British pop singer Katie Melua's hearing is very important to her work. So, after a week of noticing a "rustling" in one ear, she decided to see a doctor. What the doctor saw stunned Melua.
Melua shared the experience with her Twitter and Instagram followers:
So I had a rustling in my ear for a week and went to the doctor to have it checked out this morning.… http://t.co/kOkC28Wnkz— Katie Melua (@katiemelua) October 27, 2014
The doctor took a look inside Melua's ear and recorded video of a small spider that had taken up residence in her ear canal.
Using a small vacuum, the doctor removed the inner ear interloper and placed it in a small jar:
A photo posted by Katie Melua (@katiemeluaofficial) on
How did the eight-legged visitor find its way into Melua's ear? The singer speculated that it was lurking in a pair of earphones she used on a recent plane trip.
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