Ramasamy, a plantation worker, was brushing his teeth when the incident happenned.
Narrating the incident to his wife, Ramasamy complained of severe throat pain. He was taken to the Pollachi Government hospital, from where he was referred to Coimbatore, Dr Kumaran, Dean (in-charge) of the Hospital said.
After carrying out endoscopy, the doctors located the brush and removed it carefully, without damaging the windpipe or tearing the tissues, Kumaran said.
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