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Family of cockroaches found living inside man’s ear

This man’s medical emergency will have have you reaching for a Q-tip. Doctors in China were shocked to discover that a man’s earache was caused by around a dozen cockroaches that had hatched in his hearing canal. The 24-year-old man — identified only as Mr. Lv — was admitted in October to Sanhe Hospital in the Guangdong Province, where he complained of a “sharp pain” in his right ear. “He said his ear hurt a lot, like something was scratching or crawling inside,” Dr. Zhong Yijin, an ear, nose and throat specialist at the clinic, told AsiaWire. “It caused a lot of discomfort.” Lv also told the docs his family had previously shone a light in his ear to reveal what looked like a large bug inside. The doctor soon conf ...
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