After swallowing gum, the material moves into the stomach and through the intestines until it leaves the system after a bowel movement a few days after digestion. Learn more about what happens after swallowing gum with information tips from a registered nurse in this free video on family health.

Expert: Beverly Bitterman
Bio: Beverly Bitterman began her career as a registered nurse working in Cardiac Intensive Care.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz



  1. toysserve

    i just swallowed gum????

  2. TreeEater

    Oh my god, thanks. I thought i would die but when she said if you swallow
    gum once in a while it’s ok. I am so glad

  3. firkinoxbow

    Thank god

  4. PoolJimFighter

    These past 3 days I’ve accidentally swallowed gum so thanks for letting me
    know I feel better now 

  5. SnowHound

    thank you that made me feel a lot better. i was freaking out

  6. NatureInside

    Oh good! I swallowed gum recently and I was freaking out 

  7. SpaceWalker

    Wait is drooling a lot and blowing really big bubbles from your mouth

  8. Onetecste

    Thank god I thought I was gonna die x3 LOL

  9. Xoomlady


  10. BDAWG

    i swallowed a piece and still feel it in my throat what do i do

  11. StrangeEvil

    PHEW… I just swallowed gum on accident and I wanted to see if anything
    would happen.