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Grossest Things in Your Body Right Now

The digestive tract usually gets all the credit for gross contents. While there's plenty of unpleasantness here, your body is a wonderland of repellent things.

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There are all kinds of gross things in your body right now, maybe even hard lumps of calcium oxalate (that's what a kidney stone's made of). You're making sweat, and eye gunk, and pus, and you also have undigested and partially digested food traveling through your gut. And did you know there's more bacteria living in your body than there are human cells? We'll get to that in a moment. First, let's talk about the mites having sex on your eyelashes.

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