Doctors filmed the terrifying moment when they found a live spider crawling through a woman's ear canal
In China, doctors found a live spider crawling through a woman's ear canal after she went to hospital complaining of itching and pain. The animal is believed to have lived in its new "lair" for at least a week, until its guest, a retiree, sought medical attention at the traditional Chinese medicine hospital in Mianyang, Sichuan province, China. South-western.
The woman was visited by Otolaryngologist Dr. Liu Jun, who said the elderly patient visited the hospital's surgery with her daughter. The woman, who comes from Yanting County, told doctors that her symptoms were ringing in the ears and occasional itching, followed by "stinging pain". Dr. Liu identified a spider web in the woman's ear canal and recommended that she undergo an otoscopy, a more thorough examination of the ear that revealed the presence of a spider that lived inside the ear canal.