Black Worms with White Spots Gathering Underneath Mattress are Lily Caterpillars

"What are these worms gathering underneath my son's mattress?" asks this mother from Melbourne Australia. Her question pertains to the minuscule, black worms with white polka dots in the photos below. Continue reading [...]

Lint-like, White Matter Found by Woman Who May Need Medical Advice

"What are these?" is all this woman asks in her submission to us. She sends in multiple pictures, of which we have included only a few, of what appears to be white, lint- and hair-like matter all around what we assume to be her home. Continue reading [...]

“Worm/Snake-looking Things” Plague This Woman for Three Years and Requires a Medical Professional’s Opinion

"I have been finding these worm/snake-looking things in my house since I moved in" states this reader in her query. These "things" have been found all over our reader's home and she has been experiencing symptoms at the same time; she says the situation has become "traumatic" and would "greatly" appreciate our thoughts on the subject. Continue reading [...]

Pinkish-white Worm Found on Curtain by Baby’s Bed is a Clothes Moth Caterpillar

"My sister found a worm in her baby's bed curtain and we didn't find out what kind of worm it is," states this reader in his submission to us regarding what appears to be a pinkish-white larva-like creature with a black/dark brown head. Our reader wonders if it is dangerous, and hopes that we can tell him what the creature is. Continue reading [...]

Yellow and Red Marks on This Woman’s Scalp Cause Itchiness: Where She Can Seek Medical Advice

"What is it?" asks our reader about her "findings" on her "scalp" that have been bothering her for five weeks. She discovered the yellow and red markings on her scalp with her comb, and they were "itchy at first", though she does not elaborate upon the extent to which they are affecting her now. Continue reading [...]

Skin and Hair Parasites Bother Woman for Three Years; Where She Can Go for Help

"I've been battling this skin and hair parasite for three years now and no one knows anything," states this reader in her query to us. "What is it?" she asks, concerning the crusty, dark-red substance on her fingernail below. Continue reading [...]
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