Originally Posted by Vidaloco
No, I haven't eaten any that I know of. If you didn't read my post above about scrapping them off on a windy day and having a glass of coke nearby. I can see how they could easily be ingested by humans. Ack is right. :P I'm just curious if anyone knows if they will hatch in humans.
I remember that now that you mention it. I had forgotten so didn't make the connection because I'm old and I've slept a few times since that post
The link below is one of the better medical descriptions of the life cycle of bot flies and eggs. I say better because I can read it with my high school education and actually understand it http://www.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/ef504.asp
If you cursor clear down to the end of the article, the next to the last paragraph, it is titled "Bots and Humans." I could repeat what it says, but suspense is good once in awhile :P
The whole article is gross but it's a good read
This is enough for me. My skin is crawling, 4:45AM rolls around quick, so I am off to the shower with a wire brush and then hit jammie land