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Last year, Great Or­mond Street Hos­pi­tal for Chil­dren re­ported that it had seen a 60 per cent in­crease in the num­ber of chil­dren ad­mit­ted from across the UK after swal­low­ing but­ton bat­ter­ies. Symp­toms in­clude ex­ces­sive drib­bling, dif­fi­culty swal­low­ing, vom­it­ing, cough­ing, di­ar­rhoea and un­ex­plained chest in­fec­tions. For more in­for­ma­tion and ad­vice, con­tact The Royal So­ci­ety For The Pre­ven­tion of Ac­ci­dents on the free helpline or visit www.rospa.com

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