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Watch: This Woman’s Headache Turned Out To Be A Spider

Our collective nightmares came true in the life of this woman. When Lekshmi L, a patient in India, told her doctor that she had “a headache and a tingling sensation inside her head,” none of them would have guessed it was a live spider that had burrowed into her ear canal.

Who can blame the little guy for finding a warm, cozy spot to sleep?

They coaxed it out, very slowly. The video is not for the squeamish. If you’re feeling brave, here it is:

“It is common to see emergency room visits due to the presence a foreign object in the ear and it takes a simple procedure to remove the object,” Dr. Santosh Shivaswamy, consultant ENT at Columbia Hospital told the Sun. “However, when a living insect makes its way inside a human ear, the patient’s anxiety makes it difficult to continue the procedure. It was a rare to see a live spider moving inside someone’s ear canal.”

The fact that finding spiders in people’s ears is rare wasn’t a comfort to Lekshmi. “I was terrified as I could feel movement of a creature in my ear. The acute earache followed by sharp pains suffocated me. I couldn’t think of anything and was petrified when the doctor confirmed the presence of a spider in my ear.” Yeah, hell no.

These spider-in-ears videos have a history of being hoxes, but even if this is fake, it’s still horrifying to think about.

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