Burrowing flea | definition of burrowing flea by Medical dictionary
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Chigger flea: This burrowing flea
is usually found in tropical jungle areas and will commonly infect the skin between the toes, where it burrows and lays eggs, creating a hard, pea sized lump.
We've had screw-worm maggots grow in our muscles and burrowing fleas
that dig into heels and under toenails and produce pea-sized egg sacks if you don't dig them out with a needle.