Bhubaneswar, Nov. 16 -- An elderly British man suffering progressive loss of hearing accidentally discovered a piece of an earbud stuck inside his sense organ after nearly five years.

According to a report, Wallace Lee, from Dorset, a former Naval techie had been complaining of hearing loss for quite some time.Initially, he attributed his developing deafness to problems due to his career in the noisy aviation industry or some sports injury.

However, the 66-year-old was surprised to discover that a small object had stuck inside his ear canal after detecting it through an endoscopic kit.

Lee felt instant relief from his long-hearing problems and could hear everything normally as soon as the blockage which he said was a piece of an earbud...