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11 Unexpected Things Found Inside The Human Body During X-Rays
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Published: Aug 8, 2015

When you go for an X-ray you usually expect to find out a fracture or some internal anomaly. But some people’s X-rays revealed some of the most weird and strange things. Don’t believe me? Have a look

1. A South-Korean man thought he was just having a headache until the X-rays revealed this

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Source: volnation.com

 

When this South-Korean man visited the doctor complaining of a head-ache, he might not have expected this. The doctors found a nail in his forehead in the X-ray. What is more amusing is that the guy himself didn’t know how the nail got there.

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2. An 8 yr old girl who swallowed 30 magnets, steel balls because they looked like candy

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Source: cbsnews.com

8 yr old Haley swallowed 30 magnets & steel balls because they looked like candy. However, the X-rays told a different story and doctors had to perform an emergency surgery to save her.

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3. A guy who visited his Dentist for a toothache, was in for a big surprise

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Source: nbcnews.com

 

Patrick Lawler visited the dentist complaining of a tooth-ache. You can imagine the dentist’s surprise when he saw a nail passing through his head all the way upto his brain.

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4. Pat Skinner, a victim of gross negligence on behalf of the medical staff

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Source: abc.net.au

 

Pat Skinner had visited the doctors for a surgery, however she returned months later complaining of severe abdominal pain. When the doctors took the X-ray, they were startled to find out a pair of scissors inside her abdomen which the Doctors had apparently forgotten inside her.

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5. A man in China swallowed a pair of scissors while laughing on a joke

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Source: telegraph.co.uk

How can one swallow a pair of scissors, you might ask! Apparently this guy in China was using the pair of scissors as a toothpick, when his friend told him a joke and he started laughing. The guy ended up swallowing the scissors. Fortunately, it didn’t do him much damage and the scissors were removed safely.

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6. Inmates of this prison have a different idea of “having fun”

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Source: nytimes.com

 

The prison inmates deliberately swallowed such objects to gain trips outside prison. Talk about being creative!

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7. A woman who “accidentally” swallowed a fork while trying to remove a cockroach from her throat

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Source: community.seattletimes.nwsource.com

 

This woman accidentally swallowed a flying cockroach while cleaning her house. But her troubles didn’t stop at that, she apparently tried to remove the cockroach lodged in her throat with a fork and somehow swallowed that too. Talk about having a rough day!

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8. Inmate of this prison in San Salvador couldn’t find a place to hide his mobile phone so he did this

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Source: cdn2-b.examiner.com

 

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9. Epic Marriage proposal fail

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Source: 7hotspot.blogspot.in

 

This guy tried to propose his girlfriend by hiding the ring in her milkshake. But as luck would have it, the girlfriend swallowed the ring like a jello shot. Also, she refused to believe that she swallowed a whole ring, until she saw the X-rays.

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10. This guy swallowed his house key to prevent his friends from taking him home

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Source: telegraph.co.uk

 

Chris Foster got drunk at a house party and refused to go home. When his friends tried to take him home, he refused to do so and  who swallowed his house key to prevent his friends from taking him home.

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11. 78 pieces of cutlery were found in this X-ray of a Woman’s body

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Source: dailymail.co.uk

 

This woman apparently suffered from a medical condition which tempted her to eat pieces of cutlery. However, when things got out of hand and doctors performed a surgery, 78 pieces of silverware were removed from her stomach.

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