Does chewing gum if swallowed get stuck in side your body?

Answer The short answer is no. Gum cannot be digested and will pass through your digestive system in about 24 hours. There is really no where for it to get stuck.

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How long does chewing gum stay in your body?

Contrary to urban legend, gum only stays in your body as long as it takes to pass through your digestive tract. For an adult, this takes roughly between 24 and 72 hours.Source:Mayo Clinic: Digestio... Read More »

I just swallowed my chewing gum...what should i do?

How does chewing gum help the body?

Gum-chewers, rejoice. Experts now agree that chewing gum is beneficial to health in several ways.It can build your self-esteem, enhance your smile, lessen your stress, take off pounds and even bala... Read More »

My 24-year-old girlfriend swallowed a chewing gum whole. She told me not to worry. Isn't it dangerous?

Nope, not dangerous at all. The FDA would not allow something that was dangerous to be chewed, without warning labels on the package.