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lill wrote at 2009-06-23 23:21:58
please watch video on megillion disease. hope i am spelling it right. the women had lesions and itching. and took a certain medicine and little worms were coming of of her. maybe this video will help u. it is on internet under ticks. lill

Chris wrote at 2014-09-22 09:22:59
My friend saw 03 insects like ants come out of her ear after a while when herbal medicine was poured in both ears. The insects died soon after they came out of the ear and shrunk in size. How could they have entered her head? She has suffered from severe headache for 6 years and XRays/Scan showed she has a cyst in the head. Please give some explanation. Thanks

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Ed Saugstad


Will accept most questions in general entomology, including those related to medical entomology, taxonomy, ecology, arthropod surveillance, and pest management. If you are requesting a 'mystery bug' identification, PLEASE either attach an image to your question, or post an image on a web page (such as Flickr) so that I can look at it, as verbal descriptions frequently are insufficient for a definitive identification.


21 years in the U.S. Army as a medical entomologist; duties varied from surveillance of pest populations (including mosquitoes, cockroaches, ticks, and stored products pests) to conducting research on mosquito-virus ecological relationships and mosquito faunal studies. Ten years as a civilian analyst for the Department of Defense, primarily on distribution of vector-borne diseases worldwide. Limited experience on surveillance of agricultural insects in North Dakota and Indiana.

Entomological Society of America, West Virginia Entomological Society, Society for Vector Ecology, National Speleological Society, West Virginia Association for Cave Studies.

American Journal of Public Health, Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, Japanese Journal of Sanitary Zoology, Journal of Economic Entomology, Mosquito News, and Mosquito Systematics.

B.S. in entomology from North Dakota State University in 1963, M.S. in entomology from Purdue University in 1967.

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