Abul Bajandar sits at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Monday. AFP
Abul Bajandar has had 25 operations since 2016 to remove growths from his hands and feet caused by a rare syndrome.
Doctors had believed they had beaten the disease but Bajandar fled a Dhaka clinic in May last year following a relapse.
The 28-year-old father of one was readmitted to hospital in January because the condition worsened, with some growths several inches long.
"I cannot bear the pain anymore. I can't sleep at night. I asked the doctors to cut off my hands so I can at least get some relief," he told AFP.
His mother Amina Bibi supported the plea. "At least he will be free of pain. It's a hellish condition," she told AFP.
Bajander suffers from epidermodysplasia verruciformis, a rare genetic condition also known as "tree man syndrome".
Bajandar said he wanted to go abroad for better treatment, but he does not have the money to cover the expenses.
Samanta Lal Sen, the chief plastic surgeon at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, said a board of seven doctors will discuss Bajandar's condition on Tuesday.
"He gave his personal opinion. But we will do whatever is the best solution for him," said Sen.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina promised free treatment for Bajandar after his plight made national and international headlines.
Bajander lived in the hospital's private wing for nearly two years during his first round of treatment.
Fewer than half a dozen people around the world are believed to have the syndrome.
The hospital also treated a young Bangladeshi girl suffering from the condition in 2017.
Doctors declared her surgery a success, but her father later said the growths had returned in even greater numbers and the family halted the treatment and returned to their village.
Half-centuries from Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis lifted Sri Lanka to 294-8 in the third and final one-day international as they seek to whitewash Bangladesh in a three-match series in Colombo on Wednesday.
Colombo: An all-round team performance from Sri Lanka saw them secure a comprehensive 122-run win in the third ODI against Bangladesh, completing a 3-0 series whitewash. Batting first, Sri Lanka got close to 300 on the back of a combined batting performance, headlined by Angelo Mathew’s 87,
India opener Rohit Sharma hit his fourth century of the World Cup as Virat Kohli's side booked their place in the semi-finals with a 28-run win over Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Tuesday.
The national flag of Bangladesh is red and green, but the Tigers' jersey unveiled on Monday for the tournament starting later this month in England and Wales was green and white.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) spokesman Jalal Yunus said cricket's world governing body had originally asked it to drop the red colour due to "commercial complications," but relented following a subsequent request from the BCB.
The planned Ilisu dam reservoir would completely or partially flood 199 villages and the ancient town of Hasankeyf, which are home to up to 78,000 people. Additionally up to 3,000 nomadic families would suffer directly. "
Hypothyroidism develops when the thyroid doesn’t make enough hormones. As a result, your metabolism slows down. As thyroid activity slows, the level of T4 in your body decreases, and the level of TSH increases to encourage the thyroid gland to raise T4 production.
Cabbage is part of most of the world's cooking history. Perhaps most famously, it was one of the only sources of sustenance in famine-ravaged Ireland in the mid-19th century.
According to the World Resources Institute, an estimated $750 billion worth of food is lost or wasted globally each year throughout the supply chain. That waste contributes massively to emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases.