Doctors find 3.8-cm-long worm in woman’s tonsil after she ate fish
A woman from Tokyo was taken to the hospital after she complained of severe throat pain. Doctors found a worm in her tonsil
Tokyo: After severe throat pain, a 25-year-old woman was taken to a hospital in Tokyo. According to reports, the woman had eaten sashimi, which is a Japanese delicacy. The sashimi consists of a raw fish or meat sliced into thin pieces.
After she was admitted to a hospital with throat pain, the doctors performed some scans. It was shocking when the doctors found a moving worm on her left tonsil. The parasite was black worm of 3.8 centimetres long.
According to reports, the worm was inside the fish when she ate it in the sashimi. The doctors were able to remove the worm without causing any damage to the woman’s throat.
Similarly, another patient was having a headache and visited the doctors. After medical checkup the patient found that he was having a rare brain infection.
The test results revealed that the man had a rare brain infection caused by a parasite.
The origin of the parasite is unknown. However, the man named Gerardo believes that he could have developed the infection because of eating undercooked pork in Mexico.