Search Results for “”

Man and Wife Potentially Carry Intestinal Parasites for Three Years

Since 2016, this man and has been finding worms in his stool. Our reader kindly provided us with a picture and video of one of these worms, which appear to be red, thin and long. Continue reading [...]

Maggots and BSFL Found Near Bin and Litterbox

A puzzling case of separate clusters of worms of different species was discovered by this woman and her caretakers in the UK. The first cluster of worms was found behind "the bin/cat food/litter," and were deemed to be maggots, while the second cluster of unidentified worms, which were also found in the same place, were dark brown in color, and segmented. Continue reading [...]

Woman Blows her Nose and Discovers Worms

A reader recently informed us that she found a worm in her sink after blowing her nose, and has become paranoid as to whether it came from her or not. She describes the worm as being a wriggling, tiny thread; it was more than 0.5cm (0.2-inches) long and about 0.1cm (0.04-inches) wide. Continue reading [...]

Worm With Tail Found Swimming in Bathroom is a Rat-tailed Maggot

A concerned reader recently sent in this image of a worm-like creature he has been finding in his bathroom for the past two months. He says it is about an inch in length and "swims like a worm, contracting and extending its body". Continue reading [...]
all about worms default image

White Worms in Spider Bite

One of our readers sent us photos of a spider bite that he worries might be infected with white worms. We encourage him to see a doctor about this issue since we aren't licensed to administer medical advice of any kind. Continue reading [...]

Was what Reader Found in His Ear a Worm?

A reader felt his ear swell up and become painful. A few days later something came out of his ear. We are unable to identify the specimen. Continue reading [...]
Menu / Search

All About Worms