Uttar Pradesh | The patient is currently in the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Uttar Pradesh. Reports say his condition is critical. A mystery as to how these spoons reached the man’s stomach.
Stories of doctors removing hundreds of coins, dozens of batteries, watches and even cell phones from a person’s stomach have often made headlines. But this report from Uttar Pradesh might shock many – not one, but 62 steel spoons, without their heads, were removed from the stomach of a 32-year-old patient in Muzaffarnagar.
According to the news agency ANI, the patient, Vijay, is currently in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a private hospital. The report quotes a Dr Rakesh Khurrana saying that the patient admitted to eating these spoons. “The patient has been eating spoons for a year,” he said, adding that the operation lasted about two hours, according to the report.
TOP | 62 spoons were removed from the stomach of a 32-year-old patient, Vijay, in Muzaffarnagar. We asked him if he ate these spoons and he agreed. The operation lasted about 2 hours, he is currently in intensive care. Patient has been eating spoons for 1 year: Dr Rakesh Khurrana (27.09) pic.twitter.com/tmqnfWJ2lY
— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) September 28, 2022
But why was Vijay eating those spoons?
Vijay, a resident of Bopara village who reports to Mansoorpur police station, is said to have been a drug addict.
Although no complaints have been filed about it so far, it remains a mystery as to how these spoons reached the man’s stomach.
He was taken to hospital after his health began to deteriorate. Doctors said the patient’s condition is still critical.