Can a Cockroach Get Stuck in Your Ear? | How Common Is It? | SELF
Doctors explain how common it is for bugs to crawl into your ear

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Just how often do bugs crawl into ears? Sounds terrifying right? SELF consulted with doctors and patients who have experience with these alarming episodes. Turns out, it's not as uncommon, or dangerous, as you may believe. This video was inspired by the following article by Katie Holley https://www.self.com/story/live-roach-ear-sleeping You can find her on Instagram and Twitter @katiejholley Thanks to Nathan Newlon at Central Life Sciences for providing the live cockroaches featured in this video. Included Studies Presentation and Management of Aural Foreign Bodies in Two Australian Emergency Departments Emergency Medicine Australasia (2006) Ryan, Et al. Ear Foreign Body Removal: A Review of 98 Consecutive Cases Laryngoscope (1993) Bressler, Shelton Pediatric External Auditory Canal Foreign Bodies: A Review of 698 Cases Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2002) Schulze, Et al. Treatment of Aural Foreign Bodies in Children Pediatrics (1998) Ansley, Cunningham Foreign Bodies in the Ear; Report of 40 Cases Arch Pediatr (1998) Dubois, Et al. Foreign Bodies of the Ears and Nose of Childhood Pediatric Emergency Care (1987) Baker Still haven’t subscribed to Self on YouTube? ►► http://bit.ly/selfyoutubesub ABOUT SELF Daily health, fitness, beauty, style advice, and videos for women who want to achieve their personal best in life. Can a Cockroach Get Stuck in Your Ear? | How Common Is It? | SELF Included Studies Presentation and Management of Aural Foreign Bodies in Two Australian Emergency Departments Emergency Medicine Australasia (2006) Ryan, Et al. Ear Foreign Body Removal: A Review of 98 Consecutive Cases Laryngoscope (1993) Bressler, Shelton Pediatric External Auditory Canal Foreign Bodies: A Review of 698 Cases Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2002) Schulze, Et al. Treatment of Aural Foreign Bodies in Children Pediatrics (1998) Ansley, Cunningham Foreign Bodies in the Ear; Report of 40 Cases Arch Pediatr (1998) Dubois, Et al. Foreign Bodies of the Ears and Nose of Childhood Pediatric Emergency Care (1987) Baker

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Jan Piet : deeply regret watching this video before going to sleep

5,000 SuBSCribERs WiTh nO ViDEoS : *Cockcroaches are often* Me: OH SH*t

Cratorzfrom scratch : 2:52 -puts phone down and sleeps with ears covered.- yup goodnight..

mas sprite : omg im watching this at night

Daniel K : from now on im sleeping with earphones.

Ambiyan ღ : Ngl this was a fear growing up. A bug in my ear... *I would probably die*

ASMR Phan : “This happens all the time” WHAT IN THE?!?!?!? Why did I watch this 😭😖🙉

Da Glitch : This video can't be that bad right? ( After watching the video ) *Sweating intensifies and stays up until 4:00 AM*

Kareem Codling : I've been up for 23h because I knew this already.

J Z : “This happens often!” Omg wtf. This is so scary! I’m so wise to sleep with earplugs whenever I’m on vacation.

Legit_ Checkz GTA : Who elses ear started tingling

baleine : i always wear headphones before sleeping

Johanna Nicole : Nooo, why am I even watching? !

dave purkess : Glad I never had to live with cochroaches in my house before. Never will. I would rather overdose on fentynal before I live like a pheasant

lemon_extract : *This is why I wear headphones at night*

Snaysha Smith : why did i do this to myself

MadGhost : from now on i will sleep with freaking headphones

Muhammad Hamza : I can feel my ears now like they’ve becomes so sensitive now

Jada. KTH : Ahhhhhh WHY AM I HERE?!?!!!

Hannah Loves The Sims : oh my god no no NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

A Rat! : morale of the story: clean your ears because earwax can be attractive to cockroaches

Dtomper : now I'll always sleep with earphones

Battleboi 1998 : I got a roach in my ear right now

Kitty land jupiter * 12 years ago Land : Well ear plug is my buddie

Lorelei Monroe : There’s a cockroach in my house 😭😱

DORY 10604 : 0:11 looks like my 5th grade teacher

shadow wolf : What about if it was a flying cockroaches?😳

Twenty One Pilots Killjoyyy : I got one in my ear today and went to the emergency room and they said nothing was in their except a cockroach leg and idk where it went, but I still have pain

heyy people : This is why i coved my eara with my blanket when i sleep

Julian Rodriguez : I have the the American one In my house

hannah : nonono STOP

Julie Susan Lopez : I once had a moth entered my ear. I brought it home to show it to my kids

SYM Huggins : wow i'm only here because a german cockroach went in my sister's ear its good that they mentioned it thank god i only have house spiders and german roaches in my house not those first 2 monstrosities 3:28

Carlos Santos : WTF 😵

Animecatgirl12 : Big yikes grime me 😖

Ed T. : I’m not watching this because I will have nightmares, and I’m an old dude.

mildred lopez : Cockroach 👖🕶

Scary Stories : Listen I have ants in my room and bugs and mosquitos and moths in my room.. I can’t even sleep so I put my hair on top of my ears at night jfkfr

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Jammidose Gacha skits and more : Do you know how good it would feel when they come out of the ear you're ear will be so refreshed and you can hear again

Kimorra Laveine : This is the worst

Elisa Nin : Who else going to sleep with headphones on?

Jocelyn Lopez : K