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Trauma

Celebrities missing fingers: Megan Fox

I come from generation who never jerked off to Angelina Jolie.

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Regeneration

Get Default: Valentin Dikul

This is Valentin Dikul (b. 1948), Russian circus weightlifter.

When he was 14, safety equipment gave way and he fell 13 meters down on the arena, breaking his spine. Dikul was doomed for a cheerless life in a wheelchair.

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Amputation in fiction: Captain Hook

Peter Pan is a great… I guess we can call it franchise. It’s vivid, interesting and appealing to both children and adults. Much like modern Shrek. Shrek, by the way, has a cameo of the play villain, Captain Hook, in second installment of the series.

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Regeneration Trauma

How to treat ingrown toe nail

Ingrown toe nail is a serious problem, with a threat of inflammation, edema and infection. It should be treated at once.

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Medical History

Month Four: A dent in the regrowing fingernail

Twelve weeks have passed since my thumb lost its tip.

As you can see, the removed fingernail is slowly growing back.

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Trauma

Amputation in fiction: The Lost Symbol

Dan Brown is one of the greatest literature discoveries in the recent years. His most famous book is Angels & Demons, which led him to international stardom. Much of the book criticism is based on Dan Brown not being the first one: a number of guys raised the same topic of religious symbolism before Brown, including Umberto Eco. Well, those books passed unnoticed by the general public because they are damn boring, while Angels & Demons is a page-turner.

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Medical History

Month Three: The shape

Two months has passed since the thumb tip amputation. The nail is slowly growing back.

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Trauma

Ultimate contraception: Young girl breasts amputation

Apart from female circumcision, young girls suffer another mutilation: breast ironing.

The procedure includes stick beating up 10-12 y.o. daughters breasts and burning them with heated stones. And the poor child is tortured by her own mother.

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Regeneration

Relieve back pain and constrained spine

Humans are the only orthograde species. Other creatures, even bipedal ones, tend to bend their body during movement.

The payback for hauty posture is indispensable pain in the back.

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Trauma

Amputation in disguise: Diabetes

Another condition may result in amputation. It is called diabetic foot, and as the name suggests, diabetes is the cause.