Heavy Metal: You Wouldn’t Believe What This Patient Had In Her Stomach Thanks To Metal Bezoar

Heavy Metal: You Wouldn’t Believe What This Patient Had In Her Stomach Thanks To Metal Bezoar

Just about anyone has had an experience worrying about the effects of swallowing gum, but how about metal? Oh, and we’re not just talking about a tiny metal bolt or screw, we’re talking about a nails, pens, spoons, and more! The doctors were in for a shock when they performed an operation to a 43-year old woman when they saw just that. Apparently, the condition is called “Metal bezoar” and occurs when a person suffers from a mental illness, is mentally retarded, or suffers from depression swallows foreign objects.

It wasn’t just metal though, this patient was found to have wood, hair, and even a toothbrush in her stomach.

Here’s a picture:

According to the report by Manila Readers, apparently the woman in this photo has a history of metal bezoar and swallowed a lot of foreign objects in the past.

Watch the video right here:

Basically, this woman had a junk shop worth of stuff in her stomach and of course, that led to a lot of problems like indigestion, stomach pains, and vomiting. Fortunately, the doctors were able to successfully extracted the debris from the patient who was indeed suffering from a psychiatric disorder.

Have you ever encountered something like this or someone who was going through metal bezoar? Have you ever swallowed something metallic? Tell us in the comments below!

Source: Manireaders

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