White Larvae Falling From the Ceiling May Be Root Weevil Larvae

A property manager was contacted about "maggots falling from the ceiling" by the residents in an old building in Southern California, and in turn contacted us about receiving an identification of these "maggots". He states that he was brought to us by an old article about root weevil larvae, but doubts that that is what these worms are. Continue reading [...]

Worm Infestation of the Skin in Australia; What to do in This Situation

A woman contacted us asking if we could identify the type of worms that have been living in her skin. Our reader resides in Victoria, Australia and wonders if she has more than one thing living in her house. She also states that she has, in fact, been to see a doctor, who looked at her "stupid". Continue reading [...]

Larva and Eggs of Various Colors Found All Over Pennsylvania Home

A woman in Pennsylvania has been finding "larvae or pupae" in large amounts in her kitchen, bathroom and living room. Our reader reports that to the naked eye, they appear to be "nothing", but once she zooms in on them, one can make out the details that make her "sick". Continue reading [...]

Brown & Tan-Striped Bugs are Carpet Beetle Larvae

Two photographs of some kind of creature were sent in by this woman who wonders what they might be. The creatures in question appear to be brown and tan-striped, sport multiple pairs of forelegs, and are somewhat oval in shape. Continue reading [...]

Liver Flukes Plague Grandmother and Grandson

"Liver and lung and skin flukes" have been plaguing this grandmother and her five-year old grandson. As both of the victims of this parasite are fighting this infection, the grandmother reports that her lungs are "not looking good" and that her grandson's gall bladder is in need of surgery. Continue reading [...]

Uncertainties as to What This Pink Worm in Toilet is

A long pink worm was found in the toilet of this woman who wonders if we can tell her what it is, and if it is a parasite. According to our reader, the worm "seems to have little legs", although this is difficult to discern from the image provided. Continue reading [...]
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