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14 Mar 2007

SANDWORM
I don't know if this is the correct name. It's a red worm like lesion just under the skin on top of the foot. It moves (very slowly) and is slightly itchy. How does one get rid of it?
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Di
You can use a medication called Mebendazole or ask your doctor to freeze the worm with ethylchloride sprayed on the skin. They normally die after a while because they can't live under your skin for long. The itching is caused by the allergic reaction the worm causes in the skin.
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