25 Horrifying Things Found Living Inside A Human Body

peaStrange things found living inside a human body sounds like a popular theme for horror stories and various urban legends and people seem to be fascinated by it. Aptly enough, there have been a few actual cases of people having some unwelcome guests reside in their bodies. From a spider living in a human’s stomach to a cockroach dwelling in a man´s ear, check out these 25 horrifying things found living inside a human body.

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Botfly larvae in eye

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Everybody has experienced the uncomfortable feeling of having a bug in the eye. Usually, after a bit of winking and tearing up, you just remove it and off you go. But what happened to a 5-year-old boy in Honduras is much worse. Actually, it’s a real nightmare. A botfly, a parasitic insect, not only got into his eye, but it even laid eggs. The larvae had to be removed surgically.

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Squid spermatophores in mouth

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After eating a partially cooked squid at a local restaurant, a 63-year-old South Korean woman felt like something was spreading in her mouth. Since this strange sensation persisted, she decided to visit a doctor. To her astonishment, the doctor found small white spindle-shaped bug-like organisms called spermatophores in her mouth.


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57 maggots

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A 92 year-old woman was found with not one, not two, but 57 maggots inside her ear! Medics treating her believe that a fly crawled into her ear and laid eggs which hatched into something straight out of a nightmare. And what’s worse, the maggots had apparently been inside her ear for two to three days before they were found!

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Fly maggots in ear

25 Horrifying Things Found Living Inside A Human Body

If you thought 57 maggots was a bit much, you’re out of luck. A man in India visited a hospital complaining about a pain in his ear. After the doctor examined his ear, he found hundreds of larvae feeding on the man´s flesh. If the maggots hadn’t been removed, they could have burrowed into the man´s brain and killed him.


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Pea plant in lungs

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When Ronan Svedan from Massachusetts experienced a persistent cough, he suspected a tumor to be the cause. But when he went to the hospital, to everybody´s amazement, the X-ray and other laboratory tests showed a small pea plant inside his lungs.



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