This spider crawls out of a woman’s ear, after the spider made its home in a person’s ear canal. 49-year-old Laxmi, a housewife, woke up after falling asleep for a couple of hours, she started feeling discomfort in her right ear. She tried to remove the particle with the help of her finger but failed. On experiencing, unbearable pain and discomfort, she asked her daughter to look into her ear with a torch.
The sharp pains followed by a feeling of discomfort was unbearable . Her husband rushed her to Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal to consult Dr. SANTOSH SHIVASWAMY Consultant – ENT AND HEAD &NECK SURGEON , Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal.Bangalor.
“It is common to see emergency room visits due to the presence of a foreign object in the ear and it takes a simple procedure to remove the object. However, when a living insect makes its way inside a human ear, the patient might get frightened making it difficult for the doctor to continue the procedure. It was a rare case to see a spider moving inside the ear canal,”