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Teen's post-op reaction leaves mum in stitches

Upon waking from the anaesthesia, 18-year-old Raegan descended into an unexpected delirium, claiming her tongue had "split in two" and her mouth refused to open. The young patient's anaesthesia-induced confusion triggered a wave of emotion, leading her to believe her surgery had left her with a permanent speech impairment. A glimpse in the mirror confirmed her bizarre assumption that her tongue, to her, appeared cleaved in two. To calm her daughter down, Laura promised her a delicious tropical smoothie.

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