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4kg hairball removed from girl’s stomach

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A teenage girl has undergone surgery to remove a hairball weighing almost 4kgs from her stomach!

18 year old, Ayperi Alekseeva, from Kyrgyzstan, spent many years picking up hair off carpets and eating it, as well as chewing on the tips of her own hair.

The build up of hair in Ayperi’s stomach caused a blockage in her digestive system and left her unable to even drink a glass of water without being sick and she was losing weight due to being unable to eat.

The teen was brought to hospital by her parents who told doctors that their daughter had been complaining of severe stomach pains.

Doctors who performed emergency surgery on Ayperi say that if the teenager hadn’t sought medical attention when she did, she would have certainly have died from her dehydration and malnourishment.

In 50 years of medical records, no evidence of a hairball this large has been found.

Article written by  D Mulhern



48 Responses

  1. :0 :O Is this real?…
    Who eats hair off of carpets? I thought that your acid in your stomach would dissolve the hair but I thought wrong obliviously this girl has a habit with hair :)….

  2. picking hair of carpets! what made her think she could eat them without being sick also i agree with Shantai i thought it would disolve! D:

  3. Sick sick Sick sick Sick sick Sick sick Sick sick did I mention sick and grossssssssssssssss

  4. THAT IS DISGUSTING!!!!
    IT MAKES ME FEEL SICK JUST LOOKING AT IT
    SHE DESERVES IT !!!!

  5. Umm well i guess it is just a habit… I get the chewing of her own hair but umm off the floor???

  6. well…. I chew my hair rarely but I don’t eat it but still there’s no receon to be mean

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