Carpet beetle larvae human host???

Asked March 3, 2018, 1:34 PM EST

I have been suffering from sores cuts not healing and balding was driving a work truck infested with them for years had no clue no I have tiny specs with web like fibers that are continuing to pour outta every follicle or cut ECT. Is this possible if not what perfect condition could create this

Otero County New Mexico urban integrated pest management

1 Response

Hi,

It is not possible for the larva to use humans as a host.

You could be suffering from

Carpet Beetle Dermatitis

See http://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/carpet-beetle-dermatitis for more info.

Michelle