Young man's stomach balloons in size and 'won't stop growing' amid some mystery disease

August 8, 2019  15:39

A mystery condition has left a 19-year-old Sujit Kumar, from Muzaffarpur, India with a stomach which won't stop growing, Daily Mail reported

According to local media, he noticed his stomach was swollen when he was just seven years old. However, he has no other symptoms associated with the gastrointestinal tract (e.g., vomiting or diarrhea). Mother spent years taking her son to consult doctors, but to no avail. They often provide him with medicine which can provide short-term pain relief. But it hasn't proved effective long term. 

He now needs an endoscopy, so doctors can figure out the next step and it has been suggested Mr Kumar goes to Delhi to see a specialist, but unfortunately it would cost too much money for the family. 

The young man has sought happiness in his work in a bike factory, where he started working a year ago.

“I love going to work. I work in a bike factory and have been doing it for a year now. My colleagues don't judge me and no one in the factory makes fun of me,” he said.

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