Tag: Live tick found attached to US child’s eardrum

Live tick found attached to US child’s eardrum

May 8, 2019

A 9-year-old American boy presented with an inflamed eardrum and persistent buzzing noises at Yale-New Haven Hospital, US, after playtime at school. It was later found out to be a tick in his ear, with its feeding apparatus burrowed into the membrane. The eardrum – a stretched out membrane – detects vibrations which is deciphered […]

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