A frightened mum rushed her daughter to Hospital this week, after she noticed an odd shaped bruise or rash on her chin.

Medical experts at Mackay Base Hospital ED examined the child’s chin and quickly diagnosed her with Ooshie-itis and Simba the Oosie was the culprit.

Simba had been suctioned to her daughter’s chin, causing the suspicious looking mark.

The bruise later disappeared and the little girl is expected to make a full recovery.

Not the first case either!

ED nurses at the Hospital admitted the Woolies collectables have been responsible for a few nasty bruises recently.

Has your child done the same? Share your comments below

  • I have no words…


  • Glad it was only a mark and nothing too serious. Kids always find ways to do some silly things.


  • Oh gosh, the things kids do. Least it didn’t go in her mouth!


  • I don’t understand… why was it suctioned onto her face. Is this what kids get up to?


  • This is the most oddest article ive read lol


  • At least it’s not a very dangerous problem!


  • Lucky it was just a mark and nothing worse.


  • Of course they do they have a hole in them!

    • Exactly! This sort of things has happened with other toys.


  • it can suck your skin into it if you are not careful!


  • This happening didn’t even cross my mind but kids are kids and little things like this happen


  • This does occur with toys that can cause suction – so care always needs to be taken with toys.


  • I actually got a bit worried reading the heading of this article but what a relief it wasn’t something viral.


  • We don’t collect these but apart from the fright of Mum not knowing what it was it seems fairly harmless.


  • My youngest daughter likes to collect them with her boyfriend. But I can see how this can happen so easily with younger children.

    • Indeed, they’re just not suitable for younger children like a lot of other toys aren’t.


  • Just shows what this silly collection mania can do.


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