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Organisms of Various Appearances Plague Woman in Search of Help

“These are everywhere: face, head, inside,” states this reader in her submission to us. “What should I do?” she asks about the organisms pictured below, which vary in appearance from long, brown pieces of matter, to ovate, green-gray objects.

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Woman Spits Out What Appears to Be a Centipede

“Can millipedes/centipedes survive in the human body?!” exclaims this reader in her submission. She asks with regard to the centipede-like creature she happened to spit out when brushing her teeth.

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Woman Believes White Worms are Causing Her to Lose Her Hearing

“I swear white worms get under my nails in my skin,” states this reader in her submission to us. She describes a frightful situation for herself, and asks for “any suggestions”: “I need medication or something to get this out of me.”

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“Weird, Sticky Bug-like Things” Among Other Organisms That Plague This Woman In Search of Help

“My body had bites that itched” begins this reader in her submission about the “living bug or parasite” that is causing her problems. She does not ask any direct questions, but we will do our best to guide her down the path to medical advice and help.

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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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Man says Organisms Claw Through His Veins: Medical Consultation is Advised

“Please help, I have things clawing in my veins,” states this reader in his submission regarding the organisms pictured below. He states that he has “stuff” on all of his “lipnotes” and it is “very uncomfortable.”

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Man Baffled After Finding Maggot-like Worms on His Toothbrush

“Are these maggots?” asks this reader about the worm-like organisms he found on his toothbrush. The creatures appear to be very small, with thin, white, nondescript bodies that appear to be legless.

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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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Rubbery, Splinter-like Worms Plague this Reader: Medical Parasitologist Resources Provided

“Doctors won’t believe me here in the UK”, states this reader concerning the organisms that have been plaguing her for three years. She asks that we identify the organisms for her, and shares her story of her struggles with these creatures.

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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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Wiggling Worms Infest this Woman’s Hair, Destroying it in the Process: Where She Can Seek Help

“Horsehair worms are in my hair destroying it,” starts this reader in her submission to us. She shares her story regarding the creatures that have been in her hair and stomach, and states that she “can’t deal much longer.”

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Insect Infection Lasting Three Years Has Man Searching for Answers

“I have been infested with insects going on three years,” states this reader in his query. He thinks that he is infected with “toilet flies” that have come from drinking water.

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A Battle with Mold and Parasites has This Reader Examining Carpet Beetle Larvae Under a Microscope

This reader shares “microscopic pictures” of “carpet beetle larvae that came out of the skin of [her] foot.” In addition to this, she suffers from a parasitic infection from living with “multiple types of mold.”

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Man Dealing with Parasites That Eat Red Blood Cells Shares His Story

A man contacted us with reports of drain fly larvae latching on to his clothing and skin and causing all sorts of symptoms. He does not pose any questions directly, nor does he attach any photos, but we will relay his story nonetheless.

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Woman Dealing with Parasites for Over a Year Shares Her Story

A woman who has been struggling with what she believes to be parasites has contacted us with her story. She does not ask any questions, but simply wants to share some sentiments regarding people suffering from parasitic infections.

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Wife Pulls Bugs/Worms from Her Skin: Medical Consultation is Advised

“She is literally being eaten alive by these bugs or worms”, says this man in his submission concerning his wife. They live in Roscoe, Texas, and ask that we help them find help for our reader’s wife.

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Unknown Pink and White Organisms Found by Reader: Where He Can Go for Further Information

“Can anyone tell me what stage and type of worm or worm pupa these could be?” asks this reader in his submission regarding the various organisms pictured below. “Any ID help would be greatly appreciated!”

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Reader Wonders About Endoparasites Similar to Schistosoma

“Have you seen these anywhere as endoparasites?” asks our reader about the matter pictured below. Our reader details the characteristics of an endoparasite, as well as the symptoms they cause for the hosts they take, and we will share that information with the rest of our readers today.

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Little Black “Things” and White Worms Terrorize Reader’s Family, Friend and Dog: Medical Consultation is Advised

“I’m having an issue with a parasite that the doctor and vet don’t recognize,” states this reader in her submission to us. What our reader describes as little black things and white worms with black heads have infected her family, her friend and her dog, and she asks for our help in the matter.