Is This Morgellons Skin Disease

by Mr.X
(Spain)



Fibers Consistent with Morgellons
Possible Case of Morgellons

I am 33 years old and work in the hospital. Since September 2010 I am dealing with strange parasites. I feel crawling sensation in my legs, spine and arms.


At the beginning I didn't know what was happening to me. I went to the Dermatologist who said I am healthy, just my skin is little bit dry, so he prescribed some creams which doesn't help me at all. Day after day my symptoms developed more and more and I visited the doctor again. He did many tests including a skin biopsy, but nothing except unusual skin inflammation was the biopsy result, so then my doctor labeled me delusional for parasites.

Since then I decided to start my own investigation because i believed that I have something... I was more than sure. I bought a usb microscope with 150 magnifications and then I realized what was causing the skin itch. But I still can't recognize what kind of insect or life being is this.

I sent the picture of it to an entomologist. He also can't recognize it but supposed it to be Morgellons. Every day thousands of black and white fibers come out from my skin. Occasionally beetle like insects with the long fiber in anterior part comes out (especially after long time rubbing a lot amount of olive oil)...they are very very strange.

Up to today I am suffering with no any cure against these parasites. But somehow I am controlling them with different things and chemicals which are chronically poisoning me. I want to go back to my prior life but how???.. I don't know.

Here I am attaching the one pic of beetle like insect which is in my opinion the mature form and this is responsible for laying eggs. I would be happy if somebody up there who knows how to cure it. Please contact me via: [email protected]

Editor Comment Morgellons Disease



Dear Carlos,

I'm so sorry to hear about your Morgellon's skin disease. The good news is that there is research actively going on in the United States on Morgellons at
Ohio State University. As indicated on the University's website, Morgellon's is frequently misdiagnosed as "Delusional Parasitosis or an Obsessive Picking Disorder."

I'd suggest contacting Ohio State by clicking here. They are in the best position to determine the best course of action and to confirm this diagnosis.

The OSU website lists the following Morgellon's symptoms that differentiate the disease from delusional parasitosis or an obsessive picking disorder. They are as follows:

• Distinct and poorly healing skin lesions with unusually thick, membranous scarring upon eventual healing.
• Moderate to extreme pruritis at sites of lesions as well as un-erupted skin.
• Microscopic examination of these lesions will most often reveal the presence of unusual fibers, which may be
black, blue or red. These fibers, which many healthcare providers initially thought to be textile
contaminants, are often present in the deep tissue of biopsies obtained from unbroken skin of individuals
with this condition. Careful examination of these fibers further reveals that they are frequently associated
with hair follicles, and are definitely not textile in origin.
• Most of these patients suffer from a host of neurological symptoms which can vary in severity from mild to
severe. These neurological symptoms include peripheral tingling, paresthesias and varying degrees of motor
involvement which appear to progress.
• Intermittent cognitive and behavioral status changes are often observed and also seem to progress with the
severity of disease. This is often referred to as “brain fog” by the patient as they experience a waxing and
waning of this symptom.
• Laboratory findings in these patients are variable, but often reveal eosinophilia and elevated levels of
Immunoglobin E.
• Other symptoms of varying severity and frequency have been described, and are included in the attached
case definition.

This diagnosis is still controversial as a recent report from the Mayo Clinic claims there are other causes as outlined in this news story.

Best of luck as you seek a diagnosis. Please keep us up to date as your note is not the first time we have encountered some confusion between bites from parasites and Morgelllons.

- Jeff

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Buggy
by: Smart dust

I have the same problem. My bites turned into huge bisters and every blister clearly had a bug inside. The doctors will not get closer than 6ft so DOP was the diagnosis. Since then I have infected probably hundreds of people, places, pets, hotels, restaurants, and my entire family across 3 different states. Hopefully all those DOP docs got it. Interesting how doctors can insult their patients yet still expect them to be sane enough to pay the medical bills! My guess is that you got the mealy bug from cotton clothing. You can see them at the store. I take photos of infested clothing all the time. They dont wash out easily and boiling does not kill them.

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Fixes, but no cures
by: Anonymous

For anyone who doesn't think Morgellons is neurological you are drinking the traditional medicine cool-aid.

I have seen,repeat, seen these things crawl under my skin, fall out of my hair, come to the surface and emerge move on their own, jump,yes jump. This started with a dermatologist doing too large a a patch with nitrous oxide for "sun spots" on my arm (21/2 inches) which got really nasty looking and would not heal.

A black carapace looking she'll appeared. It ultimately popped off and under that were all these little white beads swimming around in a sort of bloody ooze, which started burning and itching almost intolerably. It remained a large sore for months and months. Nothing and no one, including 6 different md's with basic variations of "you're nuts" not to mention naturopaths, homeopaths etc. some progress was made with homeopath and acupuncturist.

I get the little strands; I have white marks all over my arms, which I interpret as larvae. Tiny little white dots and little flecks are everywhere, everywhere. It's just a gross gross thing.

Here is how I sort of deal with this:


  1. Do not scratch or pick. It spreads and spreads like lightening. If my skin starts burning, the following helps: I do it all 2.lemon,Salt, a little borax with water, and, believe or not, Toothpaste, Sensadine, has a little anesthetic in it and with silver colloidal ointment can knock out lesions before it starts, I I spray cutter (mosquito repellent) Right Away.Monster doses of Benadryl can help. I repeat do not pick or scratch

  2. Despite what others say I take five drops in juice of Nutrasilver every day, big time B-12,d, apple cider vinegar and GSE (grapefruit seed extract) you can buy the two latter in cap Form and circcummin x or whatever it's called.

  3. I use neutragenic t-gel shampoo,and silver colloidal soap. I wash my hands bunches all day long, and use borax laundry additive.i spray with flea spray in the closets and my shoes.

  4. A favorite little place for the mites is my ears. I use a little Sensadine on a qtip which lasts a day.



That said, good luck.

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