A reader wrote to us recently about a worm that got into her home. She said that she had been finding these worms on her and her daughter’s skin and in her kitchen. She said that they liked to crawl on their skin and did not seem afraid to be indoors. She was worried because she thought they were coming from her and was interested to know exactly what they are and where they came from. She did mention that her daughter had brought some flowers inside of their home from outside.
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First, here is the picture. We cannot give a proper identification to this worm because of the inability to blow up the picture. We can talk about a couple of factors though. First, this worm is probably not coming out of our reader. Worms of this size are not usually found inside of humans unless she has been in contact with specific foods or bacteria that caused it. If she is afraid that these worms are coming out of her body, she needs to contact a doctor immediately.
Secondly, because these worms are not afraid to crawl on human skin, this could be the way that they got into the house. If these worms did get on her or her daughter’s skin or clothing, this is more than likely the way that they got into their home. She also mentioned that her daughter brought in some flowers from outside. She may want to find out what type of flowers her daughter brought into their home because this could help them to figure out what kind of worm this is.
In summary, a reader is concerned about worms that she is finding in her home on her skin. She is afraid that they are coming from her. These worms are more than likely coming from the flowers that her daughter brought into their home.
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