Have you ever had an urge to eat? Well, this guy also had it, but what craved after was metal! Learn how many knives he has swallowed.
During the last two months, this guy had an odd urge: he wanted to eat some metal and this he swallowed over 40 knives! That’s what the doctor said after getting them all out of the poor fellow:
"He had a wild urge to consume metal. Even for us, the experienced surgeons, it was frightening. We were so nervous... a small mistake could have taken the patient's life. In my 20 years of practice, I have never seen anything like it.”
Doctor and his people spent two days planning the surgery and it lasted for 5 hours. They had to extract the sharp knives without causing severe external bleeding and surely no one in the world has done that before. I.e. getting out 40 knives out of one man!
The knife swallower is 42. Here is what he says about the whole thing:
“I'm sorry I let my family down. I'll be forever thankful to doctors and hospital staff for saving my life.”
He is still in the hospital and getting better physically. However, before he goes home, he has to pay a visit to a psychiatrist. When asked, why he ate knives, the man said:
“I don't know why I used to swallow knives, I just enjoyed its taste and I was addicted ... how people get addicted to alcohol and other things, my situation was similar.”
Would you believe that some knives have started to rust inside the man! He ate some folding knives, but others were unfolded. Most likely he has some psychiatric condition that made him do that. Even though he promises not to eat any more knives again, doctors do not believe him, yet!