Woman Plagued with Parasites for Two Years Expels String-like Worms Through Throat

"I have been ill for two years" says this reader, who started noticing worms in her faeces in December 2019. Since then, she has started expelling "little red/brown" things as well as worms through her throat, and she asks that we help identify the worms for her. Continue reading [...]

Three Clusters of Tiny Gray Larvae on Ceiling are Baby Fall Armyworms

After being gone for three days, this reader came back to his home to find "three groups of these critters" on his family room ceiling. The critters in question appear to be a dark gray color, with bulbous, glossy black heads and segmented, bristly bodies. Continue reading [...]

White Worm-like Creature That Eats Through Wood, Porcelain and Ceramic is a Mystery

"There appears to be a worm on the floor along with white dots that are eggs I guess," states this reader, who thinks she may have found pinworms in her home. The worms in question appear to be white in color, with a flat body. Continue reading [...]

Small, Dark Brown Worms in Townhouse Kitchen and Bathrooms are Drain Fly Larvae

Small, dark brown worms of about 0.6cm (roughly 0.2-inches) have been popping up in the bathrooms and kitchen of this reader's townhouse. Our reader tends to find multiple at a time in the kitchen, but only one at a time in the bathroom, and has been finding these worms for about a year now. Continue reading [...]

Dark-colored Organism with Bristly Appendages is a Black Carpet Beetle Larva

"What is this worm?" asks this reader about an organism she found. The organism in question appears to be black in color, with multiple hair-thin appendages spiking out from the sides of its body. Continue reading [...]

What This Woman Can Do About the Worms Her Doctors Claim are Imaginary

"I have had these stringy worms for over a year" says this reader, who reached out to us after visiting three doctors about the "half moon looking worms" which have been plaguing her. She asks for our help in getting rid of them, assuring us that the worms "are not imaginary." Continue reading [...]
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