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These 7 disgusting parasites were found living in human bodies

By Jatin Sharma, 3 March 2017


Animal Kingdom is a dangerous one which has predators like sharks, bears, snakes, tigers and more sharks for that matter. All these things are big, bad and nasty which can easily wipe you off the Earth. But what we ignore are the small minute things in the same ecosystem which can cause big damage.

These things are parasites and worms which are tiny enough to enter your body without you knowing and remaining there for very long periods of time. They can cause some severe damage and that too internally. Removing such parasites is very hard and often surgery or painful removal is the ways to eliminate them from our body.

Here are 7 such painful and squirming parasites found in human body.

1 Maggots in Scalp

Doctors removed maggots from the scalp of a man. The man was on a holiday found some bumps on his head and later it was found that it was not shingles of mosquito bites, but they were larvae which had turned into maggots.

It was found that botfly might have used mosquitoes to carry their eggs and they deposited it onto the man’s head and the eggs hatched and the larvae burrowed themselves into the scalp of the man and then turned into maggots.

Maggots in Scalp

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