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Nightmare Fuel: Spider Crawls Into Womans Ear While Sleeping, Lives There For Five Days (WARNING: PICTURE)

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Peekaboo!

Because nobody should ever sleep again, a woman in China recently had a spider removed from her ear that had snuck in there while she was napping and took up residence for five days. No clue what it was eating, but my guess is wax. Or lice.

Fortunately for the woman, there was some good news - doctors told her the problem would have been far worse if she had tried to scratch it.


At first the medics planned to use tweezers to grab the spider and pull it out - but they were worried that creature might bite the patient.

Instead, Dr Liu Sheng and his colleagues poured a saline solution into the ear and waited for the spider to leave on its own.

Fingers crossed it didn't lay any eggs...

LOL @ "Fingers crossed it didn't lay any eggs..." Whoever wrote that article should start writing horror novels. Or at least tell scary stories around the campfire. Oooh oooh -- tell the one about the guy with a hook for a hand again!

Thanks to robert and Chaygavvara, who just bought stock in earmuffs.

There are Comments.
  • christina

    its not a spider its ear wax i have a lot stuck in my ear

  • christina

    oh no I feel moving in my ear ahhhhhhhhhhhh

  • ZomBBombeR

    Wow, almost makes me feel lucky I only eneded up with an earwig in my nose one time, still disgusting way to be awoken from a deep sleep, lol.

  • Andrew St. Andrew

    Oh god...

  • Jonathan Trovillion-Griffin

    Fuck you sir! Fuck you indeed now i will have to sleep with earplugs and a mouth-guard.... and possibly something for my anus.

  • So technically she was penetrated by a spider who she was sleeping with?

  • Bleach in the ears - the only way.

  • BillGatesIsYourDaddy

    5 days?!? WTF? She could not figure this out on days 1-4? I freak when I get water stuck in my ear. How did she have a creepy crawly in her ear for 5 days?

  • This is actually pretty common. Trust me, I was a country Doctor in Mexico :S

  • WTF why would you make that the featured image, #vomit.

  • n_a_a_s

    I remember reading somewhere that the average person eats 2 spiders a year in their sleep. I prefer to be awake when trying to enjoy is nice spider but I'm also not average

  • sointex

    can u imagine trying to get it out of your own ear? wouldn't you know it was in there? why didn't SHE pour cold water or something in there? or hit her head against the wall til she blacked out?

  • Guest

    ...I'll be sleeping with earplugs in tonight....

  • McGarnagle

    Now I'm going to be feeling creepy crawlies all over me for a while. Thanks.

  • Awwww but he's so cute!

  • Well, I WAS about to eat lunch.......

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