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Published on 04 May 2015 | over 3 years ago

Muscle Injections Almost Cost This Man His Arms
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Bodybuilder Romario Dos Santos Alves modeled himself on the Incredible Hulk and risked his life injecting oil into his arms. The 25-year-old turned to a cocktail of oil, painkillers and alcohol to pump up his biceps - with astounding results. Now the former bodyguard terrifies children with his super-sized muscles and is facing a catalogue serious health issues. The married dad-of-one says his experience of using the synthetic filler synthol cost him his sanity and nearly his life and he was even scheduled to have one of his arms amputated.

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Producer: John Balson, Dan Howlett, Chloe Browne
Editor: Joshua Douglas, Kyle Waters

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