Daniela Liverani is a 24-year-old woman, comes from Edinburgh, Scotland. She loves traveling around the world and going to exotic and far– off places. Just recently, she was on a trip to Southeast Asia, with only a backpack. When she came back home, she had no idea that she had brought along a stowaway from Vietnam.
While she was in Asia, she had fallen off a motorbike. She was not severely hurt, but she began suffering from nosebleeds after the accident. But, she just shrugged them off and continued with her journey.
As soon as she was back in Scotland, she saw that the nosebleeds were becoming worse and more frequent also. She could feel that there was something up there, but, she assumed that it was just an embolism. More surprisingly, one day when she was showering, she felt some sticky mass touching her lips. She got out of the shower so she could look in the mirror.
She could not believe what she saw– there was a big, veiny mass protruding from her nose. Then she immediately realized that there was some type of creature that was living in her body.
Completely shocked, she went to the ER. She suffered a lot of pain while the doctors were trying to pull the weird animal out of her nose with surgical pliers. However, the scary beast wasn’t about to be kicked out from its new home so easily and put up a lot of resistance. The woman was going nuts.
That animal which had taken residence in Daniela’s body was a leech and it had actually been slowly drawing her blood. These creatures are really dangerous parasites, and they can continue feeding indefinitely, in some cases to a serious detriment of the host.
According to the doctors, the leech entered Daniela’s body while she was swimming or through something she possibly drank in Asia. It had remained in her body for weeks, and it had actually grown even bigger.
The leech was clearly well– nourished as it has reached a length of three inches.
Daniela has shown the animal she had inside her body to the world, sharing an image.
It is difficult to not get a little bit nauseous at the idea of such creature living in your body, and sucking your blood.
Daniela was very curious, so she asked the doctors what would have happened if the creature had continued living inside her. The response of the doctors was very upsetting: it would had eventually made its way to her brain and begun eating it.
The story of this woman is enough to send out a chill up your spine. The leech was actually eating her, without being noticed and it could have even killed her. This is the reason why we should always pay a closer attention when we are taking a trip to foreign countries, because there are animals we are not familiar with, even some microscope ones which can be lethal.
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