Report: Bulimic woman gets knife stuck in her throat

Posted at 12:44 PM, Aug 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-07 12:44:08-04

ATLANTA – According to a report from, a bulimic woman who inserted a table knife down her throat to prove she has no gag reflex landed in an Atlanta emergency room instead.

The 30-year-old woman was attempting to show her friends the trick when the knife slid down and lodged itself inside of her throat, officials say.

The New England Journal of Medicine published X-ray images showing the knife lodged in the 30-year-old’s esophagus.

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