A CANCER op has left a pensioner with hair growing out of his tongue.
Melvyn Mansell, 74, says the weird sensation keeps him awake at night.
SWNS:South West News Service Pensioner Melvyn Mansell has been left with hair growing out of his tongue after a cancer operation
SWNS:South West News Service The 74-year-old says he’s been left waking up at 2am to pluck and trim the hairs
Surgeons at Oxford’s Churchill Hospital used tissue from the ex-hairdresser’s arm to rebuild his tongue a year ago after removing a tumour.
But Melvyn, from Headington, Oxon, said: “I’m waking up at 2am and having to trim it.
“They should provide laser treatment, but they said I had to go private, or pluck or trim it.
SWNS:South West News Service Melvyn had tissue taken from his arm to rebuild his tongue a year ago after removing a tumour
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