Worm found living in man’s brain

Doctors discovered a 10cm long parasite tapeworm that had been living in a man’s brain for 4 years!

The 50 year old British man visited his doctor in 2008 with headaches, memory loss, seizures and changed sense of smell.

After a confusing result from an MRI scan, the man was tested for several diseases and in 2012, doctors discovered the worm in his brain tissue.

The man was treated easily with medication and is now worm free! The worm was causing inflammation of brain tissue which was causing the man’s seizures, memory loss and headaches.

It is believed that people are infected by consuming crustaceans from lakes which are infected with the worms, eating raw reptile and amphibian meat or by using raw frog poultice (a Chinese remedy for sore eyes.)

The man is from China and often returns to his home country for a visit.

Article written by  D Mulhern



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Limon
Limon
6 years ago

Yuck

kir$ty
kir$ty
6 years ago

eww

nikalai
6 years ago

weird and crepy

çadence anderson
6 years ago

oh that is so sad 🙁 but…. now the worms FREE AT LAST…:)

çadence anderson
6 years ago

🙂

HAPPY BRITHDAY BOMBY
6 years ago

WOW I guess he is most likely to be A Guy with a Tapeworm 🙁

Angel of darkness
Angel of darkness
6 years ago

oh… my god

kellie
6 years ago

That is gross!!!
EWWWWWWW!
That creps me out

kellie
6 years ago

That is GROSS!!!!!!!!
Yuck

Boo boo
6 years ago

That is really creepy and gross and how can he live with that
🙁

jman
6 years ago

wow kind of sad

Hannah dudfield
6 years ago

:-[ at least the worm is out. :-

jazzy girl x
6 years ago

hahahahaha 😛 At least the worms out B-)

Ryan
6 years ago

WORM LIVING IN A MANS BRAIN!!!!!

creepy yuck eew

Maddie
Maddie
6 years ago

cool! that wud be awesome knowing a man with a worm in his head 😀

Molly cool
Molly cool
6 years ago

Gross!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ODD COMMENTER
ODD COMMENTER
6 years ago

HE HAS A WORM BRAIN

bailey
bailey
6 years ago

Ew gross

bailey
bailey
6 years ago

How did that worm get in there it’s probably because he ate it na I don’t know

edenhazard
edenhazard
5 years ago

yuck
eww
gross
he could be a zombie :(:)

felicity40105
felicity40105
4 years ago

yuck that is disgusting

Spring Kitty
4 years ago

YUCK! THAT IS JUST GROSS!

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