Here are some of the most horrifying creatures that have ever been found inside of human beings. They say you are what you eat, and if that’s the case, I feel really bad for these people.
A South Korean woman once ate partially cooked squid and found spermatophores swimming around in her mouth.
An Indian man once pulled a 3-inch cricket out of his ear.
Hoping they would eat the dead flesh off his feet, a man bathed with a group of tiny eels and somehow ended up with one in his bladder.
A 92-year-old woman once harbored 57 maggots in her ear for three days without knowing it.
The longest tape worm ever found in a human was 82 feet long.
A Russian man had a 2-inch fir tree growing inside his lungs.
While a boy in India was cleaning his fish tank, a 2-centimeter fish swam up his urethra and into his bladder. It had to be surgically removed.
In Honduras, a botfly laid eggs in a boy’s eye.
Doctors in China once had to remove a fully grown dandelion from a girl’s ear.
In India, it’s apparently a popular game to swallow live fish. One time a boy accidently inhaled the fish instead, and doctors had to surgically remove it from his lungs.
A Massachusetts man was found to have a pea plant growing in his lungs.
After a trip to Bali, an Australian man discovered that a spider was living in his chest. It evidently made its way there by burrowing in through his belly button.
A Georgian woman kept hearing strange noises. After running some tests, she discovered that she had a jumping spider hanging out in her ear.
Two specimens of a rare worm were found inside a Czech woman’s kidney after she ate undercooked fish.
On almost every continent, there have been reports of an amoeba called Naegleria fowleri climbing its way into people’s brains and feasting on them. The fatality rate after getting one of these is 95%.
Yang Dingcai insists that 40 years of eating live frogs and rats has helped him avoid intestinal problems and has made him stronger.