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(AL.com)   Oregon woman discovers 14 cattle worms in her eyes. She only wishes she died from dysentery   ( al.com) divider line
    More: Creepy, Eye, Bonura, Beckley, worm, Dr. Erin Bonura, white worm, Infectious disease, Abby Beckley  
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2018-02-13 03:43:51 AM  
It's very uncommon to have worms in the eye

Holy F*CK I hope so.
 
2018-02-13 03:44:35 AM  
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2018-02-13 03:45:17 AM  
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2018-02-13 06:01:02 AM  
Well, I've been itching and rubbing my eyes for the last 3 minutes after reading that. This will last for the rest of the day, I'm sure.
 
2018-02-13 06:05:58 AM  
"Grandma" got diarrhea & died.

RIP Grandma. RIP.

 
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2018-02-13 06:10:17 AM  
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2018-02-13 06:28:02 AM  
Okay, that takes care of my nightmare fuel requirements for the next 6 months.
 
2018-02-13 06:33:37 AM  
I just spent a week where I could not look in a mirror because I had a conjunctival hemorrhage. I would not cope with having to pull worms out of my eye.
 
2018-02-13 06:34:16 AM  
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2018-02-13 06:51:58 AM  
That there is an article I will not be reading. I'm not even sure I want to read the Fark comments.
 
2018-02-13 06:53:55 AM  

fusillade762: It's very uncommon to have worms in the eye

Holy F*CK I hope so.


Ok, you just need to keep remembering to NOT worry about worms in your EYE.

"This is a very rare instance," Bonura said. "I don't think other people should be worried."

/Don't worry there probably aren't worms in your eye.
 
2018-02-13 06:54:19 AM  
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Would still it. (After following all decontamination protocols)
 
2018-02-13 06:54:51 AM  

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Would still it. (After following all decontamination protocols)


*hit
 
2018-02-13 07:04:30 AM  

Bslim: [expo.advance.net image 261x195]

Would still it. (After following all decontamination protocols)


As long as you can manage to avoid direct eye-to-eye contact I think you'd be OK.

Eye-farking: it may not be what you think it is.
 
2018-02-13 07:07:36 AM  

Nidiot: I just spent a week where I could not look in a mirror because I had a conjunctival hemorrhage. I would not cope with having to pull worms out of my eye.


Hell, I can't cope with contact lenses!
 
2018-02-13 07:08:28 AM  
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2018-02-13 07:15:07 AM  
from the article..

"The treatment is just keep taking them out," Bonura said.

crap!
 
2018-02-13 07:22:41 AM  
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2018-02-13 07:24:51 AM  
How do 14 cattle worm their way in?
 
2018-02-13 07:27:32 AM  
Very rare, but as a wise woman once told me: Never rub your eyes in a desert, on a ranch, or when making curry.
 
2018-02-13 07:34:35 AM  
She's right pretty for a gold beach girl...
 
2018-02-13 07:41:16 AM  

Wessoman: Very rare, but as a wise woman once told me: Never rub your eyes in a desert, on a ranch, or when making curry.


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2018-02-13 08:08:17 AM  
Make you wonder what's living in her other orifices.

And if she's ever heard of bathing and washing your hands.
 
2018-02-13 08:20:38 AM  

Trik: Make you wonder what's living in her other orifices.

And if she's ever heard of bathing and washing your hands.


I'd imagine she has.  The article mentions that they figure she got the infestation from a fly on a cattle ranch she was staying at.  No matter how much you wash up etc. it's pretty hard to never come in contact with a fly on a working ranch.  And by hard I mean pretty much impossible
 
2018-02-13 08:36:28 AM  
Can't find it, but there was an old (by internet standards) list of horrible things...one was "small worms in your eyes", followed soon thereafter by "large worms in your eyes"...
 
2018-02-13 08:42:39 AM  
Diagnosis: Murder  BLARRRRRRRGHHHHHHHHHHHH!

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2018-02-13 08:53:53 AM  

Ignoramist: Bslim: [expo.advance.net image 261x195]

Would still it. (After following all decontamination protocols)

As long as you can manage to avoid direct eye-to-eye contact I think you'd be OK.

Eye-farking: it may not be what you think it is.


There is a one-eyed trouser snake joke to be made here.

Or one can go with the current Fark meme of "I would put my worm in her eye, if you know what I mean, and I think you do."

Lastly, there is a recent Oglaf that deals with this. NSFW!
 
2018-02-13 08:55:34 AM  
At least daddy didn't eat her eyes.
 
2018-02-13 09:10:22 AM  

PunGent: Can't find it, but there was an old (by internet standards) list of horrible things...one was "small worms in your eyes", followed soon thereafter by "large worms in your eyes"...


Haven't seen that list, but I can think of worse worm infestations that involve the eye and other parts of the body.

The loa loa worm starts off with a bite from the mango fly. The worm crawls it's way through subcutaneous layers and makes its way to your eye.

Ascaris lumbricoides oundworms hate general anesthesia and will do anything to stay away from it. Like start moving rapidly out of your mouth and nose in large, slippery masses. They usually reside in your intestines. Some of the larva may end up in your liver or lungs because you know, larva burrow out of your intestinal walls when they hatch.

And you can't forget about the Guinea worm. A meter-long worm comes out your leg and you have to carefully and slowly remove it over a period of several weeks. If the worm breaks, it may putrefy and cause a massive infection. This is the same method of removal used by the Ancient Egyptians thousands of years ago. And it's painful.

So the tiny eye worms as described in the article are creepy, but not the worst worm that could be found in your eye or body.
 
2018-02-13 09:19:34 AM  
If there's a lesson to be learned here it's: Never share your contact lenses with a heifer.
 
2018-02-13 09:50:01 AM  

Fano: How do 14 cattle worm their way in?


By mooooo-ving.
 
2018-02-13 09:51:39 AM  
Was going to submit this with "is that a worm in your eye or are you just happy to see me?" but was late to the draw as usual.
/Farkers be fast
 
2018-02-13 09:59:23 AM  
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2018-02-13 10:42:43 AM  
Remember, many religious folk that reject evolution, believe that God intentionally and actively created these worms.

That would make the God a sadistic asshole.
 
2018-02-13 11:35:25 AM  
She needs to tell her boyfriend to stop licking her eyeballs.   It's dangerous.
 
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2018-02-13 12:21:35 PM  

Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Trik: Make you wonder what's living in her other orifices.

And if she's ever heard of bathing and washing your hands.

I'd imagine she has.  The article mentions that they figure she got the infestation from a fly on a cattle ranch she was staying at.  No matter how much you wash up etc. it's pretty hard to never come in contact with a fly on a working ranch.  And by hard I mean pretty much impossible


That, or maybe she went out looking for psylocibin (sp?) 'shrooms.  I remember people heading out to pastures to look under cowpats for them...Easy connection.
 
2018-02-13 02:51:34 PM  

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Would still it. (After following all decontamination protocols)


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She has the chin of a man,  baby
 
2018-02-13 03:25:50 PM  
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Why did I click this thread?
 
2018-02-13 08:49:15 PM  
Dammit Oregon why must you be the Florida of the PNW.

-Exploding whales
-Unpronounceable locations
-Spotted owls
-Spruce Goose
-The town of Boring
-Sasquatch
-Two sided state flag
-Timberline Lodge/Overlook Hotel
-Voodoo Donuts
-Goonies/Kindergarten Cop/Portlandia/Cuckoo's Nest/1941/Stand By Me/Free Willy/Rooster Cogburn/The Postman/Swordfish/Animal House/Short CIrcuit/Twilight/Apple Dumpling Gang/more
-Branch Dildonians
-That flaming bagpipe unicycle guy
-Eye Worms

/okay its a mixed bag
//Oregon resident
///threes
 
2018-02-14 06:30:14 PM  
The worm, Thelazia gulosa, causes eye irritation but usually no permanent damage, Bradbury said. It simply crawls over the eye and under the eyelid, feeding on your tears.

The sweet, delicious tears...

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