Knife-Swallower: Doctors Operate on a Man who had Swallowed 40 Knives
On Friday Doctors in Amritsar, Punjab India performed a delicate five-hour surgery on a 42-year-old man where they removed a total of Forty knives from the man’s stomach.
According to Reports by CNN, the man was taken to the hospital after he complained about a piercing pain in his belly. When the doctors carried out a CT scan on the man’s stomach, they were dumbfounded by what they found.
The lead surgeon Dr. Jatinder Malhotra said that in is twenty years of experience as a doctor he has never seen anything like that before. He added that the man had an untamable urge to consume metal, and even the experienced surgeons were frightened.
When the doctors asked the man why how the knives got there, he had n choice but to admit to his peculiar taste buds. In an interview with CNN the man; confirmed by the Times of India as a police head constable, said he did not know why he used to swallow knives but admitted that he loved the taste of metal and was addicted to it.
It the doctors two days to plan the surgery so as not to harm the man and when they were done, they displayed a table littered with the blades that were removed from the man‘s stomach.
The man has vowed not to give into his metallic taste buds from now on.