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Worm Digs Holes In Teenís Eye For Weeks, Causing Serious Damage
NewsWeek ^ | 9/24/17 at 3:03 PM | Janissa Delzo On

Posted on 09/24/2017 9:40:59 PM PDT by BenLurkin

But imagine what you thought may have been an eyelash turns out to actually be a worm wriggling around. This was the reality for a teenager in Mexico.

The unnamed 17-year-old boy began to feel increasingly intolerable pain in his right eye. His vision also quickly declined, to the point where he could only see hand motions. After three weeks of dealing with the pain, he decided it was time to seek out a doctor, according to his case published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

An eye examination revealed a flatworm, that was 3 millimeters (0.12 inches) long and 1 mm (0.04 inches) wide lingering in his eyeball. If that’s not enough to make you squirm, hearing how the worm was living might just do it.

The worm comfortably set up home, even creating holes in the teen’s iris as it moved around. The worm was “moving freely in the eye,” Dr. Pablo Guzman-Salas, who treated the patient, told Live Science.

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TOPICS: Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: blinkifithurts; eyedidntknow; eyeworm; flatworm; mexico; publichealth; worms; wormyourwayin; yummy

1 posted on 09/24/2017 9:40:59 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

And that’s why the chamber of commerce loves the invader work force from the third world.

They don’t complain.


2 posted on 09/24/2017 9:52:54 PM PDT by MurrietaMadman (Drain swamp drain.)
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To: BenLurkin

Estupidos Mexicanos.
See the following thread.


3 posted on 09/24/2017 10:05:18 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: BenLurkin

See a doctor.
Scold your parents.
Stay out of this country.


4 posted on 09/24/2017 10:08:24 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: BenLurkin

...But it was only fantasy
The wall was too high
As you can see
No matter how he tried
He could not break free
And the worms ate into his brain...


5 posted on 09/24/2017 10:09:04 PM PDT by Kriggerel ("All great truths are hard and bitter, but lies... are sweeter than wild honey" (Ragnar Redbeard))
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To: BenLurkin

“Imagine the People, spreading AIDS and worms here, whoohoohooo”

John Lenon just repeating what that btch elitist Elanor Roosevelt was saying to pimp America.


6 posted on 09/24/2017 10:35:35 PM PDT by lavaroise
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To: BenLurkin

JUST NO!


7 posted on 09/24/2017 11:49:12 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Happy Nobama!)
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To: Kriggerel

Hey you out there in the cold.....Don’t give in without a fight


8 posted on 09/25/2017 12:18:22 AM PDT by BBell (calm down and eat your sandwiches)
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Worm Digs Holes In Teen’s Eye

Yea. Worms in the eye will do that.

9 posted on 09/25/2017 12:32:46 AM PDT by bagster (Mama tried to raise me better.)
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To: BenLurkin

A worm in a kid’s eye was in an episode of “House” mannny years ago.

Wash your hands before you eat!!!!


10 posted on 09/25/2017 4:02:36 AM PDT by lizma2
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To: bagster

Hubby rode a motorcycle many years ago, a bug flew into his eye and penetrated it, he never felt it. I saw it in his eye and made him go get it removed and with proper treatment full recovery. He now has Retinitis from Navy cleaning Chems, and Glaucoma so bad he takes 3 different drops a day to keep pressures down. 77 and not ready to give up driving, But should with holes in your retinas.

If something is making a hole in your eye it is noticeable.

I practically live between Othomologist and Cornea Doc after botched cataract surgery, followed by Lasix to fix that, SUPER DRY EYE SYNDROME. Now all 4 tear ducts are cauterized closed. Might see my first pair of glasses in nearly 5 yrs. IF the idiots understand I now have the vision of a 45 yr old not a 67 yr old. Fixed the football shaped cornea when they did the Lasix. Chose your cataract surgeon wisely.


11 posted on 09/25/2017 5:00:53 AM PDT by GailA (Ret. SCPO wife: suck it up buttercups it's President Donald Trump!)
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