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(03-20-2012, 05:40 AM)
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I was just listening to my favorite music when this shit went down. Had my headphones off for most of the day until about 15 minutes ago. Things sounded different for me on the right side and I had no idea why. Like I heard a scratchy noise and my ear started to itch. thought it was my hair so I readjusted them on my head and kept listening. still sounded strange so I paused and the sounds continued. Pulled my headphones off and there were a couple of these creepy critters all up in the right side of my headphones. How the hell did this happen? snapped a pic of the last one left before terminating his.

there were more when I pulled them off and saw them scurrying around, WHAT THE FUCK? they scurry under the edges when you try to get them out and I'm afraid there are more.

Headphones are clean now I believe but my right ear hurts and feels funny. Am I just imagining things or could have one seriously crawled into my ear?

sorry for this dumb topic, just sorta scared atm since I really hate bugs :[

Lionel Mandrake
(03-20-2012, 05:41 AM)
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You're going to turn into some alien shit.
btkadams
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(03-20-2012, 05:42 AM)
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i feel extremely uncomfortable.
Bolt Vanderhuge
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(03-20-2012, 05:42 AM)
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It has already laid a thousand of it's young in your ear canal. Congrats Mom.
7echnicolor
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(03-20-2012, 05:42 AM)
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Looks like an earwig. Go to the doctors and get your ear flushed out.
shadyspace
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(03-20-2012, 05:42 AM)
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Stop posting on GAF and go to a doctor.
MIMIC
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(03-20-2012, 05:42 AM)
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LOL, now I'm all itchy.

EDIT: I read the title as "I think a bug may have crawled into my car" for some reason.
Amakusa
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(03-20-2012, 05:42 AM)
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That was her mate, but its to late they have already mated and she's going to lay eggs in your ear. Go to the Doctor
grumble
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(03-20-2012, 05:42 AM)
You could have one in your ear, definitely. It could be eating your brain by now actually.
ajf009
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(03-20-2012, 05:43 AM)
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earwig. not just a name
Hulud
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(03-20-2012, 05:43 AM)
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We have the same headphones. If a bug crawls in my ear I will blame you for jinxing me.
(._.)
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(03-20-2012, 05:43 AM)
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This is not funny. Can bugs penetrate into you eardrum? like is it possible? I only had them on for like 15/20 minutes.
Lionel Mandrake
(03-20-2012, 05:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by shadyspace

Stop posting on GAF and go to a doctor.

I feel like you say this all the time now.
Lionheart1337
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(03-20-2012, 05:43 AM)
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It's eating your brain.
GK86
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(03-20-2012, 05:44 AM)
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Probably laid some eggs too.
Tomat
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(03-20-2012, 05:44 AM)
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Jesus fuck I just threw my headset off. Go to a doctor and get checked.
Cloudius12
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(03-20-2012, 05:44 AM)
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drown that motherfucker with Hydrogen proxide. Seriously, put some down into your ear and let it sit for 1 min or 2.
jbueno
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(03-20-2012, 05:44 AM)
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Bugs in the ear canal are extremely frequent, you might have to have it removed in the ER by a physician. Donīt get water in there as it might bloat the insect and make it harder to extract.
Bloodrage
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(03-20-2012, 05:44 AM)
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Earwig. You're lucky the sound blew it out.



It also left some eggs. Have fun.
shadyspace
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(03-20-2012, 05:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by (._.)

This is not funny. Can bugs penetrate into you eardrum? like is it possible? I only had them on for like 15/20 minutes.

It's not going to do any damage. At least not any non-psychological damage.
Rezbit
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(03-20-2012, 05:45 AM)
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If you have one in your ear it will just chill out there because of the warmth. I'd go to the doc and get a flush.
Dabanton
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(03-20-2012, 05:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by MIMIC

LOL, now I'm all itchy.

EDIT: I read the title as "I think a bug may have crawled into my car" for some reason.

Same here lol

I was like 'wut'
ManDudeChild
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(03-20-2012, 05:46 AM)
Foxy Fox 39
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(03-20-2012, 05:46 AM)
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You had better be posting from the waiting room of a hospital.
Surface of Me
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(03-20-2012, 05:46 AM)
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Ugh, I would hate that. Ear wax is supposed to keep bugs out, right?
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(03-20-2012, 05:47 AM)
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WOULD
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wsoxfan1214
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(03-20-2012, 05:47 AM)
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Go to a doctor.
7echnicolor
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(03-20-2012, 05:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by (._.)

This is not funny. Can bugs penetrate into you eardrum? like is it possible? I only had them on for like 15/20 minutes.

Seriously though, go to a walk-in clinic or something. Get your ear flushed out.
gnarlyxcharlie
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(03-20-2012, 05:47 AM)
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Happened to me once. I was like 10 and it was super loud crawling around on my ear drum or whatever.
shadyspace
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(03-20-2012, 05:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Surface of Me

Ugh, I would hate that. Ear wax is supposed to keep bugs out, right?

A doctor told me it's the reason we have ear wax in the first place. Your ear wax sucks, OP.
s7evn
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(03-20-2012, 05:48 AM)
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Burn them all...
Bloodrage
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(03-20-2012, 05:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Surface of Me

Ugh, I would hate that. Ear wax is supposed to keep bugs out, right?

Earwigs eat wax.
Biscuits
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(03-20-2012, 05:49 AM)
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(x_x)

Go see a doctor, they'll probably wash it out with something. If they were flies or something you'd be hearing really loud and painful buzzing though.
East Lake
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(03-20-2012, 05:49 AM)
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It's not going to do any damage. Go to the doc and get it removed.

I had a musquito get caught in my ear once and slowly buzz until it died when I was like 8 years old.
OnPoint
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(03-20-2012, 05:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by edornob

you have STD

Aurally contracted
(._.)
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(03-20-2012, 05:50 AM)
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I've seen these things before in my bathroom. They can crawl through super tight spaces I never even imagined a bug could go through. It's like 1 am here and only the emergency room would be open. I'm not in any incredible pain but my right ear feels popped like when you fly on an airplane + itchy. I'm just gonna chill out hoping it's just shock :\ will go if it doesn't let up.
2th
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(03-20-2012, 05:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by ManDudeChild

glad this was already posted
agrajag
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(03-20-2012, 05:51 AM)
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The bug is controlling your brain now. Soon enough you'll be scurrying to the grocery store to buy bags of sugar.
Surface of Me
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(03-20-2012, 05:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by shadyspace

A doctor told me it's the reason we have ear wax in the first place. Your ear wax sucks, OP.

Originally Posted by Bloodrage

Earwigs eat wax.

Who should I believe?!
yogloo
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(03-20-2012, 05:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by ManDudeChild

I was checking for that picture too.

GAH. The picture makes me nauseous.
Lionel Mandrake
(03-20-2012, 05:54 AM)
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(._.)'s got dirty ears. Dirty Ears (._.)!
Typographenia
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(03-20-2012, 05:54 AM)
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Well, guess that means I'll never be putting things near my ears before inspecting it for small bugs. Just another thing to add to the bullet list of things that make me miserable.
shadyspace
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(03-20-2012, 05:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Surface of Me

Who should I believe?!

Bam. Wikipedia:

Earwax, also known by the medical term cerumen, is a yellowish waxy substance secreted in the ear canal of humans and other mammals. It protects the skin of the human ear canal, assists in cleaning and lubrication, and also provides some protection from bacteria, fungi, insects and water.[1]

Earwigs are fairly abundant and found in many areas of the world. There is no evidence that they transmit diseases to humans or other animals. Their pincers are commonly believed to be dangerous, but in reality even the curved pincers of males cause little harm to humans.[44] It is a common myth that earwigs crawl into the human ear and lay eggs in the brain.[45][46] Finding earwigs in the human ear is rare, as most species do not fly and prefer dark and damp areas (such as basements) rather than typical bedrooms.[4]

onken
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(03-20-2012, 05:55 AM)
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Why would you even take the risk, go to a fucking doctor.
MarkusRJR
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(03-20-2012, 05:55 AM)
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In other news, I went to take a shit 15 minutes ago and felt a spider crawling along my ass. I get up and it's no where to be seen. I think a spider may have crawled into my asshole.

:lol
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sangreal
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(03-20-2012, 05:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by shadyspace

Bam. Wikipedia:

or Wikipedia:

Earwigs are predisposed to hiding in warm humid crevices and may indeed occasionally crawl into the human ear canal (much like any other small organism).[3][4]

shadyspace
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(03-20-2012, 05:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by sangreal

or Wikipedia:

"Just like any other small organism" doesn't fill me with confidence that these creatures have evolved the ability to eat ear wax.
Ignis Fatuus
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(03-20-2012, 06:00 AM)
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Earwigs do crawl into ears sometimes, I knew someone it happened to. It got really bad when the earwig wanted out and realized that it couldn't turn around in there. That's when it gets pissed off and starts using the pincers.
//B1G
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(03-20-2012, 06:00 AM)
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posting this thread is pointless, if it really is in your ear you can be damn well sure that it's listening to your thoughts right now and knows you know of it's location. if you go to the hospital it'll be sure to hide in that empty space known as your cranium.
only until you lay down to rest will you know for certain whether or not you've been infected. if tonight you have nightmares of pesticide you know you've already lost.
(._.)
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(03-20-2012, 06:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ignis Fatuus

Earwigs do crawl into ears sometimes, I knew someone it happened to. It got really bad when the earwig wanted out and realized that it couldn't turn around in there. That's when it gets pissed off and starts using the pincers.

ohh fuck :(

yea this is messed up im going to emergency care.

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