A 22-year-woman revealed a fascinatingcondition she has in her body that makes her nose pops right back when she squishes it down. Ella Ford-Amendolagi shared her bizarre condition on a TikTok video she made in response to a trend asking people to reveal their ‘weird genetic mutations’ on TikTok.
Ella explains that she has no cartilage in her nose, which makes it so squishy, and thus, cannot be broken.In the 15-second clip, Ella squishes her nose with her thumb squishing it completely. Watch the surprising video here:
Her unique nose took netizens by surprise and the TikTok video got viral,racking up more than four million views and thousands of comments. One of the users suggests she should get into boxing/MMA.Another person wrote that the video ‘freaked him out at first’ but then he realised how cool and useful it was.
A person wrote that he has been living with his nose for 15 years and he still had to make sure that he couldn’t do what she did in the video.
In a similar post shared on Redditseven years ago, a man with the same condition had claimed that he has no cartilage in his nose and a doctor had explained the reason in the comments. Doctor wrote that he has cartilage in his nose or else it would not have a shape, collapsing on its own.
In a follow-up video responding to multiple questions about her nose, the 22-year-old Ella explained that she has a nasal bone. She is just ‘lacking in that structural cartilage that people do have.’ She addedabout having cartilage in her nose but ‘its just more elastic type’.
One concerned user asked how things have been for her or if she had any nasal problems ever. He asks if anyone in her family has the same condition, to which she replied, “No nasal or breathing problems. Me, my dad and sisters all have this.”
Another person asked if she has a lack of cartilage anywhere else, like ears or any joint problems. Ellareplied saying that it’s just in her nose.A curioususer asked if she felt any pain when she got her nose pierced.
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