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Re: Is it true that there are worms in your ear wax? If so what do they do?

Date: Fri Feb 23 15:41:29 2001
Posted By: Lillian Mundt, Faculty, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 980251427.Gb

Ear wax is normally sterile; just like all body fluids.
If you have heard that there is a worm which lives in it; this is NOT true.
The only thing possibly close to that may be if someone has lice and they 
got into the ear.

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