Man swallows 50p coin after his friends 'put it in his beer for a joke' 

Mail Online | 1/16/2019 | Stephen Matthews Health Editor For Mailonline
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A man accidentally swallowed a 50p and 20p coin after his friends put them in his beer for a joke.

The 29-year-old, who hasn't been identified, almost instantly regurgitated the smaller coin when he made himself vomit.

Piece - Weeks - Doctors

However, the 50p piece, which are around 1inch-wide (2.5cm), stayed inside him for at least ten weeks, doctors have revealed.

The bizarre tale was published in the prestigious British Medical Journal Case Reports, which features an array of strange mishaps.

Man - A - E - County - Hospital

The man went to A&E at County Hospital Hereford two-and-a-half weeks after the incident, complaining of abdominal cramps.

He told doctors what had happened and revealed he regurgitated the 20p coin immediately after drinking it.

Man - Body - Stools - Case - Report

The man had become worried because he had yet to spot the 50p leave his body through his stools, the case report revealed.

Medical scans then confirmed the coin was still inside him.

Doctors - Return - Week - Coin - Stools

Doctors told him to continue his normal diet and return to hospital a week later if he still hadn't spotted the coin in his stools.

He visited again a week-and-a-half later,...
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