Bot Fly Trypophobia
Bot Fly Induced Trypophobia
Most people with trypophobia fear the bot fly and what it can do to the human body. A bot fly is a species of fly that lays its larvae within the bodies of warm blooded mammals. There are 150 bot fly species that all rely on mammals as there host. One species closely related to trypophobia is the the Dermatobia hominis. This is the only species of bot fly know to trypophobia sufferers to use humans to host its larvae which usually ends up in a large gaping trypophobia related hole in the skin. If you are remotely prone to trypophobia or get queasy watching large gaping holes depressing the skin then I would stay away from any images of bot fly removal from the human body. Once the bot fly has gorged it will leave a canyon of a depression within the skin. So if you have a fear of holes in the skin or have trypophobia please refrain from watching these graphic bot fly removals.
A bot fly will typically deposit its eggs on a host either directly or indirectly by using another pest. Once the larvae from the botfly is stimulated by a warm blooded host it will drop into the skin and burrow underneath which is a nightmare for those suffering with trypophobia. The bot fly eggs once deposited on a warm blooded host will then hatch and turn into larvae. A bot fly is the worst enemy of someone suffering from trypophobia due to the potential for the larvae to burrow deep into the skin to feed and mature. The bot fly does not kill the host it merely uses its host to reach maturity at which time it will evacuate the skin and leave a large gaping trypophobia inducing hole in the skin.
The human bot fly is notorious for using humans to host its larvae so look out for these guys if you suffer from trypophobia. This larvae has spines that can be extremely painful because of its proximity under the skin. Trypophobia is a condition that often results from past bot fly victims. Bot fly larvae will burrow itself deep underneath your skin leaving very solutions for removal. A trypophobia sensitive individual could place meet over the swollen wound hoping to coax the bot fly larvae out of its host. A trypophobia prone individual could also try to smother the bot fly larvae leaving the gaping hole filled with the dead body of the bot fly larvae that once fed within. But typophobia sufferers beware improper removal of the bot fly larvae can lead to infection and further irritation of that gaping hole left behind in the skin. Trypophobia inducing horror stories caused by the bot fly include Pleistocene art in Europe depicting the bot fly consuming a human eye permanently blinding their victim as they lay their bot fly eggs throughout the body to wreak havoc on their host .The bot fly is and will always be a trypophobia sufferer’s nightmare.
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