Lifestyle Health and Wellbeing 19 Dec 2018 Chinese man gets lun ...

Chinese man gets lung infection after sniffing his stinky socks every night

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Dec 19, 2018, 8:33 pm IST
Updated Dec 19, 2018, 8:33 pm IST
His sweaty feet had left a fungal infestation in the socks and this fungus was transferred to his lungs.
He had a habit of sniffing his socks after work (Photo: Pixabay)
 He had a habit of sniffing his socks after work (Photo: Pixabay)

Smelly socks may just seem like a minor inconvenience in day to day life, but they can have more serious consequences for health. People do several strange things and in some cases these actions can land them in a difficult situation.

A man in China ended up with a severe lung infection caused by sniffing his socks every night. His sweaty feet had left a fungal infestation in the socks and this fungus was transferred to his lungs when he smelled the stinky socks after work.

 

His immune system had also been affected due to staying up late and taking care of a child.

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