Some of these parasites are almost impossible to kill. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Episode 3 : Sex Maniacs Perfecting the art of reproduction have made parasites the most successful life form on the planet. If you have any doubts about legality of content or you have another suspicions, feel free to. Episode 3 : My Vacation from Hell During a fishing vacation, a soccer coach goes into septic shock from V. In this River Monsters Special, Jeremy Wade untangles fact from fiction as he re-lives the beasts that lie behind lethal legends. Only when one of these creatures begins to attack John's brain are they discovered.
But there's more than Ebola out there. In Virginia a young woman is attacked by an invincible brain-eating monster that threatens to take her life. By the time the medical evidence reveals the source many years later, the killer is long gone. A 4-year-old boy literally drowns in his own mucus, being a victim of an outbreak of the Enterovirus D68 virus; a 7-year old scraps his knee on a rock at the beach, but when his father puts a liquid bandage on it, it causes it to swell the size of an orange - then, his mother squeezes the wound and finds a snail inside; a college student experiences loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, jaundice, and repetitive nightmares that turn into a reality from getting infected with malaria after returning from a trip to Ghana. They can hide in the darkest recesses of the body, and they can survive the most powerful drugs. Episode 7 : The Eyeball Eater A young collage student contracts acanthamoeba keratitis from sleeping in her contact lenses; an infant becomes temporarily paralyzed and almost dies from accidental ingestion of soil that contained the most deadly toxin known to science, botulinum toxin; a new mother has extreme pain from a piece of gauze surgical sponge that was left inside her abdomen during a C-Section.
If doctors cannot cure them their only hope of survival is by living with the enemy inside them. Eleven-month-old Garrett Richardson ingests the eggs of a worm, and within days the creature travels to his brain and goes about feeding on its tissue. Prepare to be shocked, disgusted and afraid. Episode 1 : There's Something Living In My Knee!? Victims' stories are retold, including how doctors and scientists attempt to unravel each case before it's too late. And John Figge and many of his family members live for six years with unwanted hitchhikers from Africa traveling around in their bodies. Can the family get rid of these deadly parasites before the damage is critical? There is hardly an organism on this planet that doesn't have parasites that are trying to get at it. They lurk inside the body and steal their host's nutrients.
Or a fishlike being in Japan that stalks children? These are all stealthy predators that get inside their hosts, yet work on very different timetables. In Oklahoma, a chemical sprayer's cough turns out to be the result of parasitic worms that multiply in the human lung. A parasitic, bacterial, viral or fungal attack is like a tumultuous roller coaster within the body that can take terrifying - sometimes deadly - twists and turns. . A Vietnam veteran survived the enemy attacks on the front lines, but back at home — unknown to him — a killer is stealthily working its way through his body, laying waste to his organs and lymph system. In this River Monsters Special, Jeremy Wade re-lives his most intense encounters as he asks: Why are Catfish so often at the top of the suspect list? Episode 6 : Living with the Enemy Across the planet, a battle is raging, between parasites and their hosts. A New Jersey woman finds her apartment infested with one of the most ubiquitous parasites on earth — bed bugs.
Episode 6 : An Amoeba is Eating My Brain A 2-year-old girl experiences severe pain and vomiting from a bark scorpion sting; a neuroscientist experiences multi-organ failure and nearly dies from leptospirosis; a 20-year-old woman suffers from severe vomiting and extreme headaches that turn out to be caused by balamuthia mandrillaris. Three parasites that are almost impossible to destroy; three victims, fighting for their lives. My Son is a Leper An athlete gets headaches, stomach pains, breathing difficulties, and a liver mass from entamoeba histolytica; a teenager develops a leg welt and then gets fatigue and red spots on his body over the course of several years. Biologist Dan Riskin, assisted by doctors and experts who witnessed each case, leads the scientific discussion about each parasite. These parasites are sex maniacs. An organism could be inside you, feeding on you or infecting you at this very moment! Comments 0 10: 8 November 2015 Views: 0 Monsters.
There are some who are violent, manipulative and have taken sex to the extreme. Dangerous and often hard to detect, this is the story of the war on sleeper cell parasites. When the spots open, the doctors discover he has leprosy; a woman suffers severe headaches, nausea, vomiting, and seizures from E. Once they strike, their victims are condemned to a life sentence of living with the enemy inside them. Some parasites destroy their hosts with terrifying speed, while others have a more cunning strategy: they keep their host alive for as long as possible. They can evade the immune systems.
In this River Monsters Special he examines the vicious and varied ways that fish attack. A Midwestern farmer does battle with a beast that cannot be killed and a New Yorker is infected with the deadliest parasite on the planet. . . .
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