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39. And While You're At It, Better Avoid The Sushi, Too
This is a true case of a Japanese man from Gifu Prefecture who incessantly about a persistent headache. Mr. Shota Fujiwara loves his sashimi and sushi very much to the extent of trying to get them as "alive and fresh" as can be for his insatiable appetite. He developed a severe headache, but for the past three years had put it off as migraine and stress from work.
It was only when he started losing his phsyco-motor skills that he sought medical help. A brain scan and x-ray revealed little however. But upon closer inspection by a specialist on his scalp, the Doctor noticed small movements beneath his skin. It was then that the Doctor did a local anaesthetic to his scalp and discovered the cause! Tiny tapeworms crawled out! Major surgery was t! hus immediately called for and the extent of the infestation was horrific!
Remember : tapeworms, roundworms and their eggs which abound in all fish, fresh or saltwater, can only be killed by thorough cooking and/or freezing the fish to between -4 deg C - 0 degsC

http://believe-or-not.blogspot.com/2006/10/eating-sushi...

Thank me for not posting the photos.
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  -Woman thought to have brain tumor turns out to have live worm in brain! Maraya1969  Jun-05-09 04:55 PM   #0 
  - Glad I don't eat the stuff! nt  JerseygirlCT   Jun-05-09 04:56 PM   #1 
  - I'm glad I don't either! What's scary, however, is that other people  Liquorice   Jun-05-09 05:05 PM   #7 
  - Hmmm... true. Disturbing! nt  JerseygirlCT   Jun-05-09 05:33 PM   #19 
  - They said that you don't have to eat it. If someone serves you food  Maraya1969   Jun-05-09 05:40 PM   #20 
  - Of ALL THE VIDEOS on youtube,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-05-09 04:57 PM   #2 
  - +1.  bleever   Jun-06-09 01:55 AM   #45 
  - count me in on that group too!!! NOT watching.  auntAgonist   Jun-06-09 02:39 PM   #78 
  - there's a trend in cuisine now  paulsby   Jun-05-09 04:57 PM   #3 
  - In general  sharp_stick   Jun-05-09 05:02 PM   #5 
  - right  paulsby   Jun-05-09 05:20 PM   #13 
     - Pork Belly  Dorian Gray   Jun-06-09 06:16 AM   #49 
        - With a little sleuthing, you can actually buy it and cook it yourself  HamdenRice   Jun-06-09 07:40 AM   #53 
           - I'm a pretty good cook  Dorian Gray   Jun-06-09 07:53 AM   #55 
              - True, I can't buy it often because I'll basically eat it all in one sitting  HamdenRice   Jun-06-09 08:32 AM   #56 
                 - You know next time I see it,  Dorian Gray   Jun-06-09 09:52 AM   #61 
                 - Fearnly-Whittingstall has a most incredible Chinese-style recipe for pork belly.  Rabrrrrrr   Jun-06-09 01:40 PM   #74 
  - Who would want to eat pink pork or chicken??!!??  Jazzgirl   Jun-05-09 05:57 PM   #28 
  - That depends on how it's cooked  NeedleCast   Jun-05-09 09:04 PM   #37 
  - That smoke ring is (to me at least) a different shade of pink than uncooked pork.  Moondog   Jun-06-09 12:53 PM   #67 
  - Same type that the Scottsdale mercedes surfer had? Opened his sunroof, climbed on the roof and  lonestarnot   Jun-06-09 07:51 AM   #54 
  - This reminds me of one of the first episodes of House, MD.  Odin2005   Jun-05-09 05:00 PM   #4 
  - That was the pilot episode NT  Recursion   Jun-05-09 05:10 PM   #9 
  - Your right, the patient was the lady Wilson lied to House about saying she was a relative.  Odin2005   Jun-05-09 05:18 PM   #12 
  - I was just going to say...sounds right out of an episode of House  angstlessk   Jun-05-09 05:15 PM   #10 
  - lol! I just watched that episode on Monday. :)  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-05-09 05:21 PM   #15 
  - Hey, I remember that episode  cagesoulman   Jun-06-09 06:24 AM   #50 
  - And here I just watched "Wrath of Khan" last night.  villager   Jun-05-09 05:02 PM   #6 
  - That's fake right? Tell me that's fake.  Maraya1969   Jun-05-09 05:43 PM   #21 
     - It's from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan... best Trek movie!  ReverendDeuce   Jun-05-09 05:53 PM   #24 
     - Definitely the best Trek movie. The first one is very good too, it's hardcore sci-fi nt  conspirator   Jun-06-09 09:18 AM   #58 
     - That's the ear worm from the Star Trek: Wrath of Kahn movie.  myrna minx   Jun-05-09 05:55 PM   #26 
  - Think of poor zombies --  damntexdem   Jun-05-09 05:08 PM   #8 
  - Could explain Rush. One worm eating another.  Faygo Kid   Jun-05-09 05:17 PM   #11 
  - i've noticed on the Food Channel that the hosts have been showing pink pork and it  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-05-09 05:20 PM   #14 
  - Its properly cooked...it's been heavily smoked  NeedleCast   Jun-05-09 09:05 PM   #38 
  - No, I've seen them use pork tenderloin and chops. Not smoked. Pork should  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-05-09 09:59 PM   #40 
     - If you raise pigs and don't feed slop then 145 is more than adequate  quiller4   Jun-06-09 02:13 AM   #46 
        - Unfortunaley Bobby Flay didn't go into where one should get their pork from and most  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jun-06-09 07:17 AM   #51 
  - I also hate it when they cut raw chicken (or any meat in my case) on a cutting board,  Jamastiene   Jun-06-09 01:38 PM   #73 
  - it was in her brain??? how did it get there?  ejpoeta   Jun-05-09 05:27 PM   #16 
  - Good question. The egg traveled through her blood stream?  Maraya1969   Jun-05-09 05:44 PM   #22 
  - i'm with you...  MrsBrady   Jun-05-09 05:56 PM   #27 
  - Trichina worms laugh at stomach acid and excavate with their mouths...  Frank Cannon   Jun-06-09 08:50 AM   #57 
     - + 1 Trillion  Jamastiene   Jun-06-09 01:30 PM   #71 
  - There's a blood-brain barrier.  TNDemo   Jun-05-09 06:01 PM   #29 
  - dupe  baldguy   Jun-05-09 05:30 PM   #17 
  - Wash those porky hands!  baldguy   Jun-05-09 05:30 PM   #18 
  - As others have said... cook your pork well!  ReverendDeuce   Jun-05-09 05:51 PM   #23 
  - Pork is 160 degrees. Trichinosis croaks at 137 degrees.  Tesha   Jun-05-09 07:28 PM   #31 
  - Link to FDA cooking temperature guidelines....  ReverendDeuce   Jun-05-09 05:54 PM   #25 
  - I wish somebody had bothered to name the type of worm in this  kestrel91316   Jun-05-09 06:13 PM   #30 
  - my irritation, too!  Kali   Jun-06-09 12:08 PM   #63 
  - Being a vegetarian  Raine   Jun-05-09 07:40 PM   #32 
  - Yeah  tammywammy   Jun-05-09 09:02 PM   #36 
  - Assuming someone isn't unclean when they are preparing your food.  Jamastiene   Jun-06-09 01:40 PM   #75 
  - The Woman With a Worm in Her Head by Pamela Nagami  eppur_se_muova   Jun-05-09 07:45 PM   #33 
  - More and more pork from pig factories in Mexico. Swine flu originated from one...  Badgerman   Jun-05-09 08:05 PM   #34 
  - WTF?!  Kali   Jun-06-09 12:12 PM   #64 
  - Sarah's gonna be so relieved to hear that. Now, can you explain that last pregnancy?  jazzjunkysue   Jun-05-09 08:50 PM   #35 
  - And While You're At It, Better Avoid The Sushi, Too  Mr. Ected   Jun-05-09 09:07 PM   #39 
  - That one's been debunked...  Irreverend IX   Jun-05-09 11:47 PM   #41 
  - Who the hell voted for that?  eridani   Jun-06-09 12:13 AM   #42 
  - You have to admire the Jewish Kosher rules.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-06-09 07:28 AM   #52 
     - the odd thing is that a large epidemiological cluster was in an Orthodox community  DeepBlueC   Jun-06-09 01:20 PM   #70 
  - Trichinosis  TahitiNut   Jun-06-09 12:22 AM   #43 
  - yup...its bad shit and should be well known but I guess not that well known...Damn  opihimoimoi   Jun-06-09 02:28 AM   #47 
  - Ooops.  Hassin Bin Sober   Jun-06-09 09:33 AM   #60 
  - OK, I've been eating raw hamburger meat for 40 to 45 years  kster   Jun-06-09 12:46 AM   #44 
  - Parasites don't always kill the host...  Jamastiene   Jun-06-09 01:47 PM   #76 
  - Ick  Dorian Gray   Jun-06-09 06:14 AM   #48 
  - If trichinosis grosses you out. . .  buzzycrumbhunger   Jun-06-09 09:29 AM   #59 
  - great, i had carne adovada last night n/t  mix   Jun-06-09 10:35 AM   #62 
  - Must.Bite.Tongue.  Jamastiene   Jun-06-09 12:14 PM   #65 
  - Yardstick of civilization.  rrneck   Jun-06-09 12:46 PM   #66 
  - The worms crawl in, they make a muss  Arugula Latte   Jun-06-09 01:09 PM   #68 
  - Jesus fuck, I'm glad I've been a vegetarian for over 40 years.  graywarrior   Jun-06-09 01:14 PM   #69 
  - I'm so glad I don't eat pork.  Lucian   Jun-06-09 01:33 PM   #72 
  - Just a question here............  Midniteagle   Jun-06-09 02:23 PM   #77 
  - I just made a pork roast this morning and you had to tell me this...  old mark   Jun-06-09 02:45 PM   #79 
 

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