You all have seen a worm crawling on the floor or in your food item but have you ever seen a worm crawling in your face? Hope your answer would no, but a woman from Russia come to light for a strange and horrifying reason as a worm is crawling in her face.
Yes, a strange lump on her face has shocked not only doctors but to other also as a live worm was the reason behind this unwanted movement on her face as well.
According to the reports of New England Journal of Medicine, the 32-year-old woman first noticed the strange lumps below her left eye which later moved above her eye and down to her upper lip. These shocking and scary moments she had captured in her phone by taking the selfie which also helped the doctors to identify the living parasitic roundworm.
However, the woman said that nodules caused only occasional itching and burning, besides, she had no other symptoms.
See the pictures that she captured one by one:
According to her doctor, the 32-year-old woman was bitten by mosquitoes in a rural area outside, a type of nematode in Moscow.
However, doctors pulled out the worm from her body and identified it as Dirofilaria repens, a type of nematode that usually affects animals such as dogs and cats.