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OMG! 62 spoons removed from 35-year-old man’s stomach

    Sagaya Fernando Mumbai: 28 September 2022     In a bizarre case, doctors in India surgically removed 62 spoons from the stomach and one spoon lodged in the intestine of a patient.   The patient named Vijay was brought to Evan Hospital in Muzaffarnagar city of Uttar Pradesh, India, in the second week of September by his family members claiming that he had eaten a steel spoon.   “The patient did not complain of any abdominal pain, but I conducted an examination of his stomach and came to the conclusion that some foreign objects are lodged in his stomach,” said surgeon Dr Rakesh Khurana who conducted the surgery.   The doctor asked the patient to undergo an X-ray examination and was aghast to discover multiple spoons lodged in the patient’s stomach and one in the intestine.   “On being asked, the patient admitted that he had been ingesting spoons for the past one year,” said Dr Khurana.   Sensing the seriousness of the case, the patient was asked to undergo surgery at the earliest.  

Man skips quarantine, gets bundled to hospital

Man skips quarantine, gets bundled to hospital


Sagaya FernandoMumbai: 8 July 2020


A non-resident Indian who had returned home in India from the Middle East and broke the mandatory self-quarantine period of 14 days, was chased on the road and caught by health workers in the south Indian state of Kerala on July 6.


47-year-old Vidhu V T of Chenneerkara, a village located about 10 kms from the town of Pathanamthitta was found loitering at St Peter’s Junction in the town without a mask on July 6 afternoon.

“Our personnel who were deployed in the area as part of the Covid-19 patrol, noticed a man riding a scooter without a mask. On intercepting and questioning him, we came to know that he had returned to Kerala on July 3 from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,” informed Pathanamthitta Police Inspector Neoman S.

After taking down his home telephone number the police called up his wife who said that her husband had left home in a bad mood after having an argument.

Inspector Neoman further added, “The concerned health department workers were informed and they arrived at the scene to take him to a quarantine facility. However, instead of complying to their request, he started arguing with them.”

The health workers tried to get hold of him, but he escaped their clutches and ran on the road. Somehow, the workers tackle him and wrap his legs and hands by bandage before bundling him off on an ambulance.

“Vidhu has been taken to the government hospital at Kolenchery for quarantine,” said inspector Neoman.

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