McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Does Gum Really Stay in Your Stomach for Seven Years?

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Have you ever wondered if gum remains in your stomach for 7 years, if swallowed? This video examines the childhood myth to see if it is true!

— Video by Corey Negin, Devin Glim, Aman Gill, Helen Marzec and Kimberly Dias