Man Left Fighting For Life After Being Bitten By Spider In Peru

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One man has been left fighting for his life after being bitten by a spider.

Orlando Jimenez Jimenez, 31, is being treated by doctors in southern Peru, and has seen his organs fail.

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His eyes and ears have rotted because of the bite, and his liver and kidneys are now in failure.

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After it was revealed his parents were paying £140 per day for his life-saving treatment, a page was set up for financial support on Facebook, ‘Help Chamo’, which is his nickname.

The shocking incident is believed to have happened when a spider fell on him and bit his ear, with the spider thought to have been a Chilean Recluse, one of the deadliest types of spiders in the world.

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Jimenez was initially taken to a health care centre, where he was given an antidote, but after that failed to work, he was rushed to intensive care.

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Sadly, he is now fighting for his life.

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