Skip to comments.Nurse pulls tooth from man's ear canal
Posted on 10/17/2010 8:36:47 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
A British man who endured agonising earaches for 33 years says he can finally sleep easy after doctors removed a tooth from his ear canal.
Stephen Hirst said he went to hospital for one final attempt to diagnose the source of the pain when the nurse made the discovery, the Daily Express reports.
"The nurse put a suction tube in my ear and cleaned it, then she had a go with a microscope probe and finally used some tweezers," Mr Hirst was quoted as saying.
"She said she couldnt believe what shed found in my ear and showed me the tooth."
The 47-year-old said he did not know how the tooth got in his right ear but believes it may have happened when he was still in school.
"At school one day I was swinging between two desks ... I fell and smashed the back of my ear. It might have happened then," the now 47-year-old said.
Mr Hirst, from Sheffield, said the pain in his ear was so intense he would often bang his head on the wall to distract himself.
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Recently watched a show on ER experiences and a patient was brougt in with a large bug in his ear...the staff deliberatly gave the patient to one of the doctors that had a phobia about bugs...it was funny...he freaked when he looked into the ear and I think it was a bee or cockroach he had to remove.....still alive..
Me thinks this dude’s got more wrong with him that a misplaced tooth...
Haven’t these folks ever heard of X-rays?
that’s what I was wondering, doesn’t make sense to me!
meh, David Copperfield did that years ago...
How on earth can hitting the back of your ear dislodge a tooth and have it enter your ear canel from your throat?
I need to ask a doctor if falling on the back of one's head after having ear surgery, could cause an adenoma to grow out of one or more of the parathyroid glands. It's about the only hypothesis I have for how I got primary hyperparathyroid disease.
Good grief. Speaking of which, my sis once had a beetle fly right into her ear, but we were able to shake it out after some time (meanwhile freaking out of course).
Maybe smashing his head on the desk had nothing at all to do with the tooth? Maybe the tooth bud in his ear was just a deformity he was born with and when it started to develop it hurt. Have you read about the people who have their twin inside of them?
years back I had one of my boys (under the age of 5) stick bubble gum up his nose....hard to get out when driving and he being in the back seat said, *mom I got bubble gum up my nose...*
poor child, I’ll bet that took a lot of shaking...LOL
“How on earth can hitting the back of your ear dislodge a tooth and have it enter your ear canal from your throat?”
LOL, WY, LOL!!!
My uncle put a bean up his nose when he was a boy. The moisture caused it to swell and sprout. He didn’t tell anyone and my grandma didn’t know until the green shoot came out of his nose. Lol!
My guess is that as a boy when his tooth fell out, he put it in there and forgot about it.
roflmbo...He might have has a large crop of beans to freeze if left alone...
Sounds like the tooth fairy got into Tinkerbells pixie dust. Can’t remember where she put that tooth!
You should have yourself tested for Candidas. It's a fungus all of us have in our intestines, but if it goes out of control, it punctures through membrane walls and migrates (like cancer) throughout the body. Wreaks all sorts of havoc (including chronic migraines).
It feeds on sugar and yeast, so a strong intake on any given day of these two (which are found in almost everything nowadays) would make the situation worse. Even healthy natural sugars, like fruit, can have an impact.
It's easy to treat, thankfully, through diet and medication. Did all sorts of damage in my own life for years until I was finally diagnosed. I saw relief after only 3 days on the diet/meds.
Hope this helps.
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