Spider Crawls in Woman’s Ear, Lives There for 5 Days
Pictures of Ms. Lee’s ear canal, with a spider inside. CREDIT: Xiaoxiang Morning News
That old urban legend about spiders crawling into your orifices while you sleep has come true. A woman who checked into China’s Changsha Central Hospital Wednesday (Aug. 8) with an itchy ear learned she had a small spider dwelling in her ear canal, according to news reports. It had crawled inside five days earlier while she slept.
At the hospital, heebie-jeebie-inducing pictures of the patient’s ear canal revealed a stocky, hairy, four-eyed arachnid peering out at the camera, much to doctors’ and the patient’s surprise…