This Child was operated for having swallowed a cigarette lighter -viral message-fact behind the scene -schizophrenia
Recently May 2019 there is a viral message on whatsapp which is spreading fear in parents as it says
"This Child was operated for having swallowed a cigarette lighter. But can you imagine what all stuff the doctors discovered during the course of the operation. It is, therefore, necessary to pay attention to what small kids are upto...."
Along with this message video is forwarded
Common sense to apply :-
The food pipe is so small , even for adults it becomes difficult to swallow a large sized tablet. How a child can swallow such big objects shown in this viral video .
Only one who does not have touch with reality , does not understand what he or she is doing can only do this act of swallowing multiple hard objects. And I was right . I found the possible fact behind this video.
Here are the news from different websites dated Back in Aug 2017.
Website world of buzz news ,
This news also shows the viral video which we are discussing .
Other Indian websites also have reported this news in Aug 2017
This news from Dainik Bhaskar shows the same event.
Similar situation was seen by Doctors at Rajeev Gandhi General Hospital Chennai .
Here is the news :-
CHENNAI: Doctors at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital successfully removed multiple metallic objects from the stomach of a 52-year-old man, who was under the care of Institute of Mental Health, Ayanavaram, recently.
Read full news here .
In both conditions, patients are suffering from psychological disorders.
In the case with Indonesian person , it is said that he used hear voices telling him to swallow different objects .
This condition is schizophrenia.
You can read in detail about Schizophrenia here ..
This is psychological disorder which involves neurotransmitter imbalances in brain. Due to neurotransmitter imbalances person starts getting different types of hallucinations .
Hallucinations are prescriptions without any real stimulus in environment.
You can read more about hallucinations here .
In this case patient is most probably getting command hallucinations.
The hallucinations can be categorised as first person , second person , third person.
In first person hallucinations, patient starts hearing his own thoughts as voices , hearing voices out of blues. Sometimes thought echo.
Second person hallucinations are :- someone else is telling the person to do something .(in this case it second person hallucinations).
Third person hallucinations are " people are talking about me, there is sometimes running commentary , people are discussing amongst themselves .
Patient also starts getting strange thoughts which are not in touch with reality . They are called delusions.
Read more about delusions here .
It is very important to diagnose a case of Schizophrenia.
This disorder shatters all the factors of patient's life .
Social communication reduces, muttering to self, remaining aloof, avoiding food feeling someone is mixing something in food, keeping windows closed saying people are after me, are the common symptoms in Schizophrenia
Take away message :-
The disorder schizophrenia can be very frail to self and others . It is necessary to diagnose it as early as possible. It is a treatable condition'. Treatment improves quality of life of patients.
This is the possible fact behind viral message
This Child was operated for having swallowed a cigarette lighter. But can you imagine what all stuff the doctors discovered during the course of the operation. It is, therefore, necessary to pay attention to what small kids are upto...."
It took us the common mental disorder and it's details.