Doctor's horrifying find scurrying around inside woman's ear

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This is the moment a tiny spider inside a woman's ear canal suddenly scurrying towards a miniature camera held by a doctor trying to remove the creepy crawly.

The incident took place when the woman, named only as Yi in local media reports but who is from the city of Zhuzhou, which is located in southern China's Hunan Province, went to the hospital on Monday after the spider reportedly spent the whole night inside her ear canal.

The woman had been on an outing the evening before when she felt discomfort in her ear and a noise.

The spider is seen crawling in woman's ear in Zhuzhou, China. Source: AsiaWire/Australscope
The creepy crawly ran toward a doctor trying to investigate the cause of the woman's itchy ear. Source: AsiaWire/Australscope

She went to the hospital after the itching became too much for her to bear and the doctor found a spider crawling around "on the surface of the tympanic membrane" of the woman's ear, according to local media outlet Beijing News.

Photos show the tiny spider scurrying around inside the woman's ear canal. 

After a few seconds, it scurries towards the camera and as a result appears much larger.

The doctor, who has not been named, was able to remove the spider using an electric otoscope, which is a device used by doctors to look inside people's ears.

The doctor removes the spider from woman's ear in Zhuzhou, China. Source: AsiaWire/Australscope
The woman told the doctor she had been feeling discomfort in her ear. Source: AsiaWire/Australscope

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