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Woman Wonders if Translucent Organism on Finger is a Fluke

“Is this a fluke?” asks this reader in Morriston, Florida, referring to the translucent, yellow-green organism pictured below. She states that the organism was “difficult to get off my finger and when I did he left a stain.”

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Reddish Brown, Iridescent Organisms Plague Mother and Her Children; Where They Can Go For Help

“What are these translucent [organisms]?” asks this reader, who is concerned for herself and her kids. The organisms in question are “sometimes reddish brown with a green iridescent shine” and are coming out of our reader’s scalp.

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Black Dot-like Organism Found in Couch, Hair and Nails; Where This Woman Can Go For Help

“These are in my couch and I’ve had them get on me,” begins this reader in her query to us. Her issue concerns organisms which “start out” as “clear circles with a black dot in the center”, which are causing symptoms and concern.

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Organisms of Various Appearances Plague Woman in Search of Help

“These are everywhere: face, head, inside,” states this reader in her submission to us. “What should I do?” she asks about the organisms pictured below, which vary in appearance from long, brown pieces of matter, to ovate, green-gray objects.

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Woman Believes White Worms are Causing Her to Lose Her Hearing

“I swear white worms get under my nails in my skin,” states this reader in her submission to us. She describes a frightful situation for herself, and asks for “any suggestions”: “I need medication or something to get this out of me.”

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“Weird, Sticky Bug-like Things” Among Other Organisms That Plague This Woman In Search of Help

“My body had bites that itched” begins this reader in her submission about the “living bug or parasite” that is causing her problems. She does not ask any direct questions, but we will do our best to guide her down the path to medical advice and help.

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Woman Worried for Her Health Believes Home is Infested with Bed Bugs, Hammerhead Worms and Roundworms

“I keep finding what looks to be small worms” states this reader, who is worried about the organisms in the photos below. In her submission, our reader brings up bed bugs, flatworms, and roundworms, so we will address all of these in this article.

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Black Worm Found by Dog Excrement May Be a Flatworm or a Leech

“What is this?” asks this reader about the black organism in the screenshot below. The creature was found next to our reader’s car by dog excrement.

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Man says Organisms Claw Through His Veins: Medical Consultation is Advised

“Please help, I have things clawing in my veins,” states this reader in his submission regarding the organisms pictured below. He states that he has “stuff” on all of his “lipnotes” and it is “very uncomfortable.”

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Worms That Sting Like Razors Plagues Woman in Ohio Who Seeks Help

“Has anyone experienced this worm or bug […] stinging like a razor?” asks this woman in Dayton, Ohio who is looking for any help she can get. She has experienced multiple symptoms because of what she believes to be bugs that are hatching in and on her body.

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White Creatures with Dark Tails Found on Clothing are Flea Larvae

“I found these in my clothes,” states this reader about the white, oblong creatures in the image below. “I was wondering what they are,” she states, and we will do our best to answer her question in this article.

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Rubbery, Splinter-like Worms Plague this Reader: Medical Parasitologist Resources Provided

“Doctors won’t believe me here in the UK”, states this reader concerning the organisms that have been plaguing her for three years. She asks that we identify the organisms for her, and shares her story of her struggles with these creatures.

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Wiggling Worms Infest this Woman’s Hair, Destroying it in the Process: Where She Can Seek Help

“Horsehair worms are in my hair destroying it,” starts this reader in her submission to us. She shares her story regarding the creatures that have been in her hair and stomach, and states that she “can’t deal much longer.”

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Clear Worms Roaming on Bed are Flea Larvae

“What are these worms? What should I do about this?” asks this reader about the transparent worms she and her sister found on their bed. After cleaning their room and killing insects that they found, our reader discovered no possible cause for the presence of these insects.

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Insect Infection Lasting Three Years Has Man Searching for Answers

“I have been infested with insects going on three years,” states this reader in his query. He thinks that he is infected with “toilet flies” that have come from drinking water.

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Man Dealing with Parasites That Eat Red Blood Cells Shares His Story

A man contacted us with reports of drain fly larvae latching on to his clothing and skin and causing all sorts of symptoms. He does not pose any questions directly, nor does he attach any photos, but we will relay his story nonetheless.

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Woman Dealing with Parasites for Over a Year Shares Her Story

A woman who has been struggling with what she believes to be parasites has contacted us with her story. She does not ask any questions, but simply wants to share some sentiments regarding people suffering from parasitic infections.

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Wife Pulls Bugs/Worms from Her Skin: Medical Consultation is Advised

“She is literally being eaten alive by these bugs or worms”, says this man in his submission concerning his wife. They live in Roscoe, Texas, and ask that we help them find help for our reader’s wife.

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Long, Black Worm Found in Toilet is a Horsehair Worm

A long, black worm-like organism was found in the toilet after this reader flushed it. Our reader, who is based in Chennai, India, asks us what this “worm or creature” is.

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Reader Wonders About Endoparasites Similar to Schistosoma

“Have you seen these anywhere as endoparasites?” asks our reader about the matter pictured below. Our reader details the characteristics of an endoparasite, as well as the symptoms they cause for the hosts they take, and we will share that information with the rest of our readers today.