An unnamed 69-year-old man in England who couldn’t stand the itch from his hemorrhoids any longer grabbed a toothbrush to help scratch them — and lost it. Doctors found it on an x-ray, deep inside his rectum, and had to remove it with surgical tools. “This is a surprising use for a toothbrush,” said a spokeswoman for the British Dental Association. “We would recommend that people use toothbrushes in the way they are intended.” (PA) ...Right: with toothpaste.
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