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Is there any possibility to reach bugs human brain through human nose

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Insects in the nose.: Yes and so can some amoeba. But insects would be very unlikely. If you are watching TV where ants go into the brain the only way this can happen would... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Highly improbable: It is possible to have brain (encephalocele) or the intracranial membranes (meningocele) or a combination of the two prolapse from the cranial cavity ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No: Not completely impossible but very very unlikely. If you had a brain eating organism you would now be unconscious, in the ICU of a hospital and not on... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
PAM: You might be thinking of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (pam), an infection from amoebas that can live in warm (above 85 degrees f) freshwater la... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: If a person has had a brain abscess and the underlying cause isn't clear (iv drug abuse, heart infection, cystic fibrosis, tetralogy, etc.), look for ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
NO: The Nasopharynx is the back of your nose and throat, and has no connection with the nerves in your brain. The swab goes to the uppermost region of thi... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
Don't worry: Have you heard of Neti pots? Many people clean out their sinuses daily using warm water poured out of Neti pots into their noses.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: Sniffing the top of a dry erase marker for a few seconds just to see what it smells like... does not cause any damage. However, one shouldn't make a h... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No, of course not: Modern doctors are good, but they're not THAT good. In reality, there are many potential infections or toxins that have yet to be studied and thus are... Read More

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