Don't like antibiotics? Try Maggots!!!!

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Triumph

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Originally posted by: Howard
Originally posted by: Triumph
Maggots are my most hated insect of all. That scene in Gladiator where the guy puts maggots in his shoulder wound to clean it? Yeah, I have nightmares about that. I'd rather die than put a maggot in my body.
They don't go inside your body.

Also, sterile greenbottle maggots prefer dead flesh.

http://www.insectia.com/beta/e/dr_c204556.html

In my body, on my body, it doesn't matter. I would never let those things touch me.
 

RayH

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Just make sure you get the right type of maggots and not screwworm maggots...