Between and , they became more common: the University of Southern California General Hospital admitted one patient per month who had stuck and lost something up their butt for the first time. Since then, emergency rooms have officially stopped classifying foreign rectal bodies as an uncommon reason for admittance, according to a study by doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital. The question is packed with judgment, though the existing medical research on the practice suggests that the haters should take the sticks out of their asses. Or rather, to leave them there and open their minds as well. While much of the snickering about things in butts has to do with their sexual implications, the medical records show that most rectal foreign bodies are actually various household items , dentures, or chicken bones that were swallowed and got stuck along the way. Because of that, the data on colorectal search and rescue missions skew toward the very old and the very young.
Rectal foreign body
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You may have seen our story from earlier today about a student who got a vibrator stuck up her backside. And how did it get up there? The year-old used a nearby dumping ground to defecate. And the abdominal pain was actually the eel biting his colon, reports Medical Daily. The horrifying x-ray image was published on Radiopaedia.
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Disclaimer: Some of you might remember this column from a few years back when we still lived at Viceland. Tragically, when we moved to VICE. Hey, you rapidly decaying protoplasmic sacks of calcium and shit, my name is Dr. Mona Moore. Obviously, that is not my real name, but I am a real doctor.
Rectal foreign bodies are large foreign items found in the rectum that can be assumed to have been inserted through the anus, rather than reaching the rectum via the mouth and gastrointestinal tract. It can be of clinical relevance if the patient cannot remove it the way they intended. Smaller, ingested foreign bodies, such as bones eaten with food, can sometimes be found stuck in the rectum upon x-ray and are rarely of clinical relevance.