Scabies or Other???

Subject: Coming out of my skin! Location: Peoria heights IL January 8, 2014 4:45 am Hi! I was diagnosed with scabies, but they are coming out of my skin, and all the research I’ve read says scabies doesn’t do that. This happens when I put clove oil or coconut oil on my skin. Please help. … Read more

Scabies or Not???

Subject: How are you at identifying idiots? Location: My Entire Body (PDX, OR) September 24, 2013 11:29 am I think I must be one, idiot that is. Recovering myself from yet another bout of complete hysteria, I gathered myself together and decided to check my email. I noticed and opened the auto confirmation the system … Read more

Scabies Infestation

THANK YOU PLEASE KEEP THIS E-MAIL/PICTURES ANONYMOUS, although you can feel free to post it or sections of it. Background: Last Summer, I heard about on NPR. I sent you a few pictures and read almost every page. It’s been a few months since I visited the site (sorry)… Story: A little over a … Read more


Dear Bug Man, I received the following letter and thought it might make an interesting addition to your American Homebody column, “What’s That Bug?” It’s from my cousin Kaya Adams, who is currently residing in Kigali, Rwanda, acquainting herself with the local insect population. Dear Lisa Anne, I feel compelled to share my own critter … Read more