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Reader Wonders What Types of Parasites They are Dealing With

“What kind of parasite is this?” is all this reader asks in their submission regarding the various organisms pictured below. The creatures range in color and shape: some white and some black, and most of them worm-like in shape with the exception of one that looks more ovate.

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Man Worries the Spots on His Body May Be Caused by Something Under His Skin

“Can it get on or in a man’s blood and skin? Because I have […] different spots on my body.” asks this man in his one-line query. No photos or more context accompany his question, but we will do our best to help our reader with his issue.

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This Woman Wonders Where She, Her Dog and her Family Can Receive Medical Attention for Potential Hookworms

“Where can I get help?” is the first thing this woman writes in her submission, posing the question that many face when they are concerned about parasite-related health concerns. This reader in particular is concerned about a “hookworm” that “came out of [her] dog” which has spread to her and her family members.

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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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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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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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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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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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Infestation of Flat, Black Organisms and White Stringy Creatures Negatively Affects this Arizonian

“I have an infestation of some kind which really affects me,” states this reader from Phoenix Arizona. She asks for our help in identifying anything from the photos she sent in.

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Long, Black Worm Found in Toilet is a Horsehair Worm

A long, black worm-like organism was found in the toilet after this reader flushed it. Our reader, who is based in Chennai, India, asks us what this “worm or creature” is.

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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.

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Strange Infestation Occurs Under the Skin of Man: Medical Consultation is Advised

“I have a very strange infestation under my skin,” states this reader concerning the “black, worm-like creatures” he details in his submission. He includes no pictures with his query, but he does give plenty of context, and asks that we give him ideas for how to get rid of this infestation.

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Moth Infestation Spawns Concerns Over Parasites

“We seem to have an infestation of moths and what we’re thinking might be larvae,” states this reader in her submission regarding the array of photos below. Our reader wonders if the appearance of this moth and its larvae could be connected to parasites “in some way.”

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Worms Crawl Through This Woman’s Skin and Lay Eggs in Her: Medical Consultation is Advised

“What kind of work will do its best to crawl in the skin and leave you with eggs coming out of your skin?” asks this reader in her submission. When she blows her nose, “egg-like things” come forth, and she is understandably “scared” for herself.

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Worms Masquerade as Reflections of Light and Plague this Woman’s Body: Medical Consultation is Advise

“This creature can pretend to be light reflecting in hair,” states this reader concerning the “weevil”-like creatures she has been finding all over her body. She wonders if they are plaster bagworms and hopes that we can shed some light on her issue.

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Get Lab Tested for Parasites Without a Doctor through Our Partnership with Life Extension Labs

We get a lot of email from readers who are dealing with internal parasites. It’s heartbreaking to know that scores of our readers have gone to medical professionals to get help with the parasites that are infesting their bodies, only to be turned away as ‘delusional’, accused of being on drugs, or worse. Now our readers can get lab tested for parasites from the comfort of their own home, and without a doctor visit being required.

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Red Larva is Indeed a Bloodworm, Though Concerns About Parasites are Raised

“Is this a bloodworm or a parasite?” asks this reader in his submission regarding the creature photographed below. The critter in question appears to be a bright red color, with a thin, segmented body that is seemingly quite bendy.

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Tiny White “Parasites” Plague Man: Where He Can Seek Medical Advice

“For about two years now, I’ve been covered in what appears to be different parasites,” states this reader in his submission concerning the “tiny white things” that “crawl all over” his skin. Our reader does not ask any specific questions, but we will do our best to help him with his situation nonetheless.