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3 Worms Which Would be Terrifying to Find in Your Home

Although most would argue that no species of worm is wanted in the home, there are some that are particularly scary to find in your home. This article will provide some examples of worms which would be a nightmare to find in your home, which we hope none of our readers will discover in their own homes. 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 [...]

The Attack of the Screwworm

A reader reached out to us because she believes her roommates might be suffering from screwworms. We encourage them to see a doctor immediately. Continue reading [...]

Are Wolf Worms Contagious?

To summarize, a reader asked us if wolf worms in cats are contagious to humans. While we are confident that it is very unlikely in North America. Continue reading [...]

Screwworms and Humans

A reader just asked us the following question: Can a screwworm live in the human body/intestine if the human accidentally eats the egg or worm? Continue reading [...]


A reader wrote to us asking us if there is a type of worm that can get into your skin in Florida. The reader did not specify that she had worms in her skin, but anytime we have a reader with a medical question, we let them know to get the help of a medical professional first.First, we have to say that we are not qualified to speak about medical issues, and if the reader has a medical concern she should seek medical attention. What we can do is provide some suggestions as to the type of worm. Continue reading [...]
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