This man was in agony and didn’t know why his foot and his sole were burning and causing him pain. It was only after a closer look that doctors discovered what was growing in his foot.
A Brazilian man was finding it hard to walk, and he could not explain how or where his pain was coming from, all he knew is that something was seriously wrong with his foot. The sensation was particularly horrible, and he couldn’t understand what was causing it.
Intense pain with each step
The man was admitted to the hospital for strong pain in his foot. He had been experiencing this constant, excruciating pain for a long time with every step he took, he knew something was wrong even if he couldn’t see what the cause was.
At the start, doctors couldn’t see anything and were a bit perplexed. However, they then looked a bit closer at the sole of the Brazilian man's foot. There, they found a little hair embedded deep in the heel of his foot.
When they looked a bit closer, doctors noticed that there were hairs actually growing from his heel, quite an unusual case! The hairs were causing him a lot of pain whenever he walked anywhere.
This man was suffering from a rare condition. In 60 years, only 27 similar cases have been recorded. So if you're experiencing any foot pain, hair growing from the bottom of your feet is probably not the cause... But in any case, you may want to check it out.