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The cynical voice inside my head says that she's putting them there herself as a way of getting attention.
Surgeons extract 100 needles from body of a girl
LAHORE — Have you ever heard of needles in the body of a young girl?
Saima Haneef of Khangah Dogran in Punjab is experiencing the painful phenomenon and her doctors are unable to offer any medical reason for this.
The doctors have recovered at least 100 needles from her body through surgery during the past five months.
The process started with an abscess on her toe. Unable to bear the severe pain, she went to the doctor, who operated upon her abscess, extracting a needle. The patient became normal after the surgery.
However, it became a regular feature after some time. She felt pain in various parts of her body and doctors took out needles every time she was operated upon. Needles were recovered from her forehead, chin, back and arms.
Doctors and even ‘black magician’ have failed to diagnose the reasons or stop the painful process.
Dr Masood Shamim, who treats her, says medical science has no answer to the mysterious disease.
Saima’s father, a teacher, tried his best to conceal the fact to save the future of his daughter, who is of marriageable age.
He died of a heart attack recently, apperently because he could not bear the mental pressure.
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