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Cause of Woman's Stomach Pain Leaves Doctors 'Dumbfounded'

Dental wire pierced woman's intestine after years lodged in body

(Newser) - If you've worn braces, you know it's a pain when orthopedic wires poke into your gums. As an Australian woman can attest, it's no fun when they pierce the small intestine, either. Doctors initially cited a gallbladder issue when the 30-year-old arrived at a hospital in Western... More »

Lawsuit: 11 Years in Braces Rotted Guy's Teeth

Now Devin Bost suing orthodontist for $185K

(Newser) - If you thought the couple years you spent in braces were bad, get a load of this: Devin Bost says he was in braces from age 7 to age 18—and that the 11 years he spent wearing them left many of his teeth rotten. Now Bost, 22, is suing... More »

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