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Pink and Translucent Worm Discovered in Toilet

One of our readers found a pink and translucent worm in his toilet. We think the creature looks a little bit like an earthworm, which readers find in their toilets all the time, but since he is concerned about his health, we encourage him to see a doctor to find out if the worm is something to worry about! Continue reading [...]

Black Worms Emerge From Skin And Cause Itching

One of our readers wrote to us about some black worms that emerge from her skin and make her itchy. We recommend that she see a doctor who will be able to diagnose and treat her much more effectively and safely than we could even attempt to. We hope she finds herself back in good health soon! Continue reading [...]

Reader Dealing With Potential Parasites Needs To See Medical Professional

Today we responded to a reader who believes she is dealing with a parasite infection. We wish her the best of luck solving this mystery and hope she is able to return to good health. Continue reading [...]
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What If My Dog Ate A Wolf Worm?

One of our readers asked what might happen if his dog ate a wolf worm. There is some possibility that his dog's skin might become infected with these wolf worms, but we don't have enough information to declare if this will occur or not. Continue reading [...]

Is Worm in Toilet Roundworm?

A reader sent us a photograph of a brown worm he found swimming in his toilet. We think this might be a roundworm, which is a parasitic worm that lives in the gut. However, since we aren't medical professionals, we encourage our reader to see a doctor as soon as possible to weigh in on the matter. Continue reading [...]

Did Reader Find Worms in Ham?

A reader reached out about finding potential worms in some cooked ham.  Unfortunately, there isn't much we can do for our reader. We don't believe she has found Trichinella spiralis, but since we aren't medical professionals we can't confirm this without a doubt. Continue reading [...]
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