Man with severe headache finds chopsticks up his nose

Man with severe headache finds chopsticks up his nose

How? What? Why? So many questions...

A pair of chopsticks on a side plate
A pair of chopsticks on a side plate/Pexels/@RachelClaire

We were never quite prepared for this story, but here we are. 

A man who was suffering from a headache for five months, to the point where he was losing his sight, made a shocking discovery when he visited the doctor. 

After being admitted to the Cuba Friendship Hospital in the city of Dong Hoi in Vietnam’s Quang Binh province, doctors put him through a CT Scan. 

The scan interestingly revealed that he had "two foreign objects protruding from his nose into his brain. Upon thorough examination, the objects were identified as broken chopsticks…" (Oddity Central)

How can anyone have broken chopsticks in their nose entering their skull and not remember how it got there?

"Asked how the chopsticks might have found their way into his skull, the 35-year-old patient was initially as baffled as his doctors, but he later remembered an incident he had been involved in five months prior that could help explain his situation." (Oddity Central)

It seems that he was involved in a bar altercation around five months prior to the scan. A bar brawl that ended with him in the emergency room. 

But it seems the doctors who saw him didn't notice the chopsticks up his nose. Weirdly enough, he also doesn't remember the other man shoving the chopsticks into this skull through his nose. 

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"After considering all the options, the medical team decided to perform endoscopic surgery through the nose, combined with microsurgery to close the patient’s cranial fistula and remove the pair of broken chopsticks." (Oddity Central)

The man is recovering well and even more weirdly, we heard that there was another similar incident years ago with a woman who got into an altercation with her sister. 

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