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I believe swallowed a toothbrush bristle two weeks ago.

Two weeks ago I felt like a sallowed a toothbrush bristle. Shortly after felt like something was stuck on the right side of my throat. My right tonsil is slightly swollen and it has been this way for two weeks. Feels like something is still stuck in my throat and driving me crazy!
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hm.  Well, I hope you didn't swallow a toothbrush bristle.  Truth is, it probably would wash down.  They aren't really that sharp to dart into the side of your esophagus. But it may have irritated it on the way down.  Gargle with salt water.  Drink lots of fluids. You can try one of the throat sprays that numb the area.  But this should be getting better.  
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