Most of the time, the only thing that you pull out of your ear is earwax.

Every once in a while though, you may get something else stuck in there. If you’re lucky, it’s just the usual stuff like water, sand, or dirt.

If you’re not lucky, then you may end up with some pretty disgusting things in there like the poor people in this slideshow.

Check out this list of 15 truly nasty things found inside people’s ears and be sure to share it with a (strong-stomached) friend!