Man Plagued with Organisms for Two Years; Where he Can Go for Help

“Can you identify these please?” asks this reader in Olean, New York who has been plagued by these organisms for almost two years. His dermatologist says he is better off getting help from an exterminator to diagnose his skin ailment.

To begin with, it is vital that we let our reader know that we will not be able to identify the organisms in the pictures he sent us. This is because our reader has disclosed that the matter is medical in nature, and since we are not medical professionals we cannot diagnose his problem. Similarly, an exterminator is not a medical professional either, and to be quite frank, it was rather irresponsible of our reader’s dermatologist to suggest that our reader should consult an exterminator for a medical issue. What we can do is point our reader toward some resources he can use to find someone who is genuinely qualified to deal with this type of problem. As our reader’s photos and story implies, the organisms are negatively affecting his skin and body, and so we think it would be worth consulting with an infectious disease physician, as they are trained in the field of parasitology, fungal infections, and more ailments of the body caused by living organisms.

What we can recommend is that our reader do one or more of the following: 1) Search for a medical parasitologist Olen area using this directory of medical parasitology consultants: https://www.astmh.org/for-astmh-members/clinical-consultants-directory. 2) Search for a local parasitologist by doing a Google search for “medical parasitologist Olean New York” or “tropical medicine specialist Olean New York”. 3) Get in touch with Dr. Omar Amin at the Parasitology Center at https://www.parasitetesting.com. 4) Contact Dr. Vipul Savaliya of Infectious Disease Care (“IDCare”) at idcarepa.com. Whichever resource our reader does end up using, we urge him to get in touch with someone as soon as possible. As our reader has been dealing with this for two years, we can guess that he is quite eager to have this over and done with, and having a medical issue for that long cannot be good for one’s emotional health.

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To conclude, we are unfortunately not able or qualified to directly help our reader with his issue and identify the organisms in the photographs he sent us. That said, we hope that the resources we did provide do come to use and that our reader makes haste in getting his problem resolved. Any updates he can provide us on his journey toward good health are welcomed, and we encourage him to write any such updates in an email to us or in the comments section below.

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Man Plagued with Organisms for Two Years; Where he Can Go for Help
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Man Plagued with Organisms for Two Years; Where he Can Go for Help
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"Can you identify these please?" asks this reader in Olean, New York who has been plagued by these organisms for almost two years. His dermatologist says he is better off getting help from an exterminator to diagnose his skin ailment.
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  1. Carol

    As far as these things being medical. I have also found them in my walls at home and at work on the building outside and in. These things are everywhere if truth be told, I have been all over my state of North carolina in the past three years since I started noticing these microscopic parasites, but everywhere I have gone these creatures are there. Some people are not as sensitive to being bothered by any symptoms these evil things inflicte upon us. Not sure way some it don’t effect and others feel to be eattin alive.
    I just keep hoping that they will be discovered by the right people and figure out that they are plaguing a lot of people.

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