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They can burrow into the human flesh leaving an air hole to breath out of. There are lots of cases of humans having maggots under their flesh, normally from a wound on their flesh.

NO...maggots need air to live

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Q: Can maggots live in the human body?
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Is it true that the human body will not be eaten by maggots when buried in a cemetery?

No, it is not true.

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