Myiasis

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What is myiasis?

Myiasis is a parasitic infestation of fly larvae that grow inside the skin and feed on the tissue. They may enter through open wounds, closed unbroken skin, or through the nose or ears forming a lump in the infected area. Surgery is needed to remove the parasites.

Common symptoms reported by people with myiasis

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Treatments taken by people with myiasis

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Compare treatments taken by people with myiasis

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Who has myiasis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from myiasis patients who have completed their condition history
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