Snopes needs your help! Learn more. After anthropologist Susan McKinley came back home from an expedition in South America, she noticed a very strange rash on her left breast.
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The message is a hoax that has circulated in various formats since at least I could find no credible information about a skin rash like the one depicted in the circulating image. The supposed rash is very similar in appearance to a lotus seedpod.
Parasites Infesting the Breast- Truth! The story warns that women should be sure and wash a new bra to make sure any parasites have been eliminated. It also recommends ironing underwear for the same reason.
By now you may have seen an image of a woman's infected breast claiming to have "larvae" or "abnormal creatures" growing in and around the nipple in your Facebook News Feed. Whatever you do, don't click it. It's a hoax.
Cutaneous myiasis of the breast due to infestation by the larva of Cordylobia anthropophaga is rare. To the best of our knowledge, only one case has been reported in the English literature. This rarity calls for an awareness of its possibility as a cause of furuncular breast lesions, especially in areas where the C.
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After anthropologist Susan McKinley came back home from an expedition in South America, she noticed a very strange rash on her left breast. Nobody knew what it was and she quickly dismissed it believing that the sores would leave in time. Upon her return she decided to see a doctor after she started developing intense pains.
Lotus Breast is a shock image that was spread throughout the tubes in via email with a TL;DR description that can be summarized as: stay the fuck out of South America. The truth is, this image is just a clever Photoshop of a breast and a lotus seed pod, made to look like myiasis, which is how it got the name "Lotus Breast". Unfortunately, this truth doesn't make the image any less disturbing.