12-Year-Old Accused Of Being Pregnant Actually Had A 19-Pound Tumor Growing In Her Stomach

12-Year-Old Accused Of Being Pregnant Actually Had A 19-Pound Tumor Growing In Her Stomach
World
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

A 12-year-old girl who was accused of being pregnant actually was suffering from a tumor growing in her stomach, which ballooned to a massive 19 pounds.


Janet Roberts said middle schoolers at her daughter’s school in Jacksonville, Florida, began to gossip about her daughter as her stomach began to expand, and she was accused of being pregnant.


After multiple denials and negative pregnancy tests, doctors realized that it was actually a 19-pound tumor growing inside her abdomen.

“I was in shock,” Roberts told the First Coast News on Thursday about hearing reports from officials at her daughter’s school about the girl, who has not been named, looking pregnant this summer.

“To me it was a joke at first.”

The girl was bullied because other students assumed she was expecting.

“I tested her every two weeks and it was negative, then I said ‘if you’re not pregnant, something is going on here.’”

Roberts, the mother of four daughters, took the girl to the doctor and they discovered a massive tumor inhabiting the girl’s body. 

Thankfully, the tumor was benign.


She was rushed to the Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville for emergency surgery to remove the growth. 

“Because of her size, they had to drain two liter bottle of it before they could pull it out of her,” the mother explained.

Though the tumor has been extracted, doctors fear it could reappear.

Besides the medical concern, the bullying and emotional distress has had a negative effect on Roberts’ daughter.


“She has a hard time dealing with what happen to her. She’s writing notes about what happened and how the people treated her,” Roberts said.

Jordan Shepherd | Elite.

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Julian Sonny

From the sandy beaches of Hawaii, to the streets of New York: Julian has seen it all. His lifetime of travels has given him a broad scope of knowledge and an eclectic taste unlike any other in the tri-state area. Julian has often been compared to cultural icon, The Rock, because of his unequivocal work ethic and warrior-like stature.

More In World

World Sean Levinson

The Average Penis Sizes By Country May Or May Not Shock You (Photo)

This chart created by humor website 9gag is based on the average penis sizes around the world, and everyone’s probably pretty jealous of Congo right now. The original page doesn’t say where the statistics come from, but they definitely support some socially-perpetuated stereotypes. The US is below the global average and if it’s assumed the […]

World Sean Levinson

Chechen Leader Detains 1,000 Wedding Guests All Night Over Missing Phone

The head of Chechnya has a widely publicized addiction to Instagram, often posting photos several times a day featuring everything from food to exotic animals to religious rhetoric. Ramzan Kadyrov has also repeatedly been accused of abusing his power, and the two habits crossed paths on Saturday when the 37-year-old attended a lavish wedding with […]

Also On Elite

World

Chinese Woman Cuts Off Ex-Husband’s Alleged Mistress’s Boobs As Revenge

A Chinese woman lost both her breasts in a brutal, gruesome attack from a former coworker who thought she was sleeping with her ex-husband. Xiao Lin, 27, was watching TV at her home in southeastern China’s Guangdong province when she heard a knock at the door. The door was kicked open when she answered, knocking […]

Humor

Coca-Cola May Be Telling Us To Pop Molly With Its New Advertisement (Photo)

It has to be difficult for Coca-Cola’s marketing team to advertise for Coke, considering the drink shares a name with a drug that has vaguely similar energy-boosting effects. Emphasis on “vaguely.” Tyler Lemco of YouTube’s Epic Meal Time tweeted this picture of an advertising campaign done by Coca-Cola, that pairs Coke with the popular rave […]

Humor

Young Girl With Superhuman Grip Defies Gravity In Funhouse (Video)

Anyone who has been to a sketchy fair or traveling carnival has likely been inside a funhouse, and anyone who has been in a funhouse knows that they are a shining example of false advertising. Distorted mirrors and organ music can be fun or a little while, but if I were allowed to name them, […]

Humor

Man Buys Every Pie At Burger King To Get Revenge On Yelling Kid And Mother

English soccer fans have no shortage of… colorful songs and phrases at their disposal. But, there’s something about the incredibly juvenile nature of “Who ate all the pies?” that sets it apart from the “Ole Ole Ole!s” of the world. The chant is normally used to poke fun at players who could stand to lose […]