Reader Suffering From Worm-Related Health Issues Should See Specialist

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A reader recently reached out to us with a startling message. We will share the message with some minor editing, ” I have been dealing with these worms that are in my carpet, furniture, clothing, and me. I have been to several doctors in the past fifteen months. I have skin sores all the time that have worms in them, and the worms are in my hair, eyes, nose, and mouth. When I bleed they are in my blood. I feel them penetrating my skin. My blood is thick dark and sticky. I clot very fast sometimes I don’t even bleed when I have a open wound. I’m short of breath and whistle when I breath at times. It seems to feel like a stinging sensation. Please help.” As you might imagine, we were quite startled to read this message and we understand that our reader is truly suffering and concerned about her health.

She sent us a few photographs. The first is of a small, black worm-like organism burrowing into the carpet. The other photograph is of her fingernails, though we aren’t sure what exactly we are supposed to be noticing in this photo:

Unfortunately, despite her reaching out to us for help, there isn’t much comfort we can offer her. Here at All About Worms, we aren’t medical professionals and therefore aren’t licensed to give medical advice of any kind. We know she said that she has already seen a doctor, and since she has seen several we are guessing she hasn’t found them particularly helpful. We encourage her to see an infectious disease specialist rather than a general physician. To find a specialist, we recommend she do an Internet search for “travel infectious diseases doctor (her location or nearest big city).”

Today we responded to a reader’s potentially worm-related health concerns. We can’t offer medical advice, but encourage her to reach out to a specialist.


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Reader Suffering From Worm-Related Health Issues Should See Specialist
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Reader Suffering From Worm-Related Health Issues Should See Specialist
We responded to a reader's potentially worm-related health concerns. We can't offer medical advice, but encourage her to reach out to a specialist.

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Author: Worm Researcher Dori

11 thoughts on “Reader Suffering From Worm-Related Health Issues Should See Specialist

  1. None of you are crazy. And you are not alone. I don’t think I have much time left. My brain is not my own anymore. I can’t breathe. Severe pain. Lost all friends and keeping my distance from everyone because I believe I am contagious and I can’t get my kids or mom sick. But, unfortunately my mom has started symptoms anyway. I must’ve infected her early on before I knew anything was going on. I’m having a really hard time dealing with this guilt. Which I have for my dogs also. Vet didn’t find anything just like my attempts for help found nothing except being in my head, delusional. My husband gets symptoms but never gets sick or debilitated in any way. We found that is because they use him and pets as intermediate hosts during life cycle, to get to me who is the chosen host here, which is due to my immunocompromised health problems. Friends think I’m on drugs and have cut me out of their lives. My kids believe something has happened but do not understand why I don’t want them around me or the house. This house has been a big contributor to them staying. The mold spores have fueled them and caused secondary infections of fungal, bacterial, and yeast organisms and parasites. Larvae has come through the walls and floors from under the paint that we painted, so we know that larvae was here before we moved in. You can have a yeast overgrowth in your body that causes horrible symptoms. And you won’t suspect it because you may never get an actual yeast infection or thrush, it stays inside the body. I keep getting MRSA and Sepsis. And also many many skin cancers including 3 melanomas in 4 years. I hope I can get a dx so I can help my mom and dogs before I’m gone

  2. I’ve been to see my gp and a dermatologist who then referred me to the mental health team. I suffer with them mainly in my hair and under my nails, my partner has them as do both my dogs. Every day I clean them from surfaces but nothing gets rid of them. Two years I’ve been looking for a way to get rid of them but hit a brick wall every time. I tried the mends just incase it was in my head but they are still there so I’ve stopped the mends from the mental health team I’m totally sane and desperate to get rid of these little white hair type worm, any advice would be so appreciated!

  3. Omg, i finally found some people that will understand me. I’ve been going through the same thing. Nose, eyes, mouth, everything.
    I’ve been cleaning my place every day. I finally moved out and was thinking it was the place . But no.
    I’m still suffering from these things and all my friends think I’m crazy. My doctor said it was in my head. But how can it be in my head when the marks are so visible on my body.

    Please if someone has a solution for this

  4. I know someone who had these problems…ivermectin. black walnut, NEEM POWEDER!! Mix with water and drink it also mix with water to make a paste and apply to affected areas. Bathe in apple cider vinegar and also bathe in neem powder!! Do this for at least one month

  5. I’m looking to find out wat it is that Tammy used to get rid of theses worms out of her body and skin we moved into this apartment complex in Albuquerque New Mexico the eagle Ranch apt and it was infested we thought at first it was bedbugs but pest control said no then thought it was carpet beetles but I’ve done Google lens several times and it has said worm but the Drs don’t believe you wen u go to the Drs or hospital and my skin and bones and muscles and body hurts and it hurts wen they hit u omg my husband always says it’s my imagination but me and my 2 dogs are suffering from this and our apartment want to charge us $1,500 for pest control I’ve tried boric acid we’ve staid in a hotel for a week and a half cause of this crap and we vaccumm and steam clean every day I’m so exhausted I can’t think I want this crap out of my hair and nose the most my stomach hurts all the time I lost so much weight I went from 225-125 in 3 months and still losing weight it’s hard to eat now cause I think there’s bugs in my food cause they get in my mouth so gross I just cry all the time especially cause I feel like a bad mommy to my poor dogs they don’t deserve to go thru this it’s not fare I’m supposed to protect them and I can’t protect myself please help anyone I’m desperate

  6. Tammie T,

    Have you found any answers. I have been dealing with this for 2 years and finally found a way to rid them of my body
    My hair, nose, mouth, hand, nails and feet
    I can hopefully help in some way, but I do not have a name for them. The doctors all told me I was fine and a couple wanted me mentally evaluated. It has been very stressful

  7. Oh my God, I was so happy to read this article. I also, I’m dealing with the same problem to be exact as she has described. I’ve been to doctor after doctor to get the same result as it must be all in your head. Even though you have the marks on your skin to prove otherwise. I am desperate to know what these little black bugs are that seem to turn into worms when penetrating the skin. I have them in my scalp nose eyes arms hands legs. It has even deformed my feet. Please, if anybody has any info I am desperate. I have been on all five of the best parasite medicines they seem to help a little but does not fix the problem as the bites and bugs and worms are still visible and biting and pain. These black bugs that are in the carpet I’ve also attacked my dogs my two teacup Chihuahua‘s.Been to the vet and as usual I dead end with no answers.Please help ASAP.

  8. Any way it could be flea larvae? This is what i believe my problem to be and i have the same type of thing going on.

  9. You might want to look at the Nielsen Clinic under .parasites. I like this doctor and he tells us to go to Dr D’Angelo out of Colorado at para Wellness. He test for things like this. many people have parasites and don’t even know it hang in there.

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