Mistakes are bound to happen while we are eating especially if we are eating something that contains bones. Fish is an essential make up of our meals and there is literally no standard meal that is not made with fish; be it dried fish, fresh fish or whatever. The use of fishes while cooking further increases the possibility of swallowing bone while eating.
So, in this article, we are going to have a look at some of the ways of getting rid of fish bone that gets stuck in your throat. As we all know, allowing fish bone to remain in your throat for long can lead to several problems like throat wounds and even in severe cases lead to death of a individual, so there is need to immediately get rid of any bone that gets stuck in your throat or that you swallow accidentally. Just sit tight and enjoy this piece whilst learning something new.
What Are The Easy Ways Of Getting Rid of Bone that You Mistakenly Swallowed while Eating?
1. Use Banana; this is actually one of the easy ways of getting rid of fish bone that got stuck in your throat while eating. If you have bananas in your home; ripe bananas, just cut a slice and eat, the moment you swallow it, the softness of the banana would push down the fish bone stuck in your throat. But in a situation whereby you don't have banana, some other alternatives could also help.
2. Take Olive Oil; this is another way of getting rid of fish bone that's stuck in your throat. Olive oil is a very rich and smooth oil that will gently push the bone in your throat down your oesophagus thus saving you the stress of using your hand or coughing very seriously. If you use your hand carelessly, you might end up injuring yourself.
3. Cough; sometimes fish bones get stuck at the back of your throat, around your tonsils, so a few forceful and deep coughing can dislodge the bone and moreover the fish bones that get stuck in a person's throat are mostly small, so coughing deeply can get it out of the part of the throat that's disturbing you.
4. Bread and Water; this is another simple solution to fish bone stuck in a person's throat. Just get bread and dip the bread into water and then swallow some of the softened bread and you will feel free afterwards. This is a very simple and common way of getting rid of fish bone that's stuck in your throat.
While there are some easy ways of getting fish bone out of the throat, there are also some things you shouldn't do. They are as follows;
i. Don't put your hands in your throat for any reason, this might end up causing more pain for you and could even complicate issues for you.
ii. Don't Sleep without getting rid of fish bone that's stuck in your throat. This is a very dangerous thing to do, instead of ignoring it, consult a doctor or physician. Sleeping with a feeling that there's a bone stuck in your throat is never easy and even if you try it, you might cause more problems for yourself.
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