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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 [...]

Tiny Black Worms On Skin Remain a Mystery

One of our readers recently reached out to us with a worm-related health concern. She explained that she has discovered tiny black worm-like organisms in her house and on her skin. Continue reading [...]

Are Worms Found In Shower Tapeworms, Flea Larvae, or Something Else?

A reader reached out to us about a golden worm she found in her hair while showering. Although we are sure the organism isn't a tapeworm or flea larva as she feared, we don't know what it is. Continue reading [...]
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