an entire toothbrush?

Yeah, calling shenanigans on that one. A toothbrush is longer than a tongue. Even if you were brushing the very back I don't think you could drop it down your throat. The angle is all wrong.


It'd have to be savagely intentional.. I mean, it's like the "Oh, I slipped while changing the lights naked and the light bulb found its home in my anus" cliché.
 
2013-03-15 08:59:58 PM
A Frenchman ate 350 coins in his stomach?  That's odd, you'd figure it'd be a Scotsman going in for the personal haggis.

/the Sun is there
//but don't expect "there" also means "can both write about it coherently and find and editor whose first language is English"
 
2013-03-15 09:00:37 PM
FIRE IT UP. FIRE IT UP. FIRE IT UP
 
2013-03-15 09:01:27 PM
Her?

img.thesun.co.uk
 
2013-03-15 09:05:14 PM
i527.photobucket.com
 
2013-03-15 09:05:24 PM

IbiEvacua: namegoeshere: IbiEvacua: how do you accidentally swallow an entire toothbrush?

Yeah, calling shenanigans on that one. A toothbrush is longer than a tongue. Even if you were brushing the very back I don't think you could drop it down your throat. The angle is all wrong.

It'd have to be savagely intentional.. I mean, it's like the "Oh, I slipped while changing the lights naked and the light bulb found its home in my anus" cliché.


Could happen to anyone!
 
2013-03-15 09:05:57 PM
25.media.tumblr.com

Has to get out somehow
 
2013-03-15 09:06:38 PM

namegoeshere: Stop by the chemist for some syrup of ipecac. It works much better.


Do not use Ipecac Syrup. The American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics both recommend that any existing ipecac be destroyed, and it's use prevented even in poisoning.

The most common poisonings cause altered mental status, and stomach contents can do horrible things to lung tissue if aspirated. In addition, the retching from it can be so violent that it causes esophageal tears and bleeding.

You're much better off calling 911 and/or poison control. If they DO need the substance removed, they'll put an NG tube down and either give activated charcoal, or flush the Gi tract with a lavage. They don't even recommend routine administration of Charcoal anymore unless the person is intubated or the poisoning will not cause altered mentation. Most people will NOT drink it, and it does horrific things to lung tissue if aspirated.

In addition, if the substance was an alcohol, caustic
 
2013-03-15 09:08:19 PM

hardinparamedic: namegoeshere: Stop by the chemist for some syrup of ipecac. It works much better.

Do not use Ipecac Syrup. The American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics both recommend that any existing ipecac be destroyed, and it's use prevented even in poisoning.

The most common poisonings cause altered mental status, and stomach contents can do horrible things to lung tissue if aspirated. In addition, the retching from it can be so violent that it causes esophageal tears and bleeding.

You're much better off calling 911 and/or poison control. If they DO need the substance removed, they'll put an NG tube down and either give activated charcoal, or flush the Gi tract with a lavage. They don't even recommend routine administration of Charcoal anymore unless the person is intubated or the poisoning will not cause altered mentation. Most people will NOT drink it, and it does horrific things to lung tissue if aspirated.

In addition, if the substance was an alcohol, caustic


I didn't even think that shiat was still available.
 
2013-03-15 09:08:33 PM
Unavailable for comment:
videokeman.com
 
2013-03-15 09:08:48 PM

Summoner101: Rod Stewart unavailable for comment.


Never gets old
 
2013-03-15 09:09:13 PM
If anyone is ever visiting Philadelphia I recommend a trip to the Mütter Museum for loads of this kind of stuff.
 
2013-03-15 09:09:47 PM
Georgie Smith -  How you doin?
 
2013-03-15 09:11:00 PM

hardinparamedic: namegoeshere: Stop by the chemist for some syrup of ipecac. It works much better.

Do not use Ipecac Syrup. The American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics both recommend that any existing ipecac be destroyed, and it's use prevented even in poisoning.

The most common poisonings cause altered mental status, and stomach contents can do horrible things to lung tissue if aspirated. In addition, the retching from it can be so violent that it causes esophageal tears and bleeding.

You're much better off calling 911 and/or poison control. If they DO need the substance removed, they'll put an NG tube down and either give activated charcoal, or flush the Gi tract with a lavage. They don't even recommend routine administration of Charcoal anymore unless the person is intubated or the poisoning will not cause altered mentation. Most people will NOT drink it, and it does horrific things to lung tissue if aspirated.

In addition, if the substance was an alcohol, caustic


Good to know. Although I was going with bulimia, in which case I doubt she'd be too concerned with esophageal tears and bleeding. I wasn't aware they'd stop making the stuff. Huh.
 
2013-03-15 09:13:36 PM

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makes my dookie twinkle
 
2013-03-15 09:19:39 PM

ZAZ: We already met the girl at top: While cleaning her tongue, teen accidentally swallows toothbrush and can't cough it back up as she has no gag reflex. NO.GAG.REFLEX.


You noticed that, too, huh?

/bunk, etc
 
2013-03-15 09:20:59 PM

Clock Spider Jerusalem: I didn't even think that shiat was still available.


namegoeshere: Good to know. Although I was going with bulimia, in which case I doubt she'd be too concerned with esophageal tears and bleeding. I wasn't aware they'd stop making the stuff. Huh.


They still make it, but they took it out of the EMT-Basic scope of practice a long time ago because it was hurting more people than it helped. I used to carry it in my First Responder bag as a Basic on my home Vol Fire Department until the state said take it out.

Oddly enough, Mississippi just took it off two years ago, but still requires Actidose (Activated Charcoal with a special laxitive)be carried - but doesn't require we carry Salem Sumps or NG tubes to give it. Good luck getting someone to drink that slurry.

The problem you run into, for a variety of reasons depending on the poison or drug ingested, is that you're gonna get altered mental status and obtunding from it, and you're GOING to throw that Ipecac up one way or another. It's generally a bad idea to throw up when you don't have the ability to protect your own airway.

In caustic, alcoholic, or acidic ingestion, throwing the chemical back up actually causes more damage than the initial ingestion.

Most of the time I've seen pins, safety pins, paper clips, and coins. They'll actually pass on their own given time to do so, and surgery rarely goes in after them as long as they're not lodged in the esophagus or causing respiratory distress. Even coins will sometimes pass into the stomach with a little glucagon IV. Button batteries and magnets they'll go after immediately, however. Magnets will stick to the intestinal wall and cause ischemia and bowel obstruction/perf. Button Batteries will leech caustic chemicals, and can actually cause bowel and esophageal perfs really quick.
 
2013-03-15 09:21:04 PM
I ate the sides of an aluminum can once in the 80's .  I used to have really sharp canines and would bite a large chunk out of cans and spit it out.  You have to be careful not ot cut your lips though.

On a field trip I did it and friends pooled money and offered 25 bucks if I would chew it up and swallow it.  I said I wouldn't eat the tab or the top and bottom and they were cool with that.  It took almost an hour but when you chew it up your saliva turns it into a powdery slurry and you don't swallow anything sharp.  This was before aluminum was connected with alzheimers (as far as a hicks like me knew).  Farking stupid.  Mid-forties now and no signs but it could be right around the corner.  Or OMG is it Cansa!

/Also crunched up a mercury thermometer when little and it got all over my tongue
//Also played with a pint of mercury used for carburetor balancing constantly as a kid.  It is good with green army men.
///Had a job using expedite paint remover (I don't think they make it any more) and then using oil based lead industrial paint spraying the inside of chest freezers when I was 12 without a respirator.  Had to sniff kerosene up my nose and hold it there at the end of the day to remove the caked on paint.
////Also eat about 3 cans of tuna a week
//It's your one way ticket to midnight, I have it, heavy metal

So suck that nervous system
 
2013-03-15 09:21:32 PM

hardinparamedic: namegoeshere: Stop by the chemist for some syrup of ipecac. It works much better.

Do not use Ipecac Syrup. The American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics both recommend that any existing ipecac be destroyed, and it's use prevented even in poisoning.

The most common poisonings cause altered mental status, and stomach contents can do horrible things to lung tissue if aspirated. In addition, the retching from it can be so violent that it causes esophageal tears and bleeding.

You're much better off calling 911 and/or poison control. If they DO need the substance removed, they'll put an NG tube down and either give activated charcoal, or flush the Gi tract with a lavage. They don't even recommend routine administration of Charcoal anymore unless the person is intubated or the poisoning will not cause altered mentation. Most people will NOT drink it, and it does horrific things to lung tissue if aspirated.

In addition, if the substance was an alcohol, caustic


As someone who has had his stomach pumped, I can say I feel for anyone who has to endure it.
 
2013-03-15 09:22:20 PM
A million to one shot, doc. A million to one.
 
2013-03-15 09:23:22 PM
nobody enjoys having their stomach pumped. or that charcoal slurpee.
 
2013-03-15 09:25:29 PM

Clock Spider Jerusalem: nobody enjoys having their stomach pumped. or that charcoal slurpee.


Or being strapped to the hospital bed while it's being done.
 
2013-03-15 09:27:15 PM

pxlboy: Clock Spider Jerusalem: nobody enjoys having their stomach pumped. or that charcoal slurpee.

Or being strapped to the hospital bed while it's being done.


yup. take a bottle of tylenol, prepare to cry your eyes out & taste horrible shiat & feel stupid in the hospital instead of the imagined dramatic death scene.
 
2013-03-15 09:27:31 PM

Clock Spider Jerusalem: nobody enjoys having their stomach pumped. or that charcoal slurpee.


pxlboy: Or being strapped to the hospital bed while it's being done.


The good thing about kids is that anesthesia or the ER docs will put them down when it's being done rather than fight with them.

Thank FSM for Versed and Ketamine.
 
2013-03-15 09:31:44 PM
hardinparamedic:They still make it, but they took it out of the EMT-Basic scope of practice a long time ago because it was hurting more people than it helped. I used to carry it in my First Responder bag as a Basic on my home Vol Fire Department until the state said take it out.

Do you guys use apomorphine as an emetic?  I use it all the time on my patients (dogs), and it works beautifully.
 
2013-03-15 09:32:56 PM
FTA: The 19-year-old let it slip while cleaning her tongue, and could not cough it back up as she has no gag reflex.

How SHE doin'???
 
2013-03-15 09:33:04 PM

hardinparamedic: Clock Spider Jerusalem: nobody enjoys having their stomach pumped. or that charcoal slurpee.

pxlboy: Or being strapped to the hospital bed while it's being done.

The good thing about kids is that anesthesia or the ER docs will put them down when it's being done rather than fight with them.

Thank FSM for Versed and Ketamine.


I was a stupid teenager and downed a bunch of pills and then (like a genius) told my parents because I thought I was getting back at them. After it was done, my dad came in while I was still strapped down and covered in vomit that it was the music I listened to that was the problem -- not the abuse or overbearing religion.

Yup...not fun at all.
 
2013-03-15 09:35:02 PM
Pretty sure I've seen that chick in at least 20 different Daily Fail articles
 
2013-03-15 09:40:00 PM
Pretty positive that "hairball" was a tree sloth.
 
2013-03-15 09:41:37 PM

pxlboy: I was a stupid teenager and downed a bunch of pills and then (like a genius) told my parents because I thought I was getting back at them. After it was done, my dad came in while I was still strapped down and covered in vomit that it was the music I listened to that was the problem -- not the abuse or overbearing religion.

Yup...not fun at all.


I don't think I've seen them do a gastric lavage on a kid who's tried to OD on tylenol at all in the last five years of working at my service. What they will do is give the N-Acetylcystine (Mucomist) either PO or IV early on, and draw serial Tylenol levels and go on the time-level normogram to treat. Stuff smells like a sewer because of the sulfur content of it.

curriculum.toxicology.wikispaces.net

The problem with charcoal in tylenol OD is that unless it's given in the first hour, it's useless as it's already begun absorbtion in the GI tract. Mucomyst's initial dose is protective up to four hours after the OD.

calm like a bomb: Do you guys use apomorphine as an emetic?


I just had to look that up. You've condemned me to a night of wikisurfing until I catch a call. *shakes tiny fist at*

They really discourage emetics period now. For one, it's a mess in the pre-hospital setting to manage a vomiting patient, and the risk of aspiration and creating a difficult to manage airway is too high. It's much easier and safer to manage the poisoning through increasing elimination, binding it if it's early enough to give charcoal, or lavage and suction if there are pills in the stomach.
 
2013-03-15 09:43:45 PM
Obligatory:
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4eYSpIz2 FjU

/Who wants chowdah?
//slashies
 
2013-03-15 09:48:42 PM

hardinparamedic: pxlboy: I was a stupid teenager and downed a bunch of pills and then (like a genius) told my parents because I thought I was getting back at them. After it was done, my dad came in while I was still strapped down and covered in vomit that it was the music I listened to that was the problem -- not the abuse or overbearing religion.

Yup...not fun at all.

I don't think I've seen them do a gastric lavage on a kid who's tried to OD on tylenol at all in the last five years of working at my service. What they will do is give the N-Acetylcystine (Mucomist) either PO or IV early on, and draw serial Tylenol levels and go on the time-level normogram to treat. Stuff smells like a sewer because of the sulfur content of it.

[curriculum.toxicology.wikispaces.net image 464x516]

The problem with charcoal in tylenol OD is that unless it's given in the first hour, it's useless as it's already begun absorbtion in the GI tract. Mucomyst's initial dose is protective up to four hours after the OD.

calm like a bomb: Do you guys use apomorphine as an emetic?

I just had to look that up. You've condemned me to a night of wikisurfing until I catch a call. *shakes tiny fist at*

They really discourage emetics period now. For one, it's a mess in the pre-hospital setting to manage a vomiting patient, and the risk of aspiration and creating a difficult to manage airway is too high. It's much easier and safer to manage the poisoning through increasing elimination, binding it if it's early enough to give charcoal, or lavage and suction if there are pills in the stomach.


It wasn't Tylenol; it was my Rx (whose name I forget now). In my sleep-deprived state, it became apparent that I overshared a bit. My apologies.
 
2013-03-15 09:52:13 PM

pxlboy: It wasn't Tylenol; it was my Rx (whose name I forget now). In my sleep-deprived state, it became apparent that I overshared a bit. My apologies.


Oh wow. You don't need to apologize at all. I think a lot of people would be glad you'd be willing to share your experiences, especially if it discourages others from doing it.

I hope you got help after it happened if it was intentional. Regardless of if anyone else thinks otherwise, depression and suicide is a health problem, and can be treated. It's like a cold, is what I tell people I deal with who have issues with treatment.
 
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