London, Oct 18 (ANI): A man's earache in the UK that made him partially deaf and kept him in pain for 33 years, has been cured after a tooth was removed from his ear.
Stephen Hirst headaches have now gone, but it is still a mystery how the tooth ended up jammed in his ear canal.
"I've been plagued by earache since I was about 14," the Daily Express quoted the former miner, as saying.
"I used to just sit and bang my head on the wall because it hurt that much. I'd be screaming in pain, and that's not exaggerating.
"I decided to have one last try to sort it out.
"The nurse put a suction tube in my ear and cleaned it, then she had a go with a microscope probe and finally used some tweezers.
"She said she couldn't believe what she'd found in my ear and showed me the tooth. I think it's a bottom tooth, a front incisor," he said.
The 47-year-old from Sheffield, had to give up work as a miner 15 years ago partly due to his ear condition. (ANI)