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Although Coombs went through most of her life with the pubic hair-growing patch, she recently decided she wanted it fixed.

A woman has pubic hair growing on her face from a crotch skin graft, and doctors are confused

Doctors didn't know why the woman's surgeon chose groin skin because skin grafts typically come from the butt, thighs, arms, or back.
A man was left with only a "penile stump" after contracting gangrene on his penis.

A man was left with a ‘penile stump’ after contracting gangrene and requiring surgery

The 43-year-old was receiving treatment for end-stage kidney failure when doctors discovered gangrene on the tip of his penis during an examination.
Testicular cancer is rare and one of the more treatable forms of cancer.

A man received a testicle from his twin brother in one of the first transplants of its kind

The 36-year-old was born without testicles. The procedure is rare because it requires the donor to also contribute his sperm to the recipient.

Heart surgeries like bypasses may not be necessary for blocked arteries, according to groundbreaking new research

Drug therapy might be as effective as common surgeries like bypasses and stents, according to new research from the federal government shows
Robert Chelsea before and after his face transplant.

A 68-year-old man became the first black patient to receive a full face transplant ever, and his quick recovery has been astonishing

Robert Chelsea suffered burns over 60% of his body and face after his car was struck by a drunk driver in 2013. He received a face transplant in July.

A woman ‘starved to death’ 10 years after weight-loss surgery, losing 75% of her body weight

Bariatric surgeries are typically safe and require thorough preparation and follow-up. Life-threatening complications are rare, but possible.
Rodrigo Alves, known as "the Human Ken Doll," has suffered health complications from more than 70 cosmetic surgeries.

The ‘human Ken doll’ has spent more than $750,000 on 72 cosmetic surgeries, and doctors warn that his addiction has gotten dangerous

Surgical addiction, or the urge to continue going under the knife for aesthetic reasons, is a rare but dangerous risk of cosmetic surgery.

Ruby Rose posted a graphic video of her emergency neck surgery on Instagram after she herniated 2 discs while filming stunts

'Batwoman' actress Ruby Rose shared a graphic video of her emergency neck surgery with her 14.2 million Instagram followers after a stunt injury.
The dentures were lodged in his larynx for about a week.

A man’s dentures got stuck in his throat during surgery. It took surgeons over a week to dislodge them.

A new case study tells of a 72-year-old man whose dentures were lodged in his larynx for eight days.
The Koorana Crocodile Farm posted about the surgical plate a farmer found in a roughly 15-foot long crocodile named MJ.

An Australian farmer found a surgical plate and 6 screws inside the stomach of a 15-foot crocodile — and he thinks it could solve a missing pers...

The farmer, John Lever, told local media outlets he believes the plate may have belonged to a human, and hopes to help solve a missing persons case.