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Reader Concerned About Worms Coming From Her Pores

A reader reached out to us about worms that are coming out of her pores and potentially causing open sores on her skin. Since we aren’t medical professionals, her request for help lies outside of our area of expertise. We encourage her to see a specialist and we hope she receives the care she needs!

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Posted in Morgellons Disease Parasite Worms

“Help! Black Worms Under My Skin”

We recently received this message from one of our readers, “I have black worms under my skin. They appear to be dead. I think they come from these migrating dark spots on my skin.”

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“What Are These Bugs in My Skin?”

We recently received a long message from one of our readers. She explained that about 6 months ago her vacuum blew up, blowing mites, diatomaceous clay, and fine dust into her home.

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White Worms or Larvae Coming out of Skin

We received a distressing email from a reader recently who is suffering from a severe condition that (at least according…

Small white worms on skin - Scabies
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Small White Worms on Skin May Actually be Scabies

A reader wrote to us recently about some small white worms on his skin. The reader immediately indicates that his skin problem appears to be caused by a small white worm, meaning that he might not be dealing with a worm at all. Indeed, we think our reader is not actually experiencing a problem associated with any sort of worm. Rather, he may be experiencing symptoms associated with scabies, an infection caused by mites that is sometimes known as the “seven-year itch.” Below we outline why we think the small white worms affecting our reader’s skin are not in fact small white worms, but are rather mites that are causing scabies.

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What is Ring Worm?

Ring worm is caused by a fungus that creates a ring on the skin. The ring happens to look like a worm.