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Dentist finds live maggots inside patient’s mouth

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A dentist, in a gruesome video clip, shows opening up his patient’s mouth to find scores of wriggling maggots, the slimy insects, usually found in rotting meat.

This is the revolting moment an unfortunate dentist encountered with a mouth infested by live maggots. As the dentist tugs the patient’s bottom lip, her yellow, rotting teeth protrude past her eroded gums — an obvious sign of poor oral hygiene, strongly linked to oral myiasis, the MailOnline reported.

In the 56-second long clip, suspected to have been shot in South India, was posted to LiveLeak and YouTube , the unnamed patient can be heard breathing heavily.

As her top lip is also pulled away, the true extent of her infestation is revealed and the insects can be seen swarming in her gums.

The woman appears to suffer from myiasis, which comes from the Latin words “myia” meaning fly and “iasis” meaning disease.

The flies’ larvae can feed on the host’s living or dead tissue, liquid body substance, or ingested food. When the tissues in the oral cavity are invaded by parasites, this is known as oral myiasis.

Those at risk of the rare condition include those from poorer social backgrounds and people who have suffered wounds or other injury to the face. It is also more common in regions with a warmer climate.

Infestations of the nose and ears are dangerous because of the possibility of penetration into the brain, the fatality rate is 8 per cent in such cases.

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DPM Pokharel gets responsibility of Officiating PM

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KATHMANDU — Ahead of his visit to the People’s Republic of China, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has given the responsibility of the Officiating PM to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel.

PM Oli, who is also the chairman of Nepal Communist Party (CPN), is leaving here for China today.

Similarly, Oli has appointed party’s senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal as the officiating chairman of CPN, according to CPN central committee member Bishnu Rijal. Currently, another chairman of CPN Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is out of the country.

Likewise, deputy parliamentary party leader of CPN Subas Chandra Nembang has got the responsibility of officiating parliamentary party leader in the absence of parliamentary party leader and PM Oli.

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