doctors remove spider from woman's ear canal omg

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  1. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    Doctors remove spider hiding in woman’s ear canal
    By Eric Pfeiffer, Yahoo! News | The Sideshow – 16 hrs ago

    A woman who went to China's Changsha Central Hospital complaining of itching in the left side of her head was told by doctors that the source of irritation was a spider that had been living inside her ear canal for five days.

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    Doctors reportedly used a saline solution to flush out the spider in order to avoid having the spider burrow deeper inside the canal or bite her.

    The flushing technique was successful and the woman reportedly wept with gratitude after being told the spider was removed. Doctors say they believe the spider entered the woman's home while the home was undergoing renovations, and crawled into her ear while she was sleeping.

    A report by CNN states that spiders and other bugs are appearing in greater numbers this summer due to warm weather and drought conditions across the U.S.

    "All insects are cold-blooded, so in extreme heat they develop quicker, which results in more generations popping up now compared to previous summers," Jim Fredericks, an entomologist and wildlife ecology expert with the National Pest Management Association, told the network.
     
  2. Cheri

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    Sweet merciful Jesus, that picture :worried:
     
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    Shivvy 100k Post Club

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    Read that last night. my ear started bothering me right away
     
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    beetlejosh I got a head that's large Gold

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    They should have just called HAL so he could've pissed in her ear to flush the spider out.
     
  5. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    i had a similar experience a few years ago while on a field trip in arizona. not able to find a campground, we stayed at a city park where we threw our sleeping bags down on the cement floor of an open shelter. the next morning, i felt something in my ear but couldn't remove it. all the way to the very large array in new mexico, it bothered me. after pulling up in the parking lot, i put my finger in my ear and something black came out. i don't know what it was because i was so totally grossed out, i flung it immediately. i'm still traumatized to this day. :scream:
     
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    :jj:
     
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    :puke:
     
  8. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    i know right? :ohnoes:
     
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    Cool.
     
  10. Chiva

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    This is why I dont camp.
     
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    When I was a kid, there was a show called Night Gallery, like a second-rate, schlocky version of Twilight Zone. One episode that always freaked me out was about a (real) insect called an earwig...the legend is that they'll crawl in your ear while you sleep, and slowly eat their way into your brain, and lay their eggs there....Apparently it's never really been documented, but just the idea skeeves me out big time. I did have a roach try to get in there once....Uber disturbing....

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    close this fucking thread.
     
  14. Thelonious Davis

    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

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    when i was like 6 my dad took me and my sister to our cabin it had a bunch of dirt steps heading up to it
    i guess i stepped on a yellow jacket nest. Long story short i had yellow jackets all in my clothes my hair and one had shoved itself sideways in my ear and kept biting me my ol man had to pop it out with a key
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    A couple of weeks ago I found an earwig in my sink, it freaked me out so much I smashed it and ground in the garbage disposal :jj:
     
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    A truly funny story.
     
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    One morning my husband and I were laying in bed and he says,"Goddamn! What's that noise???". I heard nothing. He started freaking out and he says, "I'm hearing these loud noises and they won't go away!" "I'm going insane!"....he starts shaking his head, and digging around in his ear canal, and eventually pulls out a spider about the size of a coriander seed. He was in shock and pissed off at the same time(like I was when the Lexus hit me :c). It still freaks him out when he remembers it to this day.
     
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    A truly funny story :rofl:
     
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    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    That is one of my worst nightmares. :scared:
     
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    Doctors had to remove my dad's foot from my ass a couple of times when I was growing up.