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<div class="quote-block">Tuesday June 24, 12:35 PM<br><br><br><br>
'Fly boy' continues to suffer as doctors struggle<br><br>
By Indo-Asian News Service<br><br><br><br>
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy whose bizarre ailment has a fly-like insect emerging out of him is far from being cured as doctors struggle to detect the source of the parasite.<br><br><br><br>
The fully-grown flies, as doctors described the parasites, have been emerging out of Chandan Goswami's genitals and flying off for more than two weeks now.<br><br><br><br>
Chandan, now receiving treatment at a state-run hospital in West Bengal's Burdwan district, is said to be suffering from a condition called myiasis, a disease seen mostly in Central and Latin America.<br><br><br><br>
In myiasis, the larvae of a type of fly invade a human or animal body, dead or alive. The deposited eggs can then enter the body through pores, the mucous membrane or even the mouth. The hatched larvae then emerge out the host's skin and pupate.<br><br><br><br>
However, in Chandan's case, whole flies complete with wings are emerging out of his body and flying off.<br><br><br><br>
"This is very, very rare. We are trying to find out how the fly entered the boy's body," says Sudhansu Pan, the surgeon attending Chandan.<br><br><br><br>
Doctors carried out a cystoscopy to clear the boy's urinary tract, but the treatment has failed because two more flies emerged out of his penis on Monday.<br><br><br><br>
Doctors admitted they have not been able to identify where the parasite deposit lay inside Chandan's body.<br><br><br><br>
Health authorities have formed a medical board of seven doctors to treat Chandan. Doctors were also "coordinating" with physicians abroad who have experience in dealing with myiasis.<br><br><br><br>
In myiasis, the maggots usually are found underneath the skin and are removed by minor surgery. But whole flies emerging out of a human body is rare, doctors said.<br><br><br><br>
Chandan told doctors he first felt pain in his abdomen almost a month ago. And then he saw the flies intermittently coming out of his penis.<br><br><br><br>
He told his parents, but they didn't initially believe him. Earlier this month, they saw the strange occurrence and took their son to Burdwan hospital, where doctors too were stunned to see the rare case.</div>
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eek!
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/shocked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":eek:"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/shocked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":eek:"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/shocked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":eek:"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/shocked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":eek:"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/shocked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":eek:"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/shocked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":eek:"><br><br><br><br>
I-I uh... Um... ah..I- I- I mean... AHH!
 

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Oh man, that's so horribly icky! The poor kid must be freaking. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":(">
 

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Assuming it's true, I've heard about those type of flies before and it's quite disgusting because after they deposit the eggs in you, you can see the maggots under your skin and stuff, but you're suppose to get them out! And not let them fully grow.
 

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Looks like this one has some truth to it:<br><br><br><br><a href="http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_beetle_boy.htm" target="_blank">http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_beetle_boy.htm</a><br><br><br><br>
For another gross bug, check this out:<br><br><br><br><a href="http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl-eye-worm.htm" target="_blank">http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl-eye-worm.htm</a><br><br><br><br>
I just LOVE this site. Here's another of my all time favorites - check out Michael Jackson's nose:<br><br><br><br><a href="http://www.anomalies-unlimited.com/" target="_blank">http://www.anomalies-unlimited.com/</a><br><br><br><br>
Great site!
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/shocked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":eek:"> ....<br><br>
i wonder if any girl will want to have sex wit him after that
 

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Ew...<br><br>
I heard about a woman/man (geez I could have just put person)<br><br>
That had a cocroach growing in their tongue... Like it was just a lump, and it got bigger and bigger... The she had it operated on and a fully grown cockroach crawled out...<br><br>
Thats so disgusting....<br><br>
Danny
 

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WARNING: Don´t eat while reading this!!!<br><br>
Skin ulcers are sometimes treated with larvae.<br><br>
But back to the poor kid, I think he has some kind of a fistula, where the larvae come through.<br><br>
I´ve seen a man with myiasis about 12-15 years ago. He was admidded directly from "skid row" and the nurses had already washed him, then he stopped breathing and was admitted to our ICU, where I tried to puncture his right femoral artery. When I moved him, suddenly larvae were appearing. We turned the man and then the larvae were disappearing in the anus. It was like LadyFaile said "Eek!" - and one of the nurses had to vomit.<br><br>
Again back to the boy, I think the larvae are in the colon with a fistula to the bladder.
 

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that sounds just yucky but check this out <a href="http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl-brainworms.htm" target="_blank">http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl-brainworms.htm</a>
 

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I believed it when I read it bc my mom used to work at a vet, and stray animals came in all the time with various larvae in their wounds. It seems to make sense they could develop to full size in one's body.
 

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<div class="quote-block"><i>Originally posted by DannyKass</i><br><br><b>Ew...<br><br>
I heard about a woman/man (geez I could have just put person)<br><br>
That had a cocroach growing in their tongue... Like it was just a lump, and it got bigger and bigger... The she had it operated on and a fully grown cockroach crawled out...<br><br>
Thats so disgusting....<br><br>
Danny</b></div>
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Ah, we had that story going around at school for a long time. The version I heard was an old woman got a cockroach in her tongue from licking envelopes. So my friends told me not to lick envelopes for at least a year after hearing that. I still do, and I haven't had anything funny growing in my mouth. I'm not even sure if that whole story was true, though.<br><br><br><br>
I went to the Michael Jackson thing that EquiPro posted. Amazing how different he looks. One of my old friends thought he was cute when he was younger. *shrugs*<br><br><br><br>
I'm not even bothering to look at the pictures. I have been reading way too many things about dead people, medical wonders, etc. Unfortunately I'm now afraid of the smallest things. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":(">
 
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