Girl Gets Disgusting Infection On Feet After Walking In Pigpen Barefooted

-The girl had papules and lesions on her feet and toes for more than a week.

-The lesions had black dots in center that she said were painful

-She was diagnosed with Tungiasis, an infection caused by sand fleas burrowing in the skin

-The sand fleas suck on blood and quickly begin to grow, causing itching, inflammation and pain

More from the New England Journal of Medicine here

The Daily Mail article on it here

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