- Ridge Hospital has surfaced in the news again as a woman has narrated how a towel was left inside her for nine months after delivery
- According to her, it took the services of another hospital for the foreign object to be detected and removed
- She indicated that there was an unusual pain around a part of her belly which convinced her that an object lay inside her
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A woman whose identity has been blurred for security reasons has revealed that doctors at Ridge Hospital left a huge towel inside her tummy after she had a C-section at the regional hospital.
According to the Ghanaian mother who recounted the incident to Captain Smart on Accra-based Angel FM, the towel was left inside her for nine months until it was discovered and removed at a different hospital.
She indicated that her stitched wound took so long before healing and she constantly visited the other hospital from where she was usually referred back to Ridge Hospital.
Watch video from 2 hours 15 min to see the woman's narration:
Ridge Hospital, the lady narrates, had all her folders and medical records which were supposed to make treatment at the hospital more informed and effective.
She said after all forms of subsequent remedies were given to her she kept experiencing unusual pains at a particular area of her belly, which convinced her there was a foreign object inside of her.
She constantly complained to the new hospital and it was agreed they would carry out a surgical procedure on her during which it was discovered that a dark-looking object lay inside her.
The object was carefully pulled out and it turned out to be a huge towel that is thought to have been used to soak her blood during her C-section nine months back.
In another story regarding the aftermath of giving birth, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that National Democratic Congress flag-bearer John Mahama's running mate, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, offered to help a Ghanaian lady whose man disappeared after she gave birth to quadruplets
A report by Pulse.com.gh sighted by YEN.com.gh confirms that after hearing of the plight of the woman she decided to support her with GHc2,000 and promised to do more.
The Member of Parliament for Ellembelle and former Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, presented the donation on behalf of Prof. Opoku-Agyemang.
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