3-year-old Girl Eats Bricks and Light Bulbs

by Savitha C Muppala on  September 28, 2011 at 12:12 AM Lifestyle News
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A rare illness called Pica , is causing a three year old girl to experience odd cravings such as eating bricks , plants or even a light bulb.
 3-year-old Girl Eats Bricks and Light Bulbs
3-year-old Girl Eats Bricks and Light Bulbs

Natalie Hayhurst, given her tender age, is unable to control these urges even though she knows that she can actually die consuming lethal non-edible stuff.

Since there is a continuous risk of poisoning, the girl's family has to be constantly watchful of what she consumes.

The most terrifying moment was when the little girl consumed an entire light bulb. She had to undergo emergency surgery to remove the glass from her stomach.



Source: Medindia

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