Friday, August 10, 2012

Doctors find spider that had been living in Chinese woman's ear for FIVE days... after it crawled in while she slept

We've all heard the one about people eating a spider while they sleep or creepy-crawlies going somewhere they shouldn't while we snooze - but for one poor woman the urban legend has come true.

She arrived at China's Changsha Central Hospital with an itchy ear, only to learn the cause was a spider that had crawled into the ear canal.

To make things worse, doctors believe the arachnid had been in there for five days.

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. Read More