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Doctors Pull Out 4 BEES Living Inside Woman's Eyes, Feasting On Her Tears!

Doctors Pull Out 4 BEES Living Inside Woman's Eyes, Feasting On Her Tears!

Dr. Hung Chi-ting, the head of ophthalmology in the hospital in Taiwan, believes that this could be the first time that such a case has ever happened anywhere in the world. 

In a rather shocking incident, doctors in Taiwan have found four bees in a woman's eye socket, drinking her tears. It was found in a patient named Ms He, a young girl in her 20s. She claims that the bees must have gone into her eye socket while she was pulling weeds with a relative, reports The Sun

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"We were visiting and tidying a relative's grave, and I was squatted down pulling out weeds. I felt wind blowing into my face, then I felt something in my eye which I thought was sand or dirt. I cleaned my eye using water, but it started hurting a lot at night, a sharp pain, and I was tearing up," Ms He said when asked about how it happened. 



 

 

Following this, she went to Fooyin University Hospital in Taiwan's southern county of Pingtung where doctors operated on her. They found the insects feeding under her swollen eyelids. 

Dr. Hung Chi-ting, the head of ophthalmology in the hospital in Taiwan, believes that this could be the first time that such a case has ever happened anywhere in the world. 



 

 

Hung said after he spotted the parasites in the woman's eye sockets, "I saw something that appeared to be insect legs, so I pulled them out under a microscope one at a time without damaging their bodies. They were four sweat bees."

"They nest near graves and in fallen trees, so it's easy to come across them while hiking in mountains," Dr Hung added when he was asked about how it could have happened.



 

 

While speaking at the press conference, Dr Hung said that Ms He suffered cellulitis and keratitis - a bacterial skin infection and the inflammation of the cornea. This happened as a result of the bees eating from her eye for four hours, reports DailyMail.

In the hospital, Dr Hung inspected her eye and found the small parasites that are part of the family Halictidae, but the exact species is yet to be confirmed. But thankfully, Ms He was discharged from the hospital and has been recovering since then.

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Meanwhile, in another similar incident that took place last April, a woman named Katie Holley, was shocked to wake up with a strange, cold feeling in her left ear. Just a few days after buying a new home in Melbourne, Florida, Katie felt a sense of uneasiness in her ear. 

"I put my finger in my ear and didn’t feel anything, thinking I would feel something wet," she told BuzzFeed News. She said it felt like having a chip lodged in her ear. And when she went to the restroom to find out what it was, she used a Q-tip to pull out what looked like two black lines. It was legs.  

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"I knew right away what it was. Once I realized that it had to have been a bug I quickly had a meltdown. "I don’t think I answered him — I was just making noise. I wasn’t crying or weeping or screaming — I was just making a noise," said Holley.

Her husband woke up and confirmed what she had been dreading to hear, it was a cockroach and it had been living in her ears.  She also claimed that she could hear the bug moving around. "It wasn’t necessarily painful — it was like when you plug your ears really hard and you hear that hum sound in your head. It was like that but continuously in the left side of my head," she said.

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The couple soon rushed to the hospital where the doctor used lidocaine to both numb her ear and kill the bug. "For two minutes I felt the roach thrashing around in my ear, dying. It was awful. He kept showing me the pieces, which I didn’t want to see," she added. The doctor had used tweezers to extract the bug in little bits.

She got rid of the cockroach finally and now sleeps with cotton balls in her ears, every night!  

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