Warning: the linked article is not for the squeamish. In 2019, as in every other year, some strange medical stories made national and international headlines. Did you hear about the man who injected himself with his own semen? An erection that lasted nine days before treatment? If those make you cringe, you’ll really tense up when you read about certain parasites that caused extreme suffering one way or another. Read the synopses of five odd medical cases from the last year at Gizmodo, with links to the original reporting if you want to know more.
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