Stomach pain? Massive 3-pound hairball removed from 8-year-old girl
See video above about teen who bravely sung during surgery.It started when a young girl began chewing her hair when she was two.Fast forward six years, with the hair munching still ongoing, the now 8-year-old Feifei develops stomach pain and has fits of vomiting. Her concerned mother notices Feifei's belly has become swollen and rushes her to a hospital in southern China, according to a report in the Mirror.Doctors pumped out her stomach but did not find food residue — but a CT scan turned up something worse — a massive lump of tangled hair, the report said. Feifei underwent surgery to remove the whopping 3 pound hairball.Feifei is now recovering and starting to eat food, according to the report. The doctor who performed the surgery reminded parents to keep an eye on their children eating unusual things. Take a look at one woman's creation, weaving hair into jewelry, in the gallery below.
Kari Laconetti was singing off key because of a tumor in her brain. She had to do something extraordinary during surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital to get back on key. Humankind, USA TODAY
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