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Man with Mite or Worm Under Skin Seeks Help

“I have some kind of mite or worm under my skin and need help finding out what it is”, is all this reader states in his submission, which is also lacking in photos. Generally speaking, it is incredibly difficult for us to identify organisms without sufficient context or photos, but in this case, we will unfortunately not be able to help our reader in any case.

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Woman Battling Organisms for Three Years Wonders if They Are Bugs or Fungi

“Is this a bug or fungus?” asks this reader in Phoenix, Arizona who has been dealing with what she believes to be some type of organism. The organism in question is in her eyes, ears, nose, skin and hair follicles.

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Woman Believes White Worms are Causing Her to Lose Her Hearing

“I swear white worms get under my nails in my skin,” states this reader in her submission to us. She describes a frightful situation for herself, and asks for “any suggestions”: “I need medication or something to get this out of me.”

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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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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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A Battle with Mold and Parasites has This Reader Examining Carpet Beetle Larvae Under a Microscope

This reader shares “microscopic pictures” of “carpet beetle larvae that came out of the skin of [her] foot.” In addition to this, she suffers from a parasitic infection from living with “multiple types of mold.”

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Do Scabies Infect the Entire Human Body?

A man infested with a parasite in Crystal Springs, Florida has reached out to us with photos of marks all over his body. He asks if scabies can infest “most of your body”, implying that that is what he thinks this parasite may be, but also asks if there is a similar parasite that does this.

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Woman with Health Issues Battles Parasites for Years and Seeks Guidance

Parasites plague this reader, who recently contacted us about her battle with parasitic “bugs” over the past two years. She worries about her health and ability to take care of her family, and has reached out to us for help, stating “please guide me to recovery before it takes me from my husband and 4 beautiful sons.”

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Black & White, Hair-Thin Parasites Infect Reader and Family

White worms with black heads have been infecting this reader and her family for almost a year, and she has reached out to us for help identifying the worms. She reports that these worms “as thin as a hair” have affected her family, friend and dog.

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White Worms Infest the Skin of this Man and his Fiancée

Parasitic whitish worms have been infesting this man and his fiancée, who ask for our help in identifying them. These “tiny white worms” “burrow through the top layer of the skin” to lay “dark sand-like eggs”, infesting “wounds.”

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Doctor Turns Away Woman Infested with Parasitic Worms; What to do

In rural Virginia, a woman calls for help as her daughter is severely affected by a parasitic worm infestation. The “maggot-like” worms have left pustules in their wake, and caused symptoms of itching, burning, and sensations of something crawling under her skin.

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Woman Faces Medical Emergency as she Finds Two Species of Worms Inside Her

Recently, a woman in crisis reached out to us with her story, saying she had been seeing transparent worms crawling under her skin and around her eyelids. In addition to this, she said she had also found dark, threadlike/fiberlike worms under her skin that she could pinch to see move, and that she could even pull out.