Stomach-churning footage shows large parasites wriggling around in man's liver

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Revolting footage shows a large parasitic worm wriggling around in man's liver after 'he caught them by eating raw watercress' Liver flukes infected 40-year-old after he ate raw vegetable on a farm in Mexico One was filmed using its suckers to cling to the walls of his organ as it squirmed They had caused severe bleeding in his liver which led to severe anaemia  

By Connor Boyd Health Reporter For Mailonline

Published: 11:52 GMT, 7 November 2019 | Updated: 11:54 GMT, 7 November 2019


Stomach-churning footage has captured a huge parasitic worm squirming around a man's liver. 

The unidentified 40-year-old is thought to have caught the liver fluke after he ate raw watercress on a farm in Mexico. 

Doctors filmed the creature using its suckers to cling to the walls of his organ, as it wriggled around his insides.  

The patient was taken to A&E with fatigue, which got progressively more debilitating over three months. 

He had recently moved to Los Angeles from Mexico, where he worked on a farm and regularly snacked on raw watercress.

Medics ran tests on

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