Gross Pictures

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Zipper Tongue

Gross Pictures. Image originated on Worth1000.com

A gallery of viral images notable for their "ick" factor. Some of these "gross pictures" are authentic, others are fakes. As you'll see, it's not always easy to tell which is which.

Warning: Some viewers may find these images unnerving or offensive!

Viral image purports to show the latest achievement in body modification: a surgically split tongue with a zipper!

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Worm Found in Patient's Eye

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

When the doctors operated, what was thought to be a growth or cyst actually turned out to be a live worm; what was thought initially to be mere dust in the patient's eye was actually an insect's egg!

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Crocodile Eats Golfer

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

The impatient golfer was never located, but his clubs were found on the hole. Three days later, "Ole Mose" was spotted on the seventh hole and was an immediate suspect...

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Breast Infestation 1

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

This image purports to document the medical case of a female anthropologist who failed to seek treatment for a skin rash and wound up with an infestation of larvae in her breast. Not a pretty picture.

More: Infestation of Larvae in Human Breast

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Dead Wife Coffee Table

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

According to this forwarded email, Arizona resident Jeff Green preserved the body of his dead wife Lucy in a specially-built glass coffee table, which is on display in his living room.

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Snake Swallows Man 1

Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Viral images purport to show a gigantic snake — variously alleged to be an anaconda, python, or boa constrictor — swallowing a human being whole.

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Snake Swallows Man 2

Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Viral images purport to show a gigantic snake — variously alleged to be an anaconda, python, or boa constrictor — swallowing a human being whole.

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Brain Maggots 1

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Photos show a man whose brain allegedly became infested with maggots (or "worms") as a result of letting an ingrown hair go untreated (or eating sushi, depending on version).

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Brain Maggots 2

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Photos show a man whose brain allegedly became infested with maggots (or "worms") as a result of letting an ingrown hair go untreated (or eating sushi, depending on version).

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Brown Recluse Spider Bite 1

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

This rather disturbing sequence of images purports to show the progressive deterioration of a wound caused by the bite of the poisonous brown recluse spider.

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Brown Recluse Spider Bite 2

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

This rather disturbing sequence of images purports to show the progressive deterioration of a wound caused by the bite of the poisonous brown recluse spider.

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Brown Recluse Spider Bite 3

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

This rather disturbing sequence of images purports to show the progressive deterioration of a wound caused by the bite of the poisonous brown recluse spider.

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Brown Recluse Spider Bite 4

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

This rather disturbing sequence of images purports to show the progressive deterioration of a wound caused by the bite of the poisonous brown recluse spider.

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Brown Recluse Spider Bite 5

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

This rather disturbing sequence of images purports to show the progressive deterioration of a wound caused by the bite of the poisonous brown recluse spider.

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Brown Recluse Spider Bite 6

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

This rather disturbing sequence of images purports to show the progressive deterioration of a wound caused by the bite of the poisonous brown recluse spider.

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Queen and Scottish Soldiers

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Emailed image shows Queen Elizabeth of England sitting amidst a group of kilt-wearing Scottish soldiers, one of whom reveals a wee bit too much of his manhood.

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Dead Frog in Can of Peas 1

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

In this forwarded email, an irate consumer complains about finding a tiny dead frog inside a can of Kroger peas. Photos attached!

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Dead Frog in Can of Peas 2

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

In this forwarded email, an irate consumer complains about finding a tiny dead frog inside a can of Kroger peas. Photos attached!

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Super-Skinny Fashion Model 1

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Viral images purport to show extremely emaciated fashion models.

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Super-Skinny Fashion Model 2

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Viral images purport to show extremely emaciated fashion models.

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Super-Skinny Fashion Model 3

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Viral images purport to show extremely emaciated fashion models.

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Super-Skinny Fashion Model 4

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Viral images purport to show extremely emaciated fashion models.

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Man Eats Baby 1

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

"Dear Guide: I received an email last week which was quite disturbing and, to say the least, disgusting. It is about dead babies that can be bought from hospitals in Taiwan for $70 to meet the high demand for grilled and barbequed babies!"

More: Do They Eat Babies in China?

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Man Eats Baby 2

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

"Dear Guide: I received an email last week which was quite disturbing and, to say the least, disgusting. It is about dead babies that can be bought from hospitals in Taiwan for $70 to meet the high demand for grilled and barbequed babies!"

More: Do They Eat Babies in China?

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Corset Piercing 1

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Viral images depict a "new summer trend" in body modification called "corset piercing."

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Corset Piercing 2

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Viral images depict a "new summer trend" in body modification called "corset piercing."

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Breast Infestation 2

Gross Pictures. Screen shot of medical video

This image purports to document the medical case of a female anthropologist who failed to seek treatment for a skin rash and wound up with an infestation of larvae in her breast. Not a pretty picture.

More: Infestation of Larvae in Human Breast

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Half Human, Half Animal

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Most copies of this viral image are accompanied by a caption reading, "Look at the human dog!" In reality, it's a sculpture created by artist Patricia Piccinini.

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Grizzly Bear Victim

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Email caption: "This is not a joke and is pretty gross. If you are faint of heart or stomach don't look at grizz.jpg. This is why you don't mess with Grizzly bears! Warning the Grizzly picture is pretty gross, it's what's left of one of his victims!"

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Weightlifting Mishap

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

This shocking image, origin unknown, purports to show a weightlifter suffering from a prolapsed rectum after attempting to lift more weight than his innards could bear.

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Motorcycle or Boating Accident

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Depending on which version you receive, the caption accompanying this emailed photo claims this poor patient was impaled on a fencepost after losing control of his motorcycle or boat.

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Maggots in Oreos 1

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Emailed photo purports to show an infestation of maggots or insect eggs in the cream filling of an Oreo cookie made in China.

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Maggots in Oreos 2

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Emailed photos purport to show an infestation of maggots or insect eggs in the cream filling of an Oreo cookie made in China.

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Polar Bear Attack 1

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Emailed photos graphically document injuries sustained by the survivor of a polar bear attack in the Yukon.

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Polar Bear Attack 2

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Emailed photos graphically document injuries sustained by the survivor of a polar bear attack in the Yukon.

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Polar Bear Attack 3

Gross Pictures. Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Emailed photos graphically document injuries sustained by the survivor of a polar bear attack in the Yukon.

Polar Bear Attack