Young man’s rectum fell out of his body after sitting on the toilet for too long playing games on his cellphoneBy Emily Lewis 1:49 PM February 13, 2018
A man lost part of his rectum after sitting on a toilet for too long while playing games, according to doctors in China.
The 30-year-old man of Zhongshan, who was not identified, said that he was sitting on the toilet for about 30 minutes trying to defecate on Sunday night.
The man was bored so he decided to play games on his cellphone.
After 30 minutes, he felt a large mass sticking out of his behind.
The man rushed to the Sixth Affiliated Hospital of the Sun Yat-sen University to seek treatment.
Dr. Su Dan, who treated the patient, said that the man suffered from rectal prolapse since he was a young child.
Part of his rectum occasionally fell out of his bottom but it always retracted.
However, this time was different.
Dr. Dan said that she believes sitting on the toilet for so long aggravated the condition and caused 6 inches of his rectum to detach from his body.
Surgeons removed part of his rectum and he is recovering.