Stomach-sounding images show a TICK that was deep in the ear of a 50-year-old who noticed a doctor after complaining about tinnitus
- The Thai woman sought help from doctors for the ringing sound in her ear
- A specialist peeked into the 50-year-old woman's ear and saw the arachnid
- The unidentified woman went to the Buddhachinaraj hospital in Phitsanulok
Horrifying images show a living tick that sits deep in the ear of a woman who thought she just had tinnitus.
The 50-year-old from Thailand sought help from doctors after feeling a strange sensation and a tinkling sound in her left ear.
A specialist peeked into the ear of the unidentified woman and saw the small arachnid buried in her ear canal.
The 50-year-old, from Thailand, sought help from doctors after feeling a strange feeling and a tinkling sound in her left ear (pictured, the tick in her ear)
A specialist peeked into the ear of the unidentified woman and saw the little arachnid buried in her ear canal (pictured, the tick after it was removed)
The same inexorable images also show what is supposed to have the same twist at the end of a medical instrument after it has been removed.
The woman went to the Buddhachinaraj hospital in Phitsanulok on Wednesday morning, where doctors examined her.
Ticks live in forests and areas with long grass, the NHS says. They can be found all over the UK. The blood-sucking arachnids do not jump or fly, instead they attach themselves to animals or people who can rage past them (pictured, the tick)
Depicted is Piradee Chanmonthon, the 37-year-old specialist who successfully removed the 6 mm long tick using a micro-suction tube
WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO GET INSECTS FROM YOUR EAR?
The Mayo Clinic, a non-profit medical organization in the US, states that oil is the best option to remove insects from the ear.
His advice on his website states that the person must tilt his head so that the insect's route is up.
Pour warm oil, such as olive oil or baby oil, into the ear to make it float should work, the guidance said.
However, Mayo Clinic said: & # 39; Do not use oil to remove an object other than an insect. & # 39;
Otolaryngologist Piradee Chanmonthon, 37, successfully removed the 6 mm long tick using a micro suction tube.
When asked about her background, the patient said she has many dogs that allow her to run in the fields and swim in canals.
Ticks live in forests and areas with long grass, the NHS says. They can be found all over the UK.
The blood-sucking arachnids do not jump or fly, instead they attach themselves to animals or people who can brush past them.
The doctor said: "Fortunately, the tick did not lay eggs or embedded in her ear because it would take longer to remove them and possibly have had surgery."
This clip comes after similar images that the stomach were spinning earlier this month showed doctors plucking a small spider from a woman's ear.
According to local reports, the unidentified patient from Vietnam had complained about ear pain.
She sought medical help in a clinic in the city of Hai Duong – about 50 kilometers east of the capital of Hanoi.
WHAT IS TINNITUS?
Tinnitus is the name for hearing sounds, such as ringing, buzzing or hissing, that are not caused by an external source, according to NHS.
It occurs as a result of damage to the cochlear hair cells in the inner ear, which stretch and contract in accordance with sound-induced vibrations.
Very loud noises – in a night club or played through headphones – can overload these cells, causing them to be temporarily or permanently damaged.
The damage forces other parts of the ear to work to compensate for loss of function, leading to tinnitus and ultimately chronic hearing loss.
About 15 percent of adults in the UK suffer from tinnitus, figures say.
There is no medicine. The treatment focuses on counseling and therapies to help people find ways to cope with their condition and reduce the anxiety it causes.
Tinnitus retraining therapy uses sound therapy to re-train the brain and to be less aware of ringing and buzzing sounds.
Deep breathing, yoga and participation in support groups can also help.
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