A Taiwanese woman with earache was found to have a maggot living in her ear.
The 48-year-old went to hospital after suffering from severe earache for 24 hours.
Doctors at the Tri-Service General Hospital, in Taipei, removed the hearing aid she was wearing in her left ear and noticed the ear was full of blood-stained discharge.
When doctors examined her ear, they found the fruit fly larva moving around in the ear canal.
They believe it had been there for at least a day.
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