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Having a rough day?

Spare a thought for Daniela Liverani, 24, from Edinburgh.

Ms Liverani believes she picked up the leech in Vietnam or Cambodia, but even when she felt it moving up and down her nostril, she thought it was a blood clot. She told BBC Radio Scotland: “Your initial reaction isn’t to start thinking, oh God, there’s obviously a leech in my face.”

Woman finds three-inch leech in nose after South East Asia trip (BBC News Scotland)

(Pic: Caters/BBC)

(H/T: Paidraic Ryan)