Botfly Removal (Video Inside)

Botflies belong to the Oestridae family and their larvae infest mammals, becoming internal parasites, which grow inside the flesh of their hosts.

The word ‘bot’ is commonly used to describe the maggot that keeps growing and which, if buried deep enough, has the potential of causing serious damage. Known as Dermatobia Hominis by its scientific name, the human botfly is among the few fly species the larvae of which parasitize humans. Their eggs are vectored by more than forty species of muscoid flies and mosquitoes

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