For all you liberated Savage Love devotees, let this be a cautionary tale about things you shouldn't consider sticking where the sun don't shine. While stories abound about people seeking medical attention for various unusual things stuck in their rectums, they're usually inanimate objects, not living creatures beyond the urban myth of gerbilling by celebrities, of course. The New Zealand Herald is reporting that a man was hospitalized in Auckland to have an eel, about the size of an asparagus stalk, removed from his rectum. However, the Kiwi man was more fortunate than a year-old Chinese chef who was reported in to have suffered from extensive internal injuries when his friends shoved an eel up his ass as a prank while he was passed out drunk. He eventually died from his injuries.
Slimy 15-inch eel removed from man's bum after he decided to shove it up there
Chinese man nearly dies after using eel to 'cure constipation' | ResetEra
Eels hunt by smell rather than by sight. A Chinese man was lucky to survive after he allegedly inserted a live eel to "cure his constipation". The fish wriggled inside the man, said to be in his 50s, and tore his intestines apart before dying and getting stuck in his abdomen, the Daily Mail reports. The man reportedly sought medical help at the Huangjiang Hospital in Dongguan, where he was rushed into surgery. Dr Li from the hospital told local media: "We suspected that there was a foreign object in his abdominal cavity from a CT scan. But we couldn't tell where it came from. According to a post from the hospital, doctors were shocked to find an 40cm-long eel that was the "thickness of an adult thumb".
Hospitalization for eel in the ass: a growing global problem?
Horrified doctors said he was close to death and warned anyone else from trying the dangerous 'folk remedy'. Doctors pulled a inch Asian swamp eel out of a man's colon before he admitted he had inserted it still alive into his body via his anus to "cure his constipation. The wriggling creature tore a hole in the man's bowels and he presented himself at hospital with severe sepsis , leading to septic shock. The unnamed patient, in his 50s, told doctors who saved his life that he had inserted the eel into his body in what a doctor called a "folk remedy", but that the cure had not gone as planned.
By Tiffany Lo For Mailonline. A factory worker from southeast China put a half-a-metre long eel into his anus in a bid to cure his constipation problem. Doctors were shocked when the found the Asian swamp eel in his stomach along with faeces and food residue. Mr Liu, from Guangzhou, 49, stuck a 1. Liu lied that the eel went into his anus by mistake when the doctor first spotted the fish.