Elderly man removes leech from nose
"A 73-year-old man who suffered nasal congestion and nosebleeds for more than five years is recovering after doctors removed a 10 cm long leech from his nose in Gaozhou, Guangdong province...
The leech possibly went into his nose five years ago after he drank water from a mountain stream while collecting herbs. "
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