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I think Ive noticed small white creatures moving on my body

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I think I've noticed small white creatures moving on my body hair just above my belly button & I'm starting to worry - should I be concerned?
There is not medical explanation for small white creatures unless you have a sample sent to the lab.

Yes, you should worry, and you should go to your doctor....

Why have you not?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I have only just noticed this evening and this is the first opportunity to enquire - not sure if it's the light or an infestation of some kind of lice... Even with a magnifying app I'm not entirely sure what I'm looking at. I will see my GP tomorrow but would have welcomed some suggestions re what this may be.

Scabies would be a common infestation.
There is not much else that would fit.

You don't say you have any wounds, so maggots is out.

Only exam can be exact.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thanks, no wounds so not maggots. Will check with GP & hopefully it's just my eyes playing tricks.