In a bizarre and shocking case, doctors in China, successfully removed a three-foot-long phone cable from a pensioner using laser technology in northeast China.
The sexagenarian apparently thought of inserting a cable up his male appendage to stop itchiness in the urethra that was caused by prosatitis, an inflammation of the prostate, reported Mail Online.
However, the cable tied a knot in the bladder and caused bleeding when the man tried to pull it out himself.
According to Kankan News, the man inserted a one-metre-long (3ft) phone charging cable into his penis to relieve the itchiness caused by the inflammation.
He was rushed to the Dalian Hospital where Dr Gao Zhanfeng, a urologist at the hospital noticed the cable, measured five millimetres (0.2inches) wide, had tied a knot inside the man's bladder under a scan.
Speaking about t Dr Gao said that the knot kept on getting tighter whenever the patient tried to pull it out causing bleeding in the bladder.
Dr Gao decided to user lasers to cut the knots inside and pulled the cable out by sections.
He said the patient was lucky for not inserting any metal or hard materials, otherwise the bladder could be impaled by the sharp objects.