What is Rapunzel Syndrome Caused By?
- Tight Ponytails
- Chewing Your Hair
- Using Blow Dryers
- High Elevation
Answer: Chewing Your Hair
Doctors published a paper about a 38-year-old woman suffering from a variety of abdominal issues like nausea, unexplained weight loss, and loss of appetite.
Doctors were stumped. Was it an E. Coli contamination? An infection they should treat with antibacterial medications? Send her home with some Advil or Tylenol painkillers?
Eventually, after doctors exhausted all other options, they decided to cut open her abdomen… and what they found was crazy!