Our expert says:
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There have been reports of foreign bodies being kept in the
stomach for weeks to months before causing a problem. These are typical things
like balls and toys. In my opinion, it is highly unlikely that the same mielie
cob would remain in an intestine for 3 months (due to the fact that they
felt it) and only after this time cause a problem. I feel that the cob would
have caused a blockage early on or would have been passed.
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