How do they get the xrays? The hospital can't release your xrays can they?
Everything and anything has been lodged up an ass according to Another Urban Myth: Hospital Edition.
It happens all the time. One of the most common is people shoving bottles up their butts and then creating a vacuum.
Back when Coke came in glass bottles, lots of ER docs learned how to break the bottom out of the bottle (to release the vacuum) without cutting the person.
The Huffington Post will never really be taken seriously because of articles like this. It's the Anderson Cooper of the Internet.
The live tweeting is a nice twist.
I don't think HP wishes to be taken seriously, just taken. They want as much traffic as their servers can accommodate. I wonder if the Daily Mail is seen as a competitor. What other outlet serves up fare like this on a regular basis?
Flared base! For goodness' sake, only use ones with a FLARED base!
I have seen patients with a variety of objects stuck up their ass: softballs, potatoes, light bulbs (!), cucumbers, pepper mills, mustard jars (the lage French's mustard jar..), vibrators, etc.,etc.,etc.
Hee-hee, the OP said "go down".
r8, your post is useless without pictures.
When I was straight out of nursing school, I got a patient who'd had a dildo surgically removed from his colon. He had a huge incision in his abdomen, and was in horrible pain.
Always use a good butt plug instead of household objects, and use one with a base!
best friend is an ER RN and probably wouldn't raise an eyebrow at this at all.