Doctors remove steel cup from blokes rectum 10 days after friends inserted it
A man had to get a steel cup removed from his rectum 10 days after it was inserted by his friends in a drunken prank.
The cup, which was around 3-4ins (8cm) in diameter and 6ins (15cm) long, was surgically removed at a local hospital.
The 45-year-old man, who hails from Balipadar, India, was enjoying a night out drinking with his friends on Friday (August 19) in Gujarat, an Indian state where alcohol is illegal.
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The unfortunate situation occurred, according to reports, when the victim’s friends admitted that they had inserted the sizeable steel cup up his rectum whilst he was in an "inebriated state" as part of a "prank".
The man had his family members rush him to the hospital after they found out about the shocking incident, local media reported.
The news outlet also said that the man did not immediately report the incident after it happened due to fears of embarrassing himself.
An X-ray at MKCG Medical College and Hospital at Berhampur city showed that the cup was found stuck in his intestine as NDTV India confirmed that they removed the cup after 10 days when the man's stomach started swelling as he had not defecated since the incident.
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The doctors had initially attempted to retrieve the cup through the rectum, but they were then forced to resort to surgery due to the size of the object.
The entire procedure had taken two-and-a-half hours in total to complete as doctors had to cut through the intestine to retrieve the steel cup retrieve it.
The man is currently recovering in hospital following his surgery and is said to be stable as he will remain another four-five days in hospital under observation.
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