'A cockroach moving in my head': Insect removed from man's ear after three days

Summary by CTV News
When 40-year-old Zane Wedding went swimming last week, he left with more than he bargained for -- a cockroach, which burrowed inside his left ear and stayed there for three days.
4 months ago

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The Guardian

New Zealand man has cockroach extracted from ear three days after feeling wriggling

Zane Wedding said he initially thought the problem was just water in his ear and later gave the insect to the ear specialist as a mementoA New Zealand man has had a cockroach pulled from his ear three days after first feeling a squirming sensation.Zane Wedding said he initially thought the problem was just water in his ear. The Aucklander had been for a swim at a local pool on Friday morning and fell asleep on his couch that evening. He woke up …

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

New Zealand Man Gets Cockroach Extracted from Ear, Gives it to Doctor as Memento

After returning, he fell asleep on his couch. Hours later, when the Aucklander woke up, he was surprised as he was not able to hear anything. Wedding told The Guardian that his ear was blocked, and he felt as if there was something wriggling inside.

4 months ago·India
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CTV News

'A cockroach moving in my head': Insect removed from man's ear after three days

When 40-year-old Zane Wedding went swimming last week, he left with more than he bargained for -- a cockroach, which burrowed inside his left ear and stayed there for three days.

5 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Global News

Cockroach found dead in New Zealander’s ear: ‘It still gives me the creeps’ - National

At first, the man thought a wiggling feeling in his ear was water that got in while he was swimming. It turned out to be a cockroach.

5 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

Man horrified after cockroach found living in his ear for three days

Auckland man Zane Wedding initially thought water was trapped in his ear after swimming

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Man thought he had water stuck in his ear and used a blow dryer. Turns out it was a cockroach.

A man who thought his ear was blocked with water after swimming in Auckland, later found out it was a cockroach.

5 months ago·United States
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