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Morgellons

Morgellons disease: How to Manage It

Morgellons is mysterious and arguable. Here you will find answers to common questions on Morgellons— and suggestions for dealing with it. Morgellons is quite uncommon and unexplained disease characterised by sores, creeping sensations on and below the skin, and filaments rising from the sores. It isn't quite  sure what these strings really are. Some say they're wisps of cotton thread, most likely deriving from clothing or bandages. Others suggest that they result from an infectious process within the skin cells. more study is surely required. Signs and symptoms People who have Morgellons usually report the subsequent signs and/or symptoms: Skin rashes or skin sores that could cause itchiness Sensations of crawling on and below the skin Fibers or black stringy material in and on the skin Fatigue Difficulty in concentrating Short-term memory loss The intense...

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Residents experience swimmers’ itch from Lake Champlain

Original Source: http://www.shelburnenews.com/2015/09/17/residents-experience-swimmers-itch-from-lake-champlain/ A swim in Lake Champlain on a hot, late-summer day can cause many things: happiness, a sense of well-being, and for some people, an itchy rash. Over the last few weeks, at least a dozen swimmers in the Charlotte and Shelburne area, many at the Charlotte Beach, have experienced an unfortunate side-effect of enjoying the town’s lovely beach. Swimmer’s itch, or cercarial dermatitis, is an allergic reaction to a parasite that thrives in certain conditions and can be found in lake water. Other than an ick factor, there is no danger or health concern from this parasite or rash. When the water is warm, a parasite can thrive in and attempt to burrow into people’s skin. Though the parasite cannot survive in humans, their...

Parasitic pox: Swimmer’s itch; where it lurks, how to prevent it

Source: https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2015/06/23/kss-swimmers-itch-is-active-preventive-measures-treatments/#.VY1wtFUxFGE SOUTHERN UTAH – If you’re like many people, there is nothing more inviting on a hot summer day than taking a drive out to the lake and dipping into the glistening water … except for one irritating parasite in some waters that thrives and writhes when the shallows get warm, resulting in swimmer’s itch, an irritating and sometimes painful skin rash caused by microscopic parasites. Swimmer’s itch is not life-threatening and there are preventive measures you can take allowing you to enjoy the water. "Not everyone gets the swimmers itch but my poor son did ..," Sonja Ceja wrote in a comment thread on St. George News Facebook page June 13, 2014 | Photo courtesy of Sonja Ceja, St. George News “Not everyone gets the swimmers itch...

Itchy Skin Rash | Mysterious Skin Problem Causes Itching, Loose Fibers

By: CYNTHIA McFADDEN of ABCNEWS.COM Imagine your skin burning and itching, and feeling like bugs are crawling under or on top of it. Imagine having open sores on your face and body. Then imagine having stringlike fibers literally coming out of your skin. That’s exactly what patients with a mysterious illness called Morgellons disease say happens to them. Anne Dill is just one of thousands of patients across the country who suffer from these strange symptoms. Sometimes it feels as if there’s something moving under her scalp, she said, and fibers come out of her skin. “There’s this fibrous material,” Dill said. “It’s in layers. It’s — I feel like it isolates itself. I think there’s pockets of it.” Dill said she was reluctant to talk about the illness because she knew...

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Morgellons disease is mysterious and controversial. Here you’ll find answers to common questions about Morgellons disease — and suggestions for coping with it.

By Mayo Clinic staff Morgellons disease is a mysterious skin disorder characterized by disfiguring sores and crawling sensations on and under the skin. Although Morgellons disease isn’t widely recognized as a medical diagnosis, experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating reports of the condition, which they refer to as unexplained dermopathy. If you suspect that you have Morgellons disease, you may have many questions about the condition. Here’s what you need to know about Morgellons disease, including practical tips for managing your signs and symptoms. What are the signs and symptoms of Morgellons disease? People who have Morgellons disease report the following signs and symptoms: Skin rashes or sores that can cause intense itching Crawling sensations on and under the skin, often compared to insects moving,...

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NCS a Toxicity Disorder with Creeping and Crawling Symptoms

NCS a Toxicity Disorder with Creeping and Crawling Symptoms Here are patients that got relief from the creeping, crawling and biting symptoms. How the problems were identified and how they got relief. On the Diagnosis and Management of Neurocutaneous Syndrome (NCS), A toxicity disorder from dental sealants Omar M. Amin, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.* Abstract: Neurocutaneous syndrome (NCS), a newly discovered toxicity disorder, is characterized by neurological sensations, pain, depleted energy and memory loss as well as itchy cutaneous lesions which may invite various opportunistic infections. Components in the calcium hydroxide dental sealants Dycal, Life and Sealapex have been identified as sources of the observed symptoms. Sulfonamide and neurological toxicity issues are discussed and three case histories are presented. Additional notes on zinc oxide, Fynal, IRM and Sultan U/P sealers are also included....

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