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Gray-black Bug That Came Off Skin May be a Flea Larva

“I have been dealing with bedbugs, fleas and possibly head lice for 9 weeks,” reports this reader in his submission. He asks that we identify the gray-black organism pictured below, which appears to have a frail body and a bulbous, black head.

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Organisms Melt Into the Skin of Woman in Portland Who May Wish to Consult a Parasitologist

“What are these and how do I get rid of them?” asks this reader in Portland, Oregon. She refers to organisms that have been plaguing her for almost five years, showing up in her hair, eyes, ears, feet, skin, stool and urine.

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Iridescent, Curvy Parasites Pollute This Woman Who Wants Proper Medical Attention

“I am polluted with this parasite,” starts this reader in her submission to us. What she describes as an “iridescent, curvy, wiggly worm” has been causing her trouble for a year and a half, and she writes to us to find out what it is she can do about her situation.