10 Most Shocking Things Found In People's Stomachs Presentation Transcript:
1. 10 Most Shocking things found In people's stomachs.
2.A 10-Pound Hairball
3.On November 2007 10-pound hairball from a 18-year-old woman came to the hospital with pain in her abdomen for about five months and a 40-pound weight loss. Doctors found a mass there, a 10 pound hairball, which was taking up nearly her entire stomach. She was diagnosed also with trichotilomania, a condition in which patients eat their own hair.
4.Live frogs and rats
5.Yang Dingcai has been swallowing tree frogs and rats. He claims that it helped him avoid intestinal complaints and made him strong. Jiang Musheng, 66, in Jiangxi province, suffered from frequent abdominal pains and coughing since the age of 26, until Yang suggested tree frogs as a remedy.
7.In 2006, a girl from China, swallowed down 20 cobblestones after a big quarrel with her boyfriend. She thought the stones would be flushed out, but unfortunately they remained intact within her body for the next few days and she constantly felt that the stones were knocking against each other within her stomach causing pain and discomfort.
After taking an X-ray, she was advised to undergo. To avoid complications, doctors have advised her to undergo treatment as soon as possible, at first through the non-painful gastroscope for extracting stones.
8.A Plane, a Bike, and so on…
9.Michel Lotito, or as also known, Mangetout (Eat it all) is a French entertainer, famous as the consumer of undigestables, whose performances are the consumption of metal, glass, rubber and so on. He even ate an aircraft, that took him 2 years to finish (1978-1980). His “eating habits” began in his early childhood and he performs publicly since 1966. The weird thing is that he is not usually suffering pain or illness from what he consumes, even if it’s poisonous.
When performing he consumes around a kilogram of material daily, preceding it with mineral oil and drinking considerable quantities of water during the 'meal'. He apparently possesses a stomach and intestine with walls of twice the expected thickness, and his digestive acids are, allegedly, unusually powerful, allowing him to digest a certain portion of his metallic meals.
10.Magnetic pieces of a block
11.This X-ray shows a boy who swallowed magnetic pieces of a block one at a time. When they reached his stomach, they reconnected.
12.Bed springs, batteries and so on
13.X-rays from Central Prison in Raleigh, N.C., show items such as bed springs and batteries that prisoners swallowed to gain trips to outside hospitals.