35 episodes

Hear shocking, true stories about mysterious illnesses caused by some of the smallest creatures alive: parasites. These tiny yet powerful creatures take up residence in unsuspecting hosts and attack the body, causing everything from splitting headaches to blindness to organ failure. On Monsters Inside Me, you’ll hear doctors, friends and family race to unlock the mystery ravaging the victim’s body before it is too late. With direct audio from Animal Planet’s hit TV show, find out how powerful parasites really are.
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Monsters Inside Me Animal Planet

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 72 Ratings

Hear shocking, true stories about mysterious illnesses caused by some of the smallest creatures alive: parasites. These tiny yet powerful creatures take up residence in unsuspecting hosts and attack the body, causing everything from splitting headaches to blindness to organ failure. On Monsters Inside Me, you’ll hear doctors, friends and family race to unlock the mystery ravaging the victim’s body before it is too late. With direct audio from Animal Planet’s hit TV show, find out how powerful parasites really are.
To actually see the Monsters Inside Me episode you just listened to, stream full episodes on discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/monsters to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms apply.

    Maggots are Eating Me

    Maggots are Eating Me

    A teen dodges death by surviving getting sucked into a tornado, but when his trauma wounds won't heal, doctors discover a hideous infection that's eating his body alive.

    • 36 min
    Dying Abroad

    Dying Abroad

    A young Peace Corps volunteer gets the assignment of her dreams in West Africa, but things quickly turn into a nightmare when a deadly organism strikes.

    • 37 min
    My Christmas from Hell

    My Christmas from Hell

    A globe-trotting couple returns home for Christmas and discovers some stowaways that bite, suck and consume flesh. Then, a man learns something is eating his heart and a desert photographer finds herself knocking on death's door.

    • 38 min
    Choosing Between Life and Limb

    Choosing Between Life and Limb

    A newly engaged man mysteriously collapses and soon faces complete organ failure, forcing him to make a choice between amputation or death. Then, a mysterious eye infection takes away a college freshman's ability to see.

    • 36 min
    There's a Worm in My Eye

    There's a Worm in My Eye

    A teenage ballerina suffers debilitating migraines and incapacitating muscle failures. Then, a high-tech monster shatters a young boy's life and a young missionary experiences something that literally makes his skin crawl.

    • 38 min
    My Husband is Hallucinating

    My Husband is Hallucinating

    A boy's summer fun is cut short by an apparent flu that suddenly transforms into a life-threatening condition. Then, an extreme case of asthma strikes a former beauty queen and bizarre hallucinations take down an oil rig worker.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

cattamanchi ,

you left what inside me

incredible podcast even for a medical professional. thank

dagbenny ,

The best

This is one of my top three favorite podcasts. Every single one of them is fascinating and I really love when podcasts are told by the real people that it happened to!

amfm450 ,

Love the real accounts of people!

Thank you for this podcast!!! More please!

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