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Man with Giardiasis Finds Irregular-Shaped Gray Creatures All Over House

A man with a parasitic infection of giardia (a microscopic parasite that can cause diarrhea, cramps and nausea) has contacted us recently about finding some kind of organism all over his home, primarily in his meats. He wonders if we can tell him what they are. Continue reading [...]

What Are Cod Worms?

If one were to look up 'cod worms' on the internet, one would be met with a plethora of woeful tales of people finding worms in their fish. Ranging from personal accounts posted on social media to articles published on news sites, the cod worm has made quite the buzz on the internet. Continue reading [...]

Tacoma Apartment Overrun By Insects While Creatures Live Inside This Woman’s Feet

Recently, we received word from a reader that her apartment in Tacoma, Washington has become "overrun" with what she believes to be "no-see-ums" or black flies. Since their discovery, she swears she "can feel them inside the bottom of both" of her feet, and she asks what we know of black flies. Continue reading [...]

The Tapeworm Diet and Why It’s Problematic

The tapeworm diet is a phenomenon that took the internet and world by storm a few years ago as its absurd and unorthodox method sparked controversy. This article will explore how this diet works, and why it's problematic. Continue reading [...]

White Worms Infest the Skin of this Man and his Fiancée

Parasitic whitish worms have been infesting this man and his fiancée, who ask for our help in identifying them. These "tiny white worms" "burrow through the top layer of the skin" to lay "dark sand-like eggs", infesting "wounds." Continue reading [...]

Precautions to Take When Going on Vacation so You Don’t Get Worms

It is not uncommon for us to receive submissions from readers who have been on vacation and have come home to discover that they are infested with some kind of parasite. Naturally, we sympathize with any of our readers who have ever experienced something like this, and thus we wanted to write this article in order to give some basic tips to our readers on how to prevent something like this happening to them. Continue reading [...]
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