Disturbing Video of Human Botfly Larvae Being Removed from Woman’s Head

WARNING: Do not watch this video if you are squeamish or have a weak stomach. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

In the video above, a¬†woman is seen having a human botfly, or Dermatobia hominis,¬†removed from her scalp. After returning from a trip to Belize, she noticed something wasn’t quite right.

The human botfly is a small fly mainly found in Central and South America. They are one of various species of fly whose larvae take on human hosts.

We absolutely love to travel, but we sure hope we never come home with one of these guys burrowed into our skin.

It is one of the most horrific things we have ever seen. It’s definitely something that can’t be unseen.

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