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These 57 X-Rays Of Freaky Objects In The Human Body Are Shocking And Fascinating.

JULY 26, 2014

X-rays are a medical advancement that has been helping us for decades. Basically, they rock. They give us an entirely new point of view when it comes to finding and treating internal injuries. Those machines can capture some sincerely amazing images of the human body. They can also occasionally document some truly horrifying injuries. Seeing an injury in person is bad enough, but knowing what it's doing to you internally? That's even worse. These strange injuries were captured by x-ray technicians over the years. Check them out for yourself below, they're amazing and shocking at all once.

1. A construction worker unknowingly embedded a four-inch nail in his skull.

A construction worker unknowingly embedded a four-inch nail in his skull.

2. A Florida teen who had a spear fishing accident.

A Florida teen who had a spear fishing accident.

3. There's always time for a selfie, even when you accidentally shoot a nail into your brain.

There's always time for a selfie, even when you accidentally shoot a nail into your brain.

4. This man accidentally impaled himself in the eye with his pruning shears.

This man accidentally impaled himself in the eye with his pruning shears.

5. Nailed it.

Nailed it.

6. I'm not sure this person know's how to use sun glasses.

I'm not sure this person know's how to use sun glasses.

7. Those little spots are hundreds of gold acupuncture needles.

Those little spots are hundreds of gold acupuncture needles.

8. Robbers assaulted this man in India, and shoved the bottle up his rectum when he resisted. It was removed successfully.

Robbers assaulted this man in India, and shoved the bottle up his rectum when he resisted. It was removed successfully.

9. I feel bad for this person.

I feel bad for this person.

10. Watch your step.

Watch your step.

11. What the...?

What the...?

12. Sometimes you just have to left go of the past.

Sometimes you just have to left go of the past.

13. Could explain that headache.

Could explain that headache.

14. Those don't belong there.

Those don't belong there.

15. How are you gonna explain this one?

How are you gonna explain this one?

16. I'm not sure they needed an x-ray to see this one is broken.

I'm not sure they needed an x-ray to see this one is broken.

17. Probably the least painful looking one on this list.

Probably the least painful looking one on this list.

18. *cringe*

*cringe*

19. That's going to leave a mark.

That's going to leave a mark.

20. I'm not sure this person's day could get much worse.

I'm not sure this person's day could get much worse.

21. This woman's stomach contained a grand total of 78 pieces of cutlery.

22. Apparently, aerosol cans are pretty common foreign bodies found in people's rectums.

23. This guy swallowed a cockroach. Then he swallowed a fork while trying to get the cockroach out. What a rough day.

24. If you happen to have a pair of scissors in or around your mouth, please don't swallow them.

25. This guy had a deodorant bottle jammed inside his body. Doesn't it say on the label, "for external use only"?

26. That's one way to smuggle a cell phone into a big exam.

27. This terrorist further demonstrated his stupidity by swallowing a grenade without having anyway to detonate it.

28. A young girl thought that some metal objects were candies. You'd think she would've stopped after the first one. Luckily, she was okay.

29. This girl proved that love does strange things to people when she swallowed a bunch of cobblestones after getting angry at her boyfriend.