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Florida Woman Reports Parasitic Worm Infestation; What To Do

A woman in Florida states that she is infested with parasites (as seen in the images below), and that she is desperate to get them identified. The first image displays a black worm, with an arrow-shaped head and a thinner, red tail, and the second image displays a long, semi-transparent worm. Continue reading [...]

Three Doctors Unable to Identify This Pointed-Tailed Worm

A pointed-tailed worm was found on the upper thigh of this man. After multiple, unsuccessful doctor visits, our reader is "trying to figure out what parasite" he has, and wonders if we can aid him in identifying this creature. Continue reading [...]

What To Do if Your Doctor Cannot Treat Your Parasite

A mother's son in South Carolina is reportedly infested with parasitic worms, and was turned away by medical professionals. She wonders not if we can identify the worm for her, but simply if any of our readers have felt like this before in the queries they send in. Continue reading [...]

Fat, Black Larva on Bed is a Bot Fly (Botfly) Larva

A fat, black "worm/larvae-looking thing" was found on this woman's bed in Yorkshire, UK. Near this one-inch worm, our reader discovered a small amount of dried red liquid, which our reader speculates could be blood. Continue reading [...]

Woman Discovers Flea Larva Underneath her Fingernail

This woman found a clear larva under one of her fingernails, and wonders if we can identify it for her. The worm is minuscule in size, transparent in color, and was first dismissed as "nail dirt" before she saw it moving. Continue reading [...]

Reader Finds Multiple Pink and White Worms in Multiple Locations

Small, white or pink worms have been found in a multitude of places by this reader in College Place, Washington. These locations include various spots in her home, inside herself, and in her dog. Our reader is understandably concerned and asks for our help in identifying these worms. Continue reading [...]
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