7 Scariest REAL Medical Stories That Will Give You Nightmares – Awake During Surgery?!

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Going to a doctor is rarely a pleasant experience especially in the case where there is a surgery involved. But there are some extremely scary things that happened to people in hospitals that will give you chills – keep reading if you dare.

Nexter.org prepared you a list of 7 scary medical stories.

Sneezed a bullet out of the head

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During a New Year’s festivities in Naples, a bullet from the wrong kind of fireworks passed through the right side of Darco Sangermano’s head and got stuck behind his eye. He immediately went to the hospital but before the doctor did anything Darco sneezed and blew the bullet through his nose. After that, he underwent surgery to repair the damage.

 

Awake during surgery

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In 2012 Simon Rosenqvist from Sweden had a 50-minute lung operation during which he was supposed to be unconscious. But for some reason, he woke up about a third of the way through but couldn’t say anything or give surgeons a sign that his awake because strong sedatives fully paralyzed him. Although he felt excruciating pain.

 

Struck by a stray bullet in a hospital room

One day in 2013, a 62-year-old woman was sitting in a hospital bed at a Pennsylvania hospital when a bullet flew into the room and went through her abdomen. She survived and investigators determined that the bullet may have come from the gun of a corrections officer and could’ve traveled a mile before hitting something or someone.

 

Flies in surgical suites

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In 1992, The New York Times reported on an infestation that troubled a “large upstate New York hospital.” Right in the middle of surgeries, flies would appear “from seemingly nowhere” and sit on patients and practitioners. It got so severe that “the whole surgical staff walked out in disgust,” and had to relocate the surgery patients. According to a bug detective, the bugs entered the hospital through tiny holes in the building’s brick walls.

 

‘Brain stones’

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According to a 2014 article by Live Science, the anonymous person thought that migraines were the responsible ones for the headaches but when doctors checked his head they found that the calcium deposits had formed rocks in the back of his brain. After excluding gluten from his diet, he finally got some relief after 10 years of headaches.

 

27 contact lenses in one eye

In 2017 doctors found “a mucus-covered ball of contacts” in the right eye of a 67-year-old woman. She had used disposable contacts for 35 years, she lodged them in her eye and later thought that she’d lost them. The contacts eventually started to bother her and when the doctor was preparing her for the scheduled cataract surgery, anesthetist found a sticky pile of 17 lenses and then 10 more.

 

Awakened by his own autopsy

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In 2007 Carlos Camejo from Venezuela got in an automobile accident. The doctors assumed he was dead and examiners began cutting into his face, which began bleeding. Later Carlos said that he was awakened by “unbearable pain.” When the doctors understood what they did, they decided to stitch the cut.

Which one do you think is the most bizarre story?


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