A woman who went to China’s Changsha Central Hospital and complained of itching and she was told by the doctors that the source of irritation because a spider that had been living inside her ear canal for five days.
They used a saline solution to flush out the spider and to avoid having the spider burrow deeper inside the canal or bite her.
The flushing technique was used successfully remove in her ear. The woman reportedly wept with gratitude when she learned that the spider was removed. Doctors say that they believed the spider entered the woman’s home while her home was undergoing renovations, and crawled into her ear while she was asleep.
According to a report by CNN states said that spiders and other bugs are appearing in greater numbers this summer due to warm weather and drought conditions across the U.S.
“All insects are cold-blooded, so in extreme heat they develop quicker, which results in more generations popping up now compared to previous summers,” Jim Fredericks, an entomologist and wildlife ecology expert with the National Pest Management Association, told the network.