medical mystery

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    66-Year Old Man Discovers He’s Actually A Woman

    A 66-year old Hong Kong man found out from doctors he is actually a woman after he went in to be examined for stomach pains. Born in Vietnam, the Chinese national was suffering from intense stomach pain and went to the hospital with a swollen abdomen. It was there...
  • this little baby was born with a baby in his belly, his twin.

    Indian baby born with baby in his belly

    Baby born with baby in it’s belly! It sounds like a headline from one of the worst tabloid magazines in the world, but in this case it’s a reality. The condition is known as “foetus in fetu,” or “fetus within a fetus,” and is extremely rare. Basically, the mother...
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    Vietnamese woman ages 50 years in days

    When it comes to medical mysteries the story of Ngyeun Thi Phuong’s rapid aging is up at the top of them. At 21, she looked like a Vietnamese princess on her wedding day. Now 5 years later she’s only 26 but her body has aged 50 years. And it...
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    Scottish teen risks life everytime she brushes her hair

    Most of us brush our hair every day and night without consequence. For 13-year old Megan Stewart brushing her hair could kill her. Doctors have diagnosed the teen with a rare condition called “Hair Brushing Syndrome.” It is so rare Stewart’s doctors have actually only heard of one other...