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You would have heard about, cigarette, drug and alcohol addictions but it is so weird when someone gets addicted to smell his socks. Sometimes these small addictions can be lethal to your health and can even lead to death. Here is one such instance where a man almost lost his life after it was discovered by doctor he has got addicted of smelling his socks every day.
The case was reported in China, where the man only known by his surname, Peng was diagnosed with a severe fungal infection in his lungs. When he complained of chest pain and cough to a doctor. Doctors thought that he was suffering from pneumonia, but since his condition was getting worse, the doctors reinter viewed the man and were perplexed to discover that he loves to smell his socks daily which has become an addiction.
Doctors said "The man had developed an infection from a fungus that he had apparently developed in his footwear, and it had spread to his lungs when he inhaled the spores." "Since the man's immune system was weak, as he did not get enough rest, his condition only got worse" they added.
After discovering the reason of his worsening conditions, the man was treated accordingly. Then doctors shared this bizarre case with the media, and the reactions left many shocked as many people confessed to giving up on the odd habit of smelling their socks. Doctors have insisted of sharing this experience to everyone so that they can make people aware of these lethal habits.
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