Lifestyle: Meet the knife-eater

August 22, 2016 1:06 AM (UTC+8)

 

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(From ANI)

In what may send shivers down your body, a man from Punjab’s Amritsar city has been found with an unusual habit of consuming knives.

Surjeet Singh, a policeman by profession, told ANI that he had swallowed at least 28 knives in the last two months. What is more surprising is the fact is that he is still alive after 40 knives were taken out from his stomach in an extreme operation.

Dr Jitendra Malhotra, MD of Corporate Hospital told ANI that a patient of about 40-45 years of age went to them complaining about stomach-ache and weight-loss. “We had no information about his diagnosis. When we started with the diagnosis and the lab investigations, we came to know that it is not a routine case. Later on we did his ultrasound where we found out that there is some solid object inside his stomach having the shape of a cancer,” he said. Read more

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