The Hidden Nastiness: Unveiling the Dark Side of Common Things

Mason Riverwind

Updated Thursday, November 2, 2023 at 12:54 AM CDT

The Hidden Nastiness: Unveiling the Dark Side of Common Things

The Unseen Reality of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are often misunderstood and underestimated. Many people associate these conditions with frequent bathroom visits, but the reality is far more severe. Fissures, fistulas, fevers, extreme pain, extreme fatigue, depression, anemia, drug side effects, joint pain, painful and horrific surgeries, mouth sores, and skin disorders are just a few of the additional challenges that individuals with these diseases face. Unfortunately, these aspects are rarely discussed in drug company ads, leading to a lack of awareness and empathy.

The Harsh Truth of Cancer

Cancer is widely known for its nastiness, but few truly comprehend the extent of its cruelty until they experience it firsthand. One Reddit user, jdizzle161, shares a personal account of witnessing their mother's battle with stage 4 ovarian cancer. Given weeks to live, she defied the odds with the help of an oncologist who performed a complex surgery, removing tumors and reconstructing her internal organs. Multiple rounds of chemotherapy, hospital visits, illness, and debilitating side effects followed. The user admits that despite witnessing their mother's ordeal, they could never have imagined the true extent of the suffering until they faced cancer themselves. Nausea, neuropathy, and a myriad of unpredictable side effects further highlight the relentless nature of this disease.

The Filthiness of Luggage

While diseases like Crohn's and cancer are internal battles, there are also external sources of nastiness that often go unnoticed. One Reddit user, jgilbs, draws attention to the uncleanliness of luggage. These travel companions are rolled through airports, where floors can be contaminated with bodily fluids, including u****. After being exposed to such unsanitary conditions, people often place their luggage on beds, unknowingly transferring germs and bacteria to hotel comforters that are rarely washed. This realization adds an extra layer of disgust to the already unsettling reality of unclean hotel bedding.

There are numerous aspects of daily life that are nastier than people realize. Diseases like Crohn's and ulcerative colitis bring forth a range of painful symptoms and complications that extend far beyond frequent bathroom visits. Cancer, despite its well-known reputation for nastiness, surprises even those who have witnessed its effects firsthand. Additionally, seemingly harmless objects like luggage can harbor unseen filth, posing potential health risks. By shedding light on these hidden aspects, we can foster greater understanding and empathy for those facing these challenges and encourage a more hygienic approach to everyday items.

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