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{FD} Missouri boy, 10, survives being impaled in the face by a metal meat skewer

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A Missouri father said his 10-year-old son is lucky to be alive after the child was impaled by a 12-inch metal meat skewer when he fell from a tree house. Continue reading

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{FD} Can you negotiate the price of surgery?

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When Larry Nolan decided to fix his deviated septum — so askew that his nose was visibly crooked and airflow was almost nonexistent — he knew he needed to find a skilled plastic surgeon. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman has 61-pound mass removed from ******

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A patient in Singapore is reported to be in good health after doctors removed a 61-pound uterine fibroid that was affecting her ability to breathe. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee family sues hospital after surgeon leaves needle in patient who later died: report

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A Tennessee man died roughly a month after a surgeon at Tristar Centennial hospital in Nashville allegedly left a needle inside of him after performing open heart surgery, a lawsuit filed by the man’s family claims. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee family sues hospital after surgeon leaves needle in patient who later died, lawsuit alleges

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A Tennessee man died roughly a month after a surgeon at Tristar Centennial hospital in Nashville allegedly left a needle inside of him after performing open heart surgery, a lawsuit filed by the man’s family claims. Continue reading

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{FD} Doctor finds spider spinning webs in patient’s ear

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A doctor found a spider living inside a man’s ear – and even spinning webs to make itself at home. Continue reading

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{FD} Surgeon removed tear duct instead of tumor, patient claims

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A 50-year-old woman said she was left without a tear duct after her bungling surgeon removed it instead of the tumor she was suffering from. Continue reading

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{FD} Girl, 4, needs surgery after trampoline park accident, parents say

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A 4-year-old girl in Canada is the latest victim to suffer serious injuries while jumping around at a trampoline park. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer survivor left crippled by treatment undergoes life-saving surgery

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A Georgia woman who beat cancer only to have the harsh side effects of radiation leave her stooped over and struggling to breathe has made remarkable strides in her recovery just three months after a life-saving, nine-hour surgery. Continue reading

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{FD} Man who severed hand in meat grinder won’t have it reattached, wife says

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The wife of a Jamestown man who severed a hand while making sausage in his garage believes the quick actions of emergency responders likely saved his life but says her husband will still lose the hand. Continue reading

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{FD} Constipated man nearly died after feces-filled bowel burst

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A man almost died after his bowel became so full with feces it burst and caused his organs to start shutting down. Continue reading

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{FD} Doctor wrongly removed kidney during botched procedure, lawsuit claims

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An Iowa woman is suing her South Dakota doctor and his practice after she claims she went in for a procedure to remove a mass on her adrenal gland and came out still with the mass inside of her — and missing a healthy kidney. Continue reading

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{FD} Teen baseball star paralyzed in diving accident

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A Kansas teen gearing up for his senior year of high school suffered a life-changing injury in a tragic diving accident last week that rocked his baseball teammates and their community. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman with 14 pounds of ovarian tumors thought she was ‘bloated’

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One “bloated” 26-year-old woman recently learned that her pregnant-looking belly was in fact caused by 14 pounds of stage 3 cancerous ovarian tumors. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman with ‘bloated’ stomach discovers she had 14 pounds of ovarian tumors

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One “bloated” 26-year-old woman recently learned that her pregnant-looking belly was in fact caused by 14 pounds of stage 3 cancerous ovarian tumors. Continue reading

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{FD} Virginia woman donates kidney to stranger: ‘God called me to do this’

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A Virginia woman who donated her kidney to a stranger has been called a “guardian angel” by the family of the man whose life she likely saved. Continue reading

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{FD} Indian woman with 22-pound hand finally getting treatment for rare condition

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Mita Sabar, of Odisha, India, was admitted to a hospital in Odisha’s capital city of Cuttack on Monday, following a decade of suffering with the enlarged limb. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman’s 132-pound ovarian tumor removed in 5-hour surgery

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A Connecticut woman who underwent a lifesaving operation that saw a 25-member surgical team safely remove a 132-pound ovarian tumor from her abdomen. Continue reading

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{FD} Man has 4 limbs amputated after dog lick leads to severe infection, report says

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A 48-year-old man with a history of good health and who has spent his life around dogs was forced to have all of his limbs amputated after contracting a rare blood infection that likely came from his own pooch. Continue reading

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{FD} Boy with deformed legs undergoes life-changing surgery at Tebow CURE Hospital

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An 11-year-old boy in the Philippines is recovering from a life-changing corrective surgery on his legs that was made possible by the Tim Tebow Foundation and CURE International. Continue reading

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{FD} Man has painful 3-pound tumor removed from neck

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This is the incredible transformation of a farmer who had a 3-pound tumor removed from his throat. Continue reading

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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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