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My daughter ate cherry seeds...should we go to the doctor????

Yesterday my husband let out child eat some cherries. For some reason he didnt take out the seeds and she of course at them...not sure how many she ate. This morning i woke up and she was COVERD in poop and there where the cherry seeds. Ive heard cherry seeds are poisonous, should i take her to the doctor???

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pickles5767

Asked by pickles5767 at 11:01 AM on Jul. 18, 2010 in Health

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  • call Dr and ask. There should be someone on call you can talk to.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 11:02 AM on Jul. 18, 2010

  • Call the poison control center.

    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 11:04 AM on Jul. 18, 2010

  • Call poison control or take her to the ER ASAP. The seeds contain cyanide. Even a few seeds that are chewed by an adult can be a problem. Hope she didn't chew. Even if she didn't they release cyanide. Since so much time has passed I would be very concerned.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 11:10 AM on Jul. 18, 2010

  • Oh lord I hope she will be alright. Reading the above statement I will take her to the doctor.
    mamaofficer

    Answer by mamaofficer at 7:39 PM on Jul. 18, 2010

  • My daughter who is 3 just ingested 8-10 cherry seeds. I called poison control. They said it was ok and nothing to worry about. They said within an hour of ingesting if they start vomiting then you have a problem..other wise all is good and she will pass them.
    c4urjoy

    Answer by c4urjoy at 8:30 PM on Jul. 18, 2010

  • no she should be fine she will poop them out there is only a need for concern if the seed was cracked open, Which is hard to do. Since it happened yesterday and there are no signs of illness I wouldn't worry.
    justgrape723

    Answer by justgrape723 at 9:33 AM on Jul. 19, 2010

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