Left Menu
Development News Edition

Toothbrush removed from woman’s stomach without surgery in Shillong

Toothbrush removed from woman’s stomach without surgery in Shillong

Doctors in Shillong Civil Hospital on Wednesday accomplished a rare feat by removing a toothbrush from a 50-year-old woman’s stomach without carrying out surgery.

Surprisingly, the woman who was a resident of Lower Mawprem was in no discomfort after swallowing the toothbrush while cleaning her teeth in January. It was her daughter who later insisted her to consult a doctor as a precautionary measure.

Dr. Isaac Syiem told ANI: "It is the first such case in Shillong. It was quite surprising for all of us here. She was perfectly fine after the removal of the brush. We used an endoscope and successfully pulled the brush out through her mouth. No surgery was needed in the process. She was discharged from the hospital after half an hour."

"There were possibilities that the situation could have turned worse if she not been brought in for medical help," he added. (ANI)

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



Conspiracy theories on COVID 19: Legislators, Scientists, and Journalists all joined the Caravan

Conspiracy theories are not new for virus epidemics. There have been conspiracy theories on HIV-AIDS, Polio Vaccines, Ebola Virus, and several other diseases as well. However, what makes the 2019 Novel Coronavirus different from others is ...

Top 10 Fake News, Myths and Realities on 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID 19

With nearly 1500 deaths by January 14 and around 65,000 infections in China, the Novel Coronavirus 2019 has become one of the worst health epidemics of the 21st Century. However, 8,573 people have been cured but the rumor mongers are a...

Handling fake news Infodemic in time of Coronavirus epidemic

Social media has provided a platform where everybody can disseminate his her views without any supervision. Its excellent if the message is genuine but misinformation is equally disastrous. Health is such a topic where every Tom and Harry c...

Sentiment Analysis on Budget 2020: Long shot for solution to economic worries?

Industries and individuals alike had high expectations from the government to take tangible steps but the budget 2020 seems to have failed expectations....


Latest News

Australia says two evacuees from Japan cruise vessel have coronavirus

Two Australians evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for coronavirus after returning to their home country, Australias health department said on Friday.Australia on Thursday evacuated 170 citizens from the Diamond Prin...

Shiva Temple inside police station in Bhopal renamed as 'Thaneshwar Mahadev Mandir'

A temple of Lord Shiva inside the premises of Sant Hirdaram Nagar police station in Bairagarh, has been renamed as Thaneshwar Mahadev Mandir, on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. SHO Shivpal Singh Kushwaha said that the temple is located at ...

FEATURE -With 'pink yuan' ads, China wakes up to the world's biggest gay economy

The growing popularity of online gay-friendly adverts in China shows business is waking up to the pink yuan and more liberal attitudes among young people but the government remains unmoved.Chinas gay economy is worth 300 billion to 500 bill...

Barcelona use La Liga rule to sign Braithwaite

Madrid, Feb 21 AFP Barcelona confirmed the signing of Danish forward Martin Braithwaite from Leganes after capitalising on a curious La Liga rule to ease their shortage of options up front. Barca have taken advantage of the regulation that ...

Give Feedback