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Man Says He Suffers from Parasite-Induced Pain and Scabs

A reader says that parasites are plaguing his life, and he hopes that we can help identify the parasites for him. He has been experiencing severe pain in his leg and later realized he had "a row of small scabs" on his shin, which he proceeded to scrape off. Continue reading [...]

Florida Woman Reports Parasitic Worm Infestation; What To Do

A woman in Florida states that she is infested with parasites (as seen in the images below), and that she is desperate to get them identified. The first image displays a black worm, with an arrow-shaped head and a thinner, red tail, and the second image displays a long, semi-transparent worm. Continue reading [...]

Three Doctors Unable to Identify This Pointed-Tailed Worm

A pointed-tailed worm was found on the upper thigh of this man. After multiple, unsuccessful doctor visits, our reader is "trying to figure out what parasite" he has, and wonders if we can aid him in identifying this creature. Continue reading [...]

What To Do if Your Doctor Cannot Treat Your Parasite

A mother's son in South Carolina is reportedly infested with parasitic worms, and was turned away by medical professionals. She wonders not if we can identify the worm for her, but simply if any of our readers have felt like this before in the queries they send in. Continue reading [...]

Man and Wife Potentially Carry Intestinal Parasites for Three Years

Since 2016, this man and has been finding worms in his stool. Our reader kindly provided us with a picture and video of one of these worms, which appear to be red, thin and long. Continue reading [...]

Doctor Turns Away Woman Infested with Parasitic Worms; What to do

In rural Virginia, a woman calls for help as her daughter is severely affected by a parasitic worm infestation. The "maggot-like" worms have left pustules in their wake, and caused symptoms of itching, burning, and sensations of something crawling under her skin. Continue reading [...]
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