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Tear-feeding worms infest Oregon woman's eye

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Thelazia gulosa is a type of eye worm seen in cattle in the northern United States and southern Canada, but never before in humans. An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a…

Oregon woman has 14 worms pulled from eye after rare infection

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An Oregon woman thought she had an irritated eye because of a stray eyelash or even a piece of fuzz, but she ended up pulling out more than a dozen worms form her left eye.

After Eight Days of Itchy Eyes, Oregon Woman Finds 14 Worms

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A close-up of a Thelazia gulosa worm taken out of Abby Beckley's eye. Photo: CDC Global. It's a medical discovery you'd hate to be part of: A 26-year-old Oregon woman is believed to be the first human ever reported to be infected with a…

14 worms pulled from Oregon woman's eye after she walks through cattle field

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Fourteen tiny worms were removed from the left eye of the 26-year-old woman, scientists reported.

Oregon woman first ever with human 'eye worm' infection

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Imagine going to the mirror and finding a small translucent worm crawling across the surface of your eye. It happened to a 26-year-old woman in Oregon.

Woman has 14 tiny, wriggling worms pulled from her eye

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GRANTS PASS, Ore. - This is definitely not for the squeamish, but a woman in Oregon has become the focus of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report for having 14 tiny, wriggling worms removed from her eye. Abby Beckley said…

Eye worm found in woman's eye: "I looked at it and it was moving"

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An rare case of eye worms in an Oregon woman leads to the discovery that a parasite has made the leap from cattle to people.

Woman Infected by Parasitic Cattle Eye Worm

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In August of 2016, Abby Beckley felt the tickle of what she thought was an eylash stuck in her eye. But there was no hair causing the irritation. As Erika Engelhaupt reports for National Geographic, it was a worm. Actually, it was many…

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A close-up of a Thelazia gulosa worm taken out of Abby Beckley's eye. Photo: CDC Global. It's a medical discovery you'd hate to be part of: A 26-year-old Oregon woman is believed to be the first human ever reported to be infected with a…

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