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The body is amazing thing. It can create life, run hundreds of miles and devour two chocolate cakes in one sitting. That's why we're told so often to take care of it and treat it like a temple. Which, truthfully most of us neglect to do. We have to stay on top of it's progress, and check it frequently for oddities and signs of trouble. But sometimes we discover oddities we just have to live with. The body is not perfect. (Unless you're Michael B. Jordan) And there sections that may be slightly... off. But no need to panic.

Redditor u/BeetleTooth4247 was hoping everyone was willing to share a few deets about personal anatomy by asking.... What's something that's not right about your body, but not serious enough to go to a doctor about?

The Catch

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I have a catch in my throat when I breathe- if I don't hit that catch I feel like I haven't gotten enough air. This means I take huge, deep breaths all the time, and it gets even worse with exercise. Doc says it ain't asthma, and he can't do anything about it so I just gave up on finding an answer.

AssociationJumpy

What I See

Sometimes I suddenly hear the void of nothing in one ear, and then sound slowly readjusts over a couple seconds.

And sometimes I notice that my eyes don't see objects as the same colors.

Weird but not really a problem so we just carry on.

Tvix

Kaboom!!

I experience something that's called "exploding head syndrome", something that is much less severe than the name might imply. Basically, sometimes, right as I'm on the edge of sleep, I'll hear a loud auditory hallucination that jolts me back awake. Pretty rare though - only happens to me maybe once a month.

The_sad_zebra

Streaked

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I've had a white section of hair since I was like 13. No clue why, it's just a part of my hair that grows without pigment. The rest is dark brown almost black.

Not_TheOriginal_Nico

The Upside Down

I have a bifid uvula (looks like a little upside-down heart that's hanging in the back of your mouth). I never had any problems from it, and it definitely wasn't caused by any of the things listed in the article I linked, but there it is.

Funny thing is, my twin has a normal uvula, and we're identical twins.

JustAnotherAviatrix

I'm a Mess

I have a minor issue in my right knee, a third (but tiny) nipple under my normal sized right one (which is slightly higher placed than the one on my left), asymmetrical abs and a slight'y blurry vision in my left eye.

Not necessarily wrong, but weird I guess.

Luke_of_the_D

textured palms....

The texture of the skin on my right palm changed after I was sick back in March - sometimes it's "bubbly" and really itchy, sometimes it looks just really tight and "glossy" and sometimes it's so dry that the skin is cracking up. I can definitely see a difference between the right and the left one, the little "roads" (fingerprints? on the palm) on my right palm aren't as visible anymore.

vittuillaan

The Talking Body

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My left knee and left elbow. Both had dislocation injuries.

I can tell about 2 days before the weather is going to turn to crap.

I remember one day I was complaining about my knee aching, and said "oh we're gonna have a storm in a few days." and he looked at me like I was crazy, pulled the weather up on his phone and was like "this says it's going to be sunny all week..."

Two days later a tornado hit our town. I'm like a chubby great value Shakira, these joints don't lie.

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My Butt Flesh

I used to have a hedgehog named Velcro. I'd let him run around on my bed. One morning I slid out of bed and got a sharp pain in my left ass cheek. I walked to the bathroom and saw that I had a half inch of quill lodged firmly in my haunch. I pulled out what I could and thought I got it all. It wept a few times and eventually healed.

It been 20 years, and I still have a scab on my butt that falls off once a month, and comes back in a few days. I can feel there's something deep under the skin, but because of the bad angle, there's no way I can take care of it without a dermatologist's help.

Kaladrax182

Bad Foot

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There's an indent on my right foot where a horse stepped on it. I never went to a doctor about it and I assume it is in fact broken but it's been almost 20 years.

starkpaella

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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