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Translucent Creatures, Black Markings and Snakes Terrorize This Reader Who Desperately Seeks Help

“I keep getting attacked at night by something” states this reader in his lengthy query about the creatures that have been bothering him since “August of 2020”. Our reader is concerned about his health and is currently not getting any medical treatment that is helping his issue.

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Dark Brown, Segmented Worm Found by Children May Indeed Be a Mealworm

“One of my children found a worm in a bed,” states this reader about the segmented, dark brown worm-like creature seen below. “From the pictures on your site, I think it is a mealworm.”

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Short, Brown Worm Found in Shower May be a Bloodworm

“I live in Austin Texas and found this worm in my shower. It was about 2 inches long”, states this reader with regard to the long, pink-brown worm-like creature photographed below. “Do you know what kind of worm this is?”

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Tiny Dark Worms Found in Loft Hatch are Likely Insect Larvae

“What kind of worm is this and should I be worried?” asks this reader from Lancashire, UK in her submission to us. “I found them around my loft hatch,” she adds, referring to the minuscule, black creatures pictured below.

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White Grub-like Larvae Fall from Ceiling and Crawl Along Bathroom Floor

“I found one of these crawling on my bathroom floor” states this reader about the glossy, white creature in the photograph below. Our reader’s husband reported that two more of these segmented critters fell from the ceiling and onto his chair.

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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 in Trailer Sting This Woman Who Seeks Advice

“I’ve got something in my trailer” states this reader in her query about the organisms pictured below. Our reader is concerned for her health and safety, and asks what she can do to get rid of the creatures.

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Brown-Striped Larvae and Fuzzy, White Bugs Infesting This Reader’s Bathroom and Bedroom are Duff Millipedes

“I have found these larvae/worms mostly crawling in my bathroom and gable bedroom” states this reader about the organisms in the photos below. The creatures appear to come in various shapes and colors, ranging from one with dark brown segments, to fuzzy, white creatures.

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Leaf-like Organisms Found on Bed Sheets May be Insect Pupae

“I find these on our bed sheets in the morning, do they have anything to do with parasites or worms? If so what can you tell me about them?” asks this reader in her submission to us. The organisms she is referring to appear to be green and flat, with a distinct line down their vertical middle, resembling leaves.

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White Worm with Brown Head Found Crawling on Kitchen Walls is a Pantry Moth Larva

“Please help!” exclaims this reader in her submission about the “worm” she found “crawling all over [her] kitchen walls and ceilings. “What is this worm?” she asks about the off-white larva-like creature with a brown head in the photo below.

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Is Consuming Pantry Moth Larvae Harmful?

“Can a pantry moth larva hurt you if you accidentally eat it?” asks this reader in her submission to us. She does not include more context than this, nor does she provide any pictures, but we will nonetheless do our best to answer our reader’s question.

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Dark Worm Found in Toilet Bowl is an Earthworm

“I just saw this in my toilet bowl. Help?” asks this reader in her submission. She is referring to the seemingly dark brown creature photographed below, who is sticking out into visible part of the toilet bowl.

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Bunches of Hair-like Organisms Found in Sink by Woman Seeking Answers

“I found this in my sink,” states this reader in her submission concerning the objects that look like bunches of wet hair photographed below. “Can you identify it?” she asks.

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Tiny, Fuzzy Creatures Found in Bathroom are Carpet Beetle Larvae

“I have found three, tiny, fuzzy, worm-like creatures,” begins this reader in her submission. She states that they look like carpet beetle larvae, and that they have been found in her bathroom by the baseboard. She asks that we tell her what they are and if she should be worried.

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Yellow, Worm-like Organism Hanging by Thread in Cupboard is a Pantry Moth Larva

“What kind of worm is this?” asks this reader about the yellow larva-like organism pictured below. The creature was found in her “pantry cupboard hanging by a thread.”

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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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Can Carpet Beetle Larvae Harm Humans?

“Do carpet beetle larvae get under your skin?” asks this reader in her submission. She reports experiencing a “real infestation that happened in days,” though she sends no photographs with her query.

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Brown, Striped Organism at the Bottom of a Hamper is a Carpet Beetle Larva

“I found this at the bottom of my clothes hamper,” says this reader about the brown and white-striped organism pictured below. Although our reader does not pose any questions in her submission, we assume that she wants to know what this is and how to handle it.

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Scary-looking, Biting Bugs May Be Mites, Though Professional Consultation is Advised

“I have some scary-looking, biting bugs of some sort in my house,” states this reader in her submission. She is referring to the small, brown bugs pictured below, and she asks that we help her identify them.

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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.