Skin Parasites


Skin Parasites can be frustrating, annoying, and downright painful!


Here at All About Parasites you can learn how to deal with the various parasites that attack your skin so that you can have relief as soon as possible.


If you've ever had a case of lice (who hasn't?), or been irritated by the constant nipping of fleas, you know exactly how aggravating parasites that attack the skin can be.

You're scratching, slapping, soothing, digging, and virtually losing your mind with the constant discomfort.


Perhaps you've had to pull ticks from your children after an afternoon of roaming around in the woods or fields. Maybe you've experienced the painful infection of ringworm or suffered with the agony of scabies.


Even though each of these little critters have different methods of driving us insane, they have one thing in common. They are all skin parasites!

These Bugs Are Driving Me Crazy!!!

If you have creepy crawlies that are giving you fits, here are some tips to help you kill off skin parasites. This is no time for sympathy and compassion when it comes to parasite remedies. You have to be ruthless. If you give these guys an inch... ...well, you know what happens.

  • Lice - There are three varieties of lice that are known to attack the skin of humans. Of course, the most well known is head lice. Kids tend to be the most common carriers of head lice because they play in close proximity to each other, making it easy for the lice to travel from head to head.

    Body lice are much less common and are more likely to be found in the clothes and body of indigent (homeless) people.

    The third and final type of louse that feeds on human beings is the crab or pubic louse. Although slightly different in appearance, these are very similar to the head lice. Instead of finding them on the head, they are found in the pubic and armpit hair, and sometimes even facial hair. These lice are generally passed through intimate or sexual contact.

  • Fleas - Fleas primarily attack animals, but are quite happy to feed on humans if they are readily available. They are able to jump to remarkable lengths for such tiny little insects.

    Flea bites, not only sting and itch, but can also become infected when scratched. It is also known that fleas can carry various diseases like plague and typhus.


  • Scabies - Scabies, also referred to as the itch mite, is a very frustrating creature because it causes such severe itching. The female itch mite burrows under the top layer of your skin and lays eggs there. Disgusting, I know. The tiny burrow looks like a fine wavy line with a little pimple at one end.

    You may have trouble identifying these skin parasites because the skin may be red and scratched as a result of you itching and scratching it.

    There are topical creams that you can purchase to apply after you take a nice hot bath. If you'd like to try a natural remedy first before resorting to a synthetic solution, there are a lot of options. The one I recommend is Tea Tree Oil.

Add 10-20 drops of pure Tea Tree Oil to your warm bath and soak yourself completely. If you do this a few times a day, it should kill the parasite and sooth your itchy skin.


Don't expect your symptoms to be gone overnight, though. For some people, the itching will take a couple of weeks to completely disappear even after the mite is dead and gone.

  • Ticks - Ticks are small bloodsucking little creatures that can really cause you problems if they are undetected and allowed to infect you for a long period of time. Tick skin parasites cause various fevers and diseases depending on the type of tick in the region where you live.

You can sometimes feel a tick on you when it first bites you, but after it starts sucking your blood, it usually can't be felt. That's one of the reasons it is so important to check yourself and/or your children if you have been spending any time in tick infected country.

Once a tick burrows in, it doesn't want to let go. It is important when removing ticks that you are sure to get the head and legs that burrow under the skin.

People use different household items to help make the ticks release easily. Some try coating them with nail polish or Vaseline (petroleum jelly). Others try smothering them with kerosene, turpentine, or gasoline. That seems a bit harsh to me, and only should be used in an emergency. One of the simplest and safest options is to just dab the tick with Tea Tree Oil. If you wait about 10 seconds, you can then remove them with tweezers very carefully.

Once you have removed a tick, wash the area well with soap and water.


  • Ringworm - Ringworm, also known as Tinea, is not actually a worm. Ringworm is a fungus, and can come in many forms. You can get it on your head, the inner thighs (jock strap itch), the feet (athletes foot), the nails, and various parts of the body.

    Ringworm is usually characterized by a red ring that forms on your skin. Ringworm is also extremely contagious. That's why children in day care centres seem to pass it around so readily. It can transfer through direct contact, contact with contaminated clothes, combs, hats, etc.

    Two home remedies you can try for parasite removal of ringworm are these. The first one is pure tea tree oil. You can try it straight, or diluted with a bit of water. Apply it directly to the spot several times a day.

    The second option is to make a mixture of bleach and water 50/50 dabbed on the ringworm spot a couple of times a day.

    For either option, please use a new cotton ball or Q-tip for each dip so you don't contaminate the mixture. Also, continue the treatment for a couple of weeks even if you think the ringworm is gone to be sure you've gotten it all.

These are just a few of the most common skin parasites you may encounter. If you happen to contract a parasitic infection of the skin, don't panic. It is not necessarily a sign of poor hygiene or being "dirty," as some people used to think. It is a very common occurrence, and skin parasites can be contracted by anyone.


Do try to rid yourself of the skin parasites as quickly as possible. Don't forget to wash your clothing, towels, and bed linens so that you are not re-infected.


If you have any further questions, or would like to offer a tip or home remedy, please do add it here for everyone's benefit.


To your good health!

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Question about green spots on feet... I came back from the beach yesterday and after a few hours noticed the sole of my foot was very itchy. …

Tiny Light Brown/Clear Bugs 
I just rented a furnished room in an old house in Ohio. I have no children. The homeowner's dog has fleas and is constantly scratching to the point …

Is there a parasite living in me? 
Is there a parasite living in me? I started breaking out last year, and I mean I break out into these hives like bumps everywhere and my forehead …

Itchy Bites On My Body 
Dear Angie, I've been getting very itchy bites on my body especially on fleshly areas. These are red hard bites on thighs, stomach and hands. …

White Spots 
I have noticed a few months ago that I have white spots on the the back of my thighs and round my private areas where the skin is thin. Once I tried …

Black Flea Like Insects 
It all started when I went to visit my mother. Me and my husband were about to enter her house when my husband bent down to tie his shoe. He had shorts …

Red Line On My Wrist 
What is this red line on my wrist? I have a red line on the inside of my right wrist. It is more pronounced in the morning, especially after a …

Itchy From Head to Toe 
First off let me say I don't know if any of these occurrences are related, but I'm itchy from head to toe! Every year, first of August, my husband …

Little Black Parasite 
I just pulled a little black parasite off me about the size of a mole. At first I thought it was a mole but it was sticking out. Upon removing …

Unknown Bug? 
I was sitting around after just having picked up my cat, and found an unknown bug on my arm. It was small black and round, and had a sharp nose. It jumped …

Fleas And Tiny Black Insects 
Tips for getting rid of fleas and tiny black insects that can stretch like thread. To get rid of these insects, vacuum daily and often. Use …

Something Moving In My Eye 
I feel something moving in my eye. It feels like a little worm or bug, I don't know. I am also getting the same feeling all over my body. …

Small Brown Spider Looking Thing? 
Some small brown spider looking thing bit my neck and it was really hard to get out... I was in the Australian bush in NSW 'central coast' and then …

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Dust Mites 
Is This Dust Mites or ? After finding out our lawn had mites I bought mite killer for it. I also bought flea and tick shampoo for my mini …

Something Moving Around Inside 
When I rest I feel something moving around inside of me. Initially, I thought there was something in my mattress, but have slept on different mattresses …

Welts And Sores 
What could these welts and sores be? My Mother in Law was at work in a warehouse building a trade show and discovered she had welts all over her. …

Worried Pet Lover 
Please help this worried pet lover! Today when I was petting my best friend/dog, Jessie, I found a small, oval shaped, fast moving bug. It looked …

Dark Reddish Spot Above Inner Ankle 
For a month now I notice a dark reddish spot right above my inner ankle. Now and again I feel the spot tickle and then it starts to itch/scratch. …

Tiny Bugs EATING My Daughters Hair 
Could there be tiny bugs eating my daughters hair? My daughter is 26 years old. She and my grandson live about 200 miles from me so this is all …

Sores Don't Go Away 
These sores don't go away on my face... These sores form as a pimple but then have puss and hard black stuff under the skin that is extremely hard …

Bump On My Right Palm 
I have a bump on my right palm. At first, I thought it was a callous from weight lifting during the summer, but it hasn't gotten any better. It doesn't …

Raised Itchy Bumps 
Raised Itchy Bumps Starting To Spread After 4 Years! I've had these small almost skin colored bumps on my arm near my wrist. They're in a line somewhat …

Red And Blue Thread Like Things In My Hair  
I have red and blue thread like things in my hair. I can't get rid of them. I've tried anti fungal antibiotic creams, lotions, shampoos, you name …

Does my son have ringworm? 
What do you think? Does my son have ringworm? My son is three years old. Three months ago he got two mosquito bites on his leg while he was outside …

I've Been Bit 
I've been bit or stung by something about a month ago! I went to the doctors and had antibotics but it keeps coming back. The wound looks …

Worm Embedded In My Gum 
Worm embedded in my gum, what is this? I just got back from a trip to Thailand and my lower gum started hurting. I noticed a pimple like bump and …

Fine White Wavy Hairs In Eyes 
I've been suffering with an eye problem for years. There are fine, wavy, white hairs annoying the crap out of me coming from my eyes! There is a …

Bugs On Skin And Scalp.... 
Dealing with Bugs on Skin and Scalp... We had small bites and feather-like tickling sensations. After applying an over the counter lice shampoo …

Experiencing A Bite Like Syndrome 
I am experiencing a bite like syndrome. Sometimes I feel something is biting me. It happens during the day, but there is nothing there. I am sure …

Moving Lumps Under Scalp 
Moving lumps under scalp, back of neck and ribcage... For the past 3 weeks I found 7 small white/clear bugs on me, treated for lice. Have had what …

Irritation In Gut 
I have this irritation in gut region and when I dig through I find a small s shaped white worm that is pointed on both ends and one end has a very narrow …

Scabies or Not? 
Do you think this is scabies or not? It started, with a "loaned jacket." After wearing it, (and not for but about an hour), the next day I felt something …

White Spots On Lower Arms 
My boyfriend has small white spots on his lower arms that itch intensely. They are not raised or pimple like. Kinda like just white spots on the skin. …

Bugs Burrowing Under Skin 
This is a small black bug that is actually burrowing underneath the top layer of the skin and the skin is peeling away. This is happening in blotches. …

Itchy and Paranoid 
Am I itchy and paranoid or are there bugs bugging me? I just moved into a NYC area condo a week ago and ever since I have had mild points of itchy …

White Dry Skin 
I have had this problem (white dry skin, biting feeling, etc.) for 3 years already & now my mom has it, she is 80 years old. Mine seems to be scabies, …

Long Scablike Line On My Stomach 
I have had this long scablike line on my stomach for years. I thought it was from an injury but have no recollection of one. It is a vertical line …

How big is the louse "bug?" 
How big is the louse "bug?" Can you spot someone having lice from afar? How close would you have to be? Someone said they saw a bug in my …

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Tiny Little Bug In My Pubic Area 
I have a tiny little bug in my pubic area. I have been dealing with this for years. It is almost microscopic but I can barely see it if I look close. …

Hives 
Hives that appear on 6 yr old grandson's skin, especially on back after a visit to China. My six year old grandson and his Mom visited China a month …

Plagued With This Itching 
Help...I have been to Dr. after Dr. and no one can seem to help me I have been plagued with this itching for several years. It feels like I have …

Skin Parasites 
What to do about skin parasite that turns skin brown, causes sores and swelling of tissues? I have an impaired immune system because of past cancer …

Do parasites inject saliva in human skin? 
I got some kind of insect injecting saliva in my skin. Also my whole body is very tender from this condition. Hi April, There are …

Parasites Living Under My Skin 
Tiny parasites living under my skin!...and seems to be spreading! My husband and I noticed these tiny reddish bumps on his back about two days ago …

Parasite Under Skin 
I recently went swimming in a local lake in Minneapolis, MN and now I feel these little "bites" or tickles all over my body. I don't have any bumps …

What is Black Ring? 
I have a black ring that seems to be getting bigger. I also have the feeling that something is crawling under my skin and I am getting muscle cramps in …

Constant Worm Infestation 
Seems as though my daughter has a constant worm infestation and is constantly having to take something for worms!!! When they're present, her inner …

Human Fleas 
Could these be human fleas or something else? Shortly after moving into a new house our one dog had started itching like crazy. Okay, at first …

Pulled Something Out Of My Chest... 
I just found a small (pin head size) dark brown spot directly in the middle of my chest, and it was not above or on the skin, rather burrowed into the …

Salmonella 
Is it possible to see a parasite under the skin as I had salmonella and was in hospital for two weeks three years ago. I was then on steroids for the …

Ear parasite? 
Could this be an ear parasite? So I've had this cut on the inside of my ear for about 3 weeks now. It won't heal. Now I know this is very irrational, …

Reddish Eggs Around Hairline 
What are reddish eggs around hairline? I spotted reddish eggs around my hairline recently. It also spread through my entire body. I also feel …

White Flakes Under My Skin 
I feel something crawling, but it looks like white flakes under my skin. I look like I have been bitten by something. I have a lot of joint pains …

What Is So Itchy On My Skin? 
What Is So Itchy On My Skin? I am so itchy! There are no signs of red ring, small wavy lines with a pimple on the end, or marks of any kind on my …

Tiny Bugs 
Little Bites...now I just saw a few tiny bugs on my hand... It started about 1.5 weeks ago....I had these tiny little itchy bites. I am used to …

Unusual spot! 
I have an unusual spot on my leg that wasn't there until after I got back from our local creek (in the woods). It itched for a while but now it …

Parasites in People and Animals 
Can parasites in people and animals be shared? My sisters poodle has a tape worm and keeps getting that worm back. Is it because he's into poo? …

Yearly Reoccurring Parasite Itch 
Is it possible to have a yearly reoccurring parasite itch? For about three years now in the summer months, I have broken out with a line of itchy …

Parasites on/in the scalp 
I think I have parasites on/in the scalp. How do I know, and what can I do about it? Hi Angel, What makes you think you have parasites …

Bug Crawling Under My Skin 
I saw a bug crawling under my skin up at the back of my leg near the knee. I did not feel it. I fell and twisted my ankle. When I pulled up my …

Black Bugs 
Black Bugs Only In Hair only in my hair neck area very itchy black size of a needle width 1/16in long ears itch wash my hair, about 25 on …

Can this be a parasite? 
My chicken pox scar on my belly which has been there for years one day looked bigger. I realized there was juice under it and after touching it a tiny …

I can't see them but I can sure Feel them getting me! 
My husband and I live in Austin, Texas, and just recently moved into a new apartment. We spent two weeks prior to moving all our furniture in to …

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Flat Dark Brown Worm 
I saw what I thought was a piece of a leaf on the side of my fingernail a few days ago. It was laying in the groove of my nail bed and the cuticle when …

Ticks in Donegal 
I found little ticks burrowing into my children's skin when we came back from our holiday home in Donegal. These ticks are black and white speckled …

Some Type of Skin Parasite 
A few weeks ago I think I may have contracted some type of skin parasite. I have read about bedbugs, fleas, chiggars and parasites under the skin. …

Insect Burrowed Into My Skin 
What is this insect burrowed into my skin? This is something so small that it required a magnifying glass to detect that it was an insect burrowed …

Small bump, length of a grain of rice, with a black dot... 
I had a small bump, length of a grain of rice, with a black dot on either end. Hi, I'm Tara. I'm 25, and I'm not sure if I'm crazy or there may …

Crawly Feeling 
It feels like something is crawling on top of my skin, but I don't see anything there...and the feeling is ONLY at nights...is it bad nerves or tiny pests …

Rash On My Arm 
Rash on my arm - don't know what it is. I have this bumpy/pimply ring shaped rash on my wrist. It's very itchy and annoying. I have no idea what …

How do I get rid of a skin parasite? 
I have under my skin a parasite that looks like hair. It starts with an itch. I see a black dot causing sores with a jelly type excretion in hair and …

Pimples That Itch 
Have pimples that itch and take a long time to heal. Feel like my skin is crawling... I have had very pimply and itchy skin since I was 19 or 20, …

Lines in the Skin 
I have a question about lines in the skin. My son has a very strange looking line on the top of his hand. It's about 2 inches long, goes from …

Ground Mites 
Could this be ground mites? Two weeks ago I had a small pustule on my hand. It was itchy, and yes I did scratch it. The rash has spread over …

Itching Between Fingers And Toes 
Red wheels and white circles along itchy flesh... I am 69 year old woman and I suspect I may have a parasite or worm. I'll be doing nothing …

Rash On My Scalp 
I was out in the country Saturday, and on Sunday I saw kind of like a rash on my scalp. It felt like a burn and it felt hot and it was very red. I …

Unknown Rash 
I have suffered from an unknown rash for 2.5 years. Initially it looks like little red/black pinprick dots and itches terribly. I can scratch/pick …

Thousands of Bugs Under The Skin 
Thousands of bugs under the skin... I was in Brazil a few months ago. One night I felt a very strong sting on my skin, and it left 3 points marks …

Bug Crawling Around Inside  
I feel like a bug went into my eye and is crawling around inside my head. Is that even possible? I feel a tingly sensation moving around inside. It …

Folliculitus 
I have gotten a couple bouts of folliculitus in the past and after returning home from a vacation in Florida. I thought I had gotten it again (could …

Sores At The Base Of The Scalp 
Three of us at our house have sores at the base of the scalp on nape of the neck that are red and irritated, just below the hairline. It doesn't …

Treatement for Midgets Under Your Skin 
What is the treatment for midgets under your skin or body? Is it highly contagious? One of my close friend suffering from skin disorder. There are …

Head Itches Constantly 
What is going on here? My head itches constantly (24 hrs), sometimes a biting, digging sharp pain. It feels as though something is moving on my head, …

Skin Rash 
The doctors call my problem rosacea, bit it isn't. Sometimes my skin rash is circular, and sometimes looks like it travels in irregular patterns. The …

Scratching And Itching Head To Toe 
Invisible insect scratching and itching head to toe... Pest control has not eradicated my problem. It gets in my eyes and nose and hair and shows …

Skin Disease And Parasites 
Hello, my wife has been suffering from a skin disease for over 20 years. She has been to many doctors and it is basically undiagnosed. She suffers …

3/4" Very Thin Stick Type Parasite 
My crippled friend woke to a very sharp pain in his foot. On investigation he pulled out what seemed to be a small splinter. Then it moved. This …

Small Bumps On Feet 
Is it a parasite? My son has recently started getting small bumps on his feet that look like bites, but they are in small rows. We have two house …

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Looks Like Moles 
It looks like moles but they are crusty and they come off. My husband was itching and asked me to look at his back and stomach. There where brown …

Itchy Skin 
Ok, here goes. I've had this itchy skin for 8 years, but no rash till I scratch. I've been to the doctors thousands of times with no result. I've been …

Black Dot Burrowed In The Skin 
This morning I woke up to find my finger was really sore and in pain, and to find a little black dot burrowed in the skin of my left middle finger skin …

Tiny Parasites Living Under My Bed Sheets 
What are these tiny parasites living under my bed sheets? I've had this problem for almost a week now and haven't been sleeping at all! There are …

Possible Ringworm? 
Could this be a possible ringworm? Our daughter has had a mark on her leg for about two months or so now. When I first noticed it, it looked like a …

Flood Waters In The Mississippi 
What do I have? Help me please! I had to wade thru the flood waters in the Mississippi after the #5 hurricane hit to repair power lines etc. …

Small Stings On Me... 
I Have Been Feeling Small Stings On me All Over My Back, Legs, Arms And Lots More. What is This? I'm 11 and I used to have lice. Then I got bit …

Swollen Bite Hole With Webbing Coming Out Of It 
I was bit this summer and have had this little hole and small swollen area ever since. Recently it got very sore and had a small green puss head, …

Little spots of black tar? 
I can't find any information and it's driving me crazy!!!!! I thought it was lice in my hair but My scalp has little black spots of black tar and they're …

Itching Scalp 
I have finally caught a tiny brown worm from my itching scalp! I've caught what looks like a light brown coloured worm tho may be a tiny insect …

Skin Itching 
Hi- For the past few days, I've had a slight skin itching on my arms, legs, back, and chest. It's not real constant, but aggravating! If I scratch …

Skin Parasite 
My 11 year old daughter found a dead bug in her navel. It looks like a tiny slug with orange/brown hairs. Any idea if it's a skin parasite or what it is? …

Red Itchy Rash 
What is this red itchy rash? Okay, I got a new trailer and there was ALOT of fleas in it ..I mean when I went in and came back outside you could see …

What kind of parasite do I have?  
What kind of parasite do I have? How do I get rid of it? I am a dog owner. I have always owned a dog. I recently moved back to my childhood home, …

I Think I Have Worms! 
Help! I think I have worms or something. I am going crazy about it! I am finding long black 'hairs' that I think are worms coming from my skin. …

Is It Scabies? 
Is it scabies? I've been experiencing crawling sensations all over my body for about 2 weeks now especially on my scalp but I have no lice. …

Tick on my dog 
I have a question about a possible tick on my dog. I think my dog has a tick on his head. It looks like it is under a scab, though, and does not …

We can see movement in my husbands legs...  
What kind of parasite lives under the skin or in the tissue? We can see movement in my husbands legs! There are a number of parasites that …

Parasite Under Skin 
Parasite Under Skin... For 2 months I've been feeling crawling under my skin. Sometime it is very uncomfortable, not to mention creepy. They stay …

Is Dandruff A Potential Sign of Ringworm? 
Is Dandruff A Potential Sign of Ringworm? I've got a bad case of dandruff... or eczema... I'm wondering if that could be sign of ringworm? Thanks, …

The Head Of A Tick 
If a tick's head is left in the body under the skin can it still survive? Hi Patricia, I wouldn't necessarily say that the tick's head …

Pimples Or Ingrown Hair 
I have recently found on my knees a few isolated red bumps. At first glance they look like pimples or ingrown hair because it is always close to a hair. …

Bug Bites That Appear To Be Line-Like 
I have bug bites that appear to be line like, 3 inches on legs? One on legs, one on arm... Hi Steve, Are you saying that the bite marks …

Inch Long Line Thing Under My Left Eye 
Hi, I just started taking acidophilus and a weird inch long line thing under my left eye appeared, and I was wondering what this could be? Please respond, …

Body Rash 
This body rash started 3 months ago. I have been to two different dermatologists, and both put me on steroids and, of course, creams. I have had …

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How To Get Rid Of A Hookworm 
Can you tell me how to get rid of a hookworm in the foot> My son, while at a friends house, played through some mud puddles. A couple of days later …

What's Wrong With Me? 
What's Wrong With Me? About a month ago I was cleaning in my sister's house. I went up and down from the attic putting things in storage. There …

Bugs Crawling Up and Down My Skin 
When I wear certain shirts I feel bugs crawling up and down my skin inside my shirt on my shoulders and arms and lower back. I really feel it bad after …

Rash On Upper Back 
I have had a rash on upper back for over 30 years. This rash comes and goes. Sometimes I can go months without it bothering me and then I start feeling …

Do I have skin parasites? 
Do I have skin parasites? Since cleaning out some dusty cabinets in a building that contain all types of spiders, roaches and mice, I began feeling …

Rash On My Lower Back 
I have a strange rash on my lower back. In Hawaii I was bitten by mosquitoes on my mid-lower back. There were four bites, and now it appears I have …

Solutions for Skin Parasites 
Hello, I need some solutions for skin parasites. My niece went to Africa on vacation last year and since her return has been experiencing skin irritations …

What is this bug, and How do I get rid of it? 
I found a tiny worm-like bug. It came off my dog. He has been scratching a lot and whimpering. I put flea stuff on him, but it's not doing anything, so …

Bug and Insect Identification 
I need some help with bug and insect identification. Yesterday, I was playing in the yard with my cat, when I felt a tiny itch and looked at my …

Skin Rashes 
I have had odd skin rashes for the past year now. It started with many nodules on my neck which eventually spread to my arms and my whole body. I …

Unknown Parasite 
I have this bump on my arm that looks like a pimple but I can't pop it. I pulled out of it some white tissue thing. I put the tissue thing in peroxide …

Skin Parasite On The Back 
I found a skin parasite on the back of my sister. My sister has a little hole in her back and I pulled a bug out of it. It was very small. She has …

Gritty Dark Colored Burrowing Parasites 
What are the gritty feeling, dark colored small parasites which burrow into skin and cover themselves with an outer layer? Answer: I'm …

Body Parasites? 
Do I have some kind of body parasites? I have been experiencing this situation for 5 years. It started with a half dollar circle on my right palm …

Skin Burrowing Bugs 
A coworker was speaking of an acquaintance of hers that had been itching and not knowing why. He poured alcohol over a spot where he had been scratching …

Parasite Causes A Long Scratch Mark That Itches 
What type of parasite causes a long scratch mark that itches severely? My brother was up in North Western Minnesota, where there was a lot of marshy …

I Have Parasites Under My Skin 
I don't know what to do. I have parasites under my skin. I have no money to go to the doctor. I tried baths, oils, and scrubs. It helps if you are …

I have something under my skin! 
I have something under my skin! Its in the...pubic area. Yuck. Its completely under, just a little bump and it just looks like skin. You can't see through …

What Could This Be? 
Maybe you could tell me what could this be. Once in awhile I will have a pretty bad acne break out, usually on my face. It will last sometimes …

I Have An Itch!!! 
I have an itch in my right hand, bottom left corner of my palm. I have been having an itch, but there is no rash, discoloration, or parasite on my skin. …

Could This Be Scabies? 
I have been breaking out with what looks like a pimple on my legs for about 2 weeks now. They don't itch right away. The first sign I have is just …

Parasite Under My Skin On My Arms 
I think I have a parasite under my skin on my arms. It's like a scab that doesn't go away! I have them 3 places on my arms and there are 2 side …

Is this a Parasite? 
I'm wondering if this is a parasite that has caused the following changes in the skin of my legs. I did the epilation (pulling hairs by root with …

Burrowing Bugs Around One Eye 
I have traveled to Egypt, Fiji, Israel, BVI, and Ireland. I seem to have brought a small colony of some burrowing bugs home under my left eye. I …

Itching under the skin... 
My thumb itches really bad at times, but it's inside where I can't scratch, please help. The itching is usually on my thumb but has also been on …

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