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Date: 10/30/11 12:59 PM

27 Responses to Doctor… My Ear Itches

  1. Profile photo of kitteh9lives
    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
    8013 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 8:19 am
    Link: Doctor... My Ear Itches - does this happen?.
  2. Profile photo of Buiadh
    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6740 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 1:12 pm
  3. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5101 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 1:15 pm

    Damn me is that isn`t an earwig too!
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    Mooberry Female 18-29
    94 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 1:19 pm
    you just need a good vacuum to suck the little bugger out...
  5. Profile photo of britt566
    britt566 Female 18-29
    2291 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 1:23 pm
    uh... is that a dead persons ear?
  6. Profile photo of Draculya
    Draculya Male 40-49
    14462 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 1:28 pm
    couldn`t watch
  7. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35684 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    It`s an earwig.... gotta love that.
  8. Profile photo of JustDani
    JustDani Female 18-29
    409 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 2:22 pm
    omg... that is freakin` disgusting. Bleh!
  9. Profile photo of NILE12
    NILE12 Male 18-29
    157 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    Why not cover up the hole after it jumps out...
  10. Profile photo of mechonga
    mechonga Female 18-29
    43 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 3:35 pm
    Could he catch it?
  11. Profile photo of scheckydamon
    scheckydamon Male 50-59
    651 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 3:45 pm
    German C_ockroach - #OWS participant?
  12. Profile photo of mntlmstrbtr
    mntlmstrbtr Male 30-39
    737 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 3:56 pm
    Whoever`s removing it is a friggin` idiot. I work in NYC and this happens all the time... when you go in there with forceps you at the least risk ending up in a wrestling match with a roosterroach right against somebody`s eardrum, and at worse you risk perforating the eardrum and shoving pieces of dismembered roosterroach inside.

    What you do is fill the eardrum with oil (preferable), which drowns the roosterroach and causes it to float to the top (or you can flush it out or remove its unresisting corpse with forceps) or else with lidocaine, which kills the roosterroach instantly but is painful to the roosterroach and makes it struggle for a second.

    The point is that you want to kill the little f*cker in such a way that it doesn`t resist and then wash it out.

    One interesting point: When people get roosterroaches stuck in their ears, they frequently don`t come in because they can`t hear/hear scratching noises, but because they can`t stop coughing. All th
  13. Profile photo of mntlmstrbtr
    mntlmstrbtr Male 30-39
    737 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 3:57 pm
    obviously that was supposed to say c*ckroach, not roosterroach.

    And the coughing thing happens because all the nerves in that area are close together, and when the roach struggles it tickles the vagus nerve, which is responsible partly for coughing.
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    marcus2 Male 13-17
    677 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 4:39 pm
    Thats why they call them earwigs. Also, arent you supposed to have some wax in your ear to protect your eardrum?
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    Kaagan Male 18-29
    1593 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 5:54 pm
    i was told this was a myth wtf
  16. Profile photo of PTPete
    PTPete Female 30-39
    1236 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 10:19 pm
    Holy f`ing hell!
  17. Profile photo of bianchi
    bianchi Female 18-29
    606 posts
    October 30, 2011 at 11:50 pm
    Aaaaahhhh!!! Holy S**t!!!
  18. Profile photo of GRadde
    GRadde Male 18-29
    2556 posts
    October 31, 2011 at 12:36 am
    Vacuum cleaner, right now!
  19. Profile photo of anarchsoul
    anarchsoul Male 30-39
    589 posts
    October 31, 2011 at 7:26 am
    I think I have a phobia now.. Thanks..
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    AvatarJohn Male 30-39
    1059 posts
    October 31, 2011 at 7:44 am
    Yeah, so, when it jumps out, cover up the damn earhole so it doesn`t jump back in!!! Damn. (I know, they finally did that, whew!)
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    Uthrax Male 30-39
    77 posts
    October 31, 2011 at 8:00 am
    baby oil works much better
  22. Profile photo of EgalM
    EgalM Male 30-39
    1707 posts
    October 31, 2011 at 9:29 am
    Great, now all the child stories of ear wigs crawling in your your ears and eating your brain just came flooding back.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    October 31, 2011 at 1:05 pm
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    jennifdaws3 Female 18-29
    3 posts
    October 31, 2011 at 2:44 pm
    This actually happens!! I got a moth stuck in my ear a few months ago. The damned thing just torpedoed right in there! It was the worst experience of my life...
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    robosnitz Male 40-49
    2738 posts
    October 31, 2011 at 3:39 pm
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    Vimto Male 40-49
    2849 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 9:51 am

  27. Profile photo of casidhe
    casidhe Female 40-49
    62 posts
    November 6, 2011 at 1:44 am
    Here is the warm up a little olive oil in a pan till it is almost hot (not too hot because you do NOT want to burn your ear)then you tip your head to the side and pour it in...wait a few minutes while the critter drowns (or cooks).When it curls up and dies tip your head gently the other way and it should literally fall out. As the oil is slippery the bug should slip out easily.

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