cucumber worms - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by robyn150
August 8, 2010
I'm not worried about the vegies - I ate some cucumbers with little tiny worms in them and have been sick - diareah, stomach pain - what can I do?


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Answer from NGA
August 8, 2010

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The little worms are probably fruit worms and you can control them with Dipel or Thuricide. Eating the worms along with the cucumber usually won't cause any ill effects - they are a small source of protein - but just the idea of eating them is enough to make anyone sick! Hope you feel better soon!

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