- A lady recently asked me a question about live leeches on my parasites website. I just wanted to say that I found your article very informative and well written when I was researching the information she needed. I answered her question at http://www.allaboutparasites.com/live-leeches.html but if you have further insight to add, it's most welcome. Although I've met a few leeches in my time both in the water and in the forest, it's not really my area of expertise. Thanks again!