The human body is a wondrous biological machine. But it can also be mysterious and extremely weird, especially when doctors discover some unusual things growing or crawling around inside. Here are a couple of terrifying examples that will have you running to the ER to get an MRI.
Botfly Larva in His Eye
A 17-year-old Peruvian boy’s eye had been swelling for weeks. When doctors took a look, they found botfly larva growing inside it. Doctors removed the larva by coaxing it out with basil leaves and then they used tweezers to remove the whole thing completely.