Watch doctors remove writhing leech from woman's nostril

Full disclosure: the following footage may haunt your dreams

This is the moment a doctor in Vietnam discovers the cause of their patient’s stuffy nose. Full disclosure: the following footage may haunt your dreams.

Leech

After inserting an endoscope into the woman’s right nostril, the culprit of the congestion is revealed, a leech, lurking in the nasal cavity like an alien antagonist from a low-budget '80s horror movie.

The doctor quickly arms themselves with a pair of tweezers, clamping onto the convulsing parasite and easing it out of the patient’s nose.

The leech, which measures an impressive 10cm, can then be seen

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