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Help! Raw Chicken!

My almost 3 year old just stuck her hand in raw ground chicken...and then put her hand in her mouth. I washed her hands, but what do I do for her mouth??? I'm calling the on-call Dr. for our Dr. office, but no one is answering. HELP!


Asked by Anonymous at 6:33 PM on Mar. 29, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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Answers (9)
  • Keep an eye on her. More than likely she's going to be fine. Not much to be done about it now, anyway. If the chicken was bad, she's already infected.

    Raw/not completely cooked chicken doesn't ALWAYS make one sick.

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 6:39 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • OP here...please don't give me the you should watch your child crap. We WERE watching her, she was just faster then us.


    Answer by Anonymous at 6:37 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • rinse her mouth out with soap anti-bacteria soap, Just don't let her swallow it. Until you can get ahold of her pedi or take her to the E.R.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:38 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • I agree with TiccledBlue. Don't drive yourself crazy. She has probably put much worse in her mouth without you knowing it anyway. If she gets stomach cramps or diarrhea then you may want to talk to her doctor but at this point there's not much to be done. Once it was in her mouth it was too late.

    Good luck.


    Answer by Madge1428 at 6:41 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • Call your local poison control. They will tell you excatly what to do.

    Answer by theheartbaby at 6:44 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • Let her drink some hot boiling water...that would do justice.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:47 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • I would google it real quick!

    Answer by diamondmamma at 6:49 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • umm...rinse her mouth out with soap? are you serious?

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:53 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • Listorine kills germs it might help, maybe even epicac? I dont know if they even sell/use that anymore. But watch her till you get a hold of the doc.

    Answer by ArmyWife112908 at 6:54 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

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