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{FD} Mom split ‘like a banana’ after horror jet ski accident, report says

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A 31-year-old mother is reportedly recovering in a Turkish hospital after undergoing two major operations this week to repair several internal organs which were damaged in a jet ski accident on her last day of vacation. Continue reading

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{FD} Dad impaled by 40-pound spear miraculously survives ‘mind-boggling’ injury

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An Idaho dad is lucky to be alive after a 40-pound bay hale spear pierced through his back and exited out of his stomach, missing his aorta and spinal cord by mere millimeters. Continue reading

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{FD} Freak lawnmower accident leaves girl with 200 stitches down middle of face

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A 10-year-old girl is being lauded for her bravery as she continues to recovery from a harrowing lawnmower accident that left her with a skull fracture and 200 hundred stitches down her face. Continue reading

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{FD} Patient paralyzed in botched scoliosis surgery gets $135M

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A Michigan jury has sided with a 17-year-old patient who was left partially paralyzed after her surgeon botched a corrective spinal surgery eight years ago that left her partially paralyzed. Continue reading

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{FD} Dad who lost lips, limbs to horrifying infection gets new mouth made from shoulder skin, tattoo

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A 38-year-old father who lost part of his face and all four limbs four years ago after contracting a dangerous number of infections has fought his way back from near death with the help of skin grafts and medical tattooing. Continue reading

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{FD} Surgeons reattach teen’s severed arm after UTV accident

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A 13-year-old North Carolina boy is working on gaining full feeling back in his arm after a UTV accident severed his left limb above his elbow. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Migrating’ bumps on woman’s face discovered to be parasite

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Tourists headed to the World Cup may want to pack an extra can of bug spray after one woman who recently traveled to a rural area outside of Moscow discovered random bumps on her face was actually a migrating worm, which she likely picked up from a mos… Continue reading

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{FD} Doctors save teen who lived with organs outside body for 19 years

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A teenager who had lived with her vital organs outside her body for 19 years has been saved by doctors. Continue reading

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{FD} Boy who underwent ‘miracle’ facial surgery beats odds to celebrate first birthday

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A baby boy who became the first in the world to undergo a miracle face operation has celebrated his first birthday against the odds. Continue reading

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{FD} Surgeons remove prickly caterpillar parts from infant’s tongue, cheek

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A Canadian mother put out a dire warning for other parents after her 8-month-old daughter underwent emergency surgery to remove pieces of a prickly caterpillar that had gotten stuck to her tongue and cheek. Continue reading

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{FD} Surgeons save construction worker’s mangled hand after gruesome injury

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A laborer had a lucky escape after his hand was mangled beyond recognition in a cement crusher. Continue reading

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{FD} Musician serenades surgeons during brain operation

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A 31-year-old musician serenaded surgeons while they burned out parts of his brain so that he could continue playing guitar. Continue reading

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{FD} Surgeon removes 4,100 gallstones from patient complaining of abdominal pain

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A man complaining of abdominal pain was cured after surgeons removed a staggering 4,100 gallstones from his body. Continue reading

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{FD} Girl who lost foot to meningitis 2 years ago now faces leg amputation

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A brave nine-year-old girl will have her right leg amputated just two years after losing the other foot to deadly meningitis. Continue reading

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{FD} 5-year-old girl loses foot in lawnmower accident

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A 5-year-old girl who was getting ready to graduate kindergarten with her classmates will have to miss the ceremony as she remains hospitalized after a tragic backyard accident. Continue reading

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{FD} Horse knocks out teen’s teeth with kick to the face

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A teenage girl was knocked unconscious and lost five teeth after being kicked in the face by a horse. Continue reading

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{FD} Army hospital ear transplant surgery reportedly done with ear ‘grown’ in soldier’s arm

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Physicians at an Army medical facility in Texas were able to surgically give a soldier a brand new ear after she lost the use of her own following a car accident, according to a report Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom reveals new smile after having enormous tumor removed

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A mom smiled and said “I feel beautiful” after doctors removed an enormous debilitating facial tumor which left her barely able to speak or eat. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Deodorant Challenge’ leaves teen with second-degree burns

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A 15-year-old girl was left with horrific burns after deodorant was sprayed on her in the latest school craze. Continue reading

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{FD} Boy, 13, regains consciousness after parents sign papers to donate his organs

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A 13-year-old boy who was declared brain dead defied odds when he regained consciousness after his parents had signed papers to donate his organs. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman lived with cockroach in her ear for 9 days after it crawled in while she was sleeping

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A Florida woman lived through a real-life nightmare last month and is now sharing how she came to learn that a cockroach crawled into her ear while she was sleeping. Continue reading

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{FD} Newlywed California couple stranded in Tahiti after husband suffers severe injury on last day of honeymoon

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A California couple’s honeymoon in the South Pacific has turned into an extended getaway – and a “nightmare” – as they remained holed up in a hospital a following severe spinal cord injury that the husband suffered on what was supposed to be the last d… Continue reading

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{FD} Surgeons pull 14 roundworms from woman’s bile duct

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Surgeons in India discovered 14 live worms wriggling inside a woman’s internal organs. Continue reading

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{FD} Girl battling bone cancer has leg reattached backward

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When Amelia Eldred, an active 7-year-old in England, needed her leg amputated to treat bone cancer, doctors performed an unusual surgery: They removed the middle part of her leg and then reattached the lower part of her leg — but backward. Continue reading

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{FD} Mom has foot amputated after discovering cancerous tumor during pedicure

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A North Carolina mother’s decision to amputate her right foot in hopes of preventing a cancerous tumor from spreading did not come easy, but she said it was her love of life and her kids that ultimately helped her make it. Continue reading

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{FD} Chicago baby fitted with world’s tiniest mechanical heart valve

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A Chicago baby is thriving after she became one of the first to receive a mechanical heart valve. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman has leg amputated after break wouldn’t heal

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A young woman decided to have her leg amputated after a simple stress fracture she suffered walking down a street wouldn’t heal. Continue reading

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{FD} Man cheats death after being stabbed in skull with key

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These incredible pictures show doctors treating a man who had a motorcycle key stuck in his skull during a brawl. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian woman dies after given formaldehyde instead of saline drip

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A Russian woman was embalmed alive when doctors unwittingly put her on a formaldehyde-based drip during a routine surgery, according to a report Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian woman embalmed alive in deadly hospital mistake

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A Russian woman was embalmed alive when doctors unwittingly put her on a formaldehyde-based drip instead of a saline during a surgery, according to a report Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Surgeons amazed after removing over 2,000 gallstones from woman

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Doctors are amazed after removing 2,350 stones from a woman’s gallbladder. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman who couldn’t open her mouth for 30 years is finally able to chew

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A woman has eaten solid food for the first time in 30 years after her jaw was fused shut by a tumor. Continue reading

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{FD} Man has leg amputated, fights for his life after horrific motorbike crash in Thailand

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A motorcycle ride had his right leg amputated and is fighting for his life after a horrible crash in Thailand. Continue reading

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{FD} Quadruple amputee mom says, ‘I just have to go with it’ after surgery

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A Utah woman is in the hospital recovering after having both her arms and legs amputated. Continue reading

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{FD} Girl teased for severely bowed legs gets transformative surgery

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Surgeons on a charity hospital ship in Cameroon were able to correct an 11-year old girl’s legs that were so severely bowed, they faced backwards. Continue reading

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{FD} Man impaled by a 4-foot pole through his groin is saved by doctors

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Doctors in India saved a man who was impaled by a 4-foot poll that went through his groin and out his neck. Continue reading

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{FD} Husband donates kidney to wife of 23 years: ‘I felt like I won the lottery’

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A husband gave his wife his kidney for their 23rd wedding anniversary so she could avoid painful dialysis treatments. Continue reading

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{FD} Graphic video: Doctors accused of using man’s foot as pillow after amputating his leg

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Authorities have launched an investigation after a shocking video has emerged of a patient who is being propped up by his own amputated foot. Continue reading

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{FD} Formerly conjoined twin Anna Grace Richards discharged from Texas hospital

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Anna Grace Richards, one of the formerly conjoined twin girls separated in a seven-hour surgery at Texas Children’s on Jan. 13, was discharged after spending 428 days in the hospital. Continue reading

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{FD} Teen thought her drooping eye was booze-related, but it was a brain tumor

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A teenager who initially blamed her dropping eye on alcohol, discovered a huge tumor behind her eye socket. Continue reading

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{FD} Toddler needs 125G surgery in order to smile for the first time

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Parents of a 3-year old from Melville, New York are trying to raise $125,000 so their little girl can undergo a special surgery to treat her rare syndrome and smile for the first time. Continue reading

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{FD} Amputating a leg ends lifelong struggle, and brings joy to a woman’s life

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A St. Louis woman is thrilled she decided to amputate her leg after years of struggling with a rare tumor. Continue reading

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{FD} Shocking video shows Parkinson’s tremors suddenly stop after surgeon cuts brain pathway

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New video captures the moment when doctors were able to surgically cut off the tremors in a Parkinson’s patient. Continue reading

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{FD} Brain surgeons perform procedure on wrong patient

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Doctors in Kenya didn’t realize they were operating on the wrong patient until two hours into the surgery. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman’s hand that was chopped off in machine was saved by co-workers

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A woman has miraculously regained the use of her hand after it was completely severed by a coconut chopping machine. Continue reading

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{FD} Doctors successfully remove 4-pound brain tumor, bigger than head itself

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Surgeons in India successfully removed a 4 pound tumor from a 31 year old man. Continue reading

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{FD} Conjoined 13-month-old twin girls successfully separated, hospital says

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A Texas hospital announced the successful operation separating twin baby girls who were conjoined at the chest and abdomen and shared multiple organs on Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Maryland boy survives after ***** lodges in his skull ‘a millimeter’ away from killing him

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A Maryland seventh-grader has survived after the tip of a 6-inch-long metal ***** got lodged in his skull. Continue reading

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{FD} Sleep apnea treatment uses ‘snake-like’ surgical robot

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A new robotic surgery helps those suffering from sleep apnea. The robot is designed to navigate the body’s natural twists and turns so tissue can be removed or repaired safely and efficiently. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman sues hospital over **** photo taken of her on operating table

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A woman has sued the Pennsylvania hospital where she once worked over **** photos taken of her while she was on the operating table. Continue reading

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