Bizarre Medical Conditions You’ll Probably Only See in India

Here at First to Know, we report on a lot of bizarre medical conditions and one-of-a-kind issues, so we see a ton of stories originating from all over the world.

However, we’ve noticed that a majority of these stories have recently come out of India. We have no concrete reasoning for this, and we don’t assume it’s a country-specific problem. We just know, based on nothing but an observation, that the Indian sub-continent seems to be host to a lot of odd and unique medical conditions. And with one of the largest populations in the world, it may be due to purely statistics: The more people in a place, the more likely we’ll get stories from there.

With that in mind, we put together some of the most bizarre medical conditions we’ve only ever heard about from India. From abnormal growths to the world’s longest ectopic pregnancy, here are the most unusual Indian medical conditions, along with the stories of the people who have them. Click on the hyperlinked text in each to get the full post.

Check them out above.