Morgellons is one of those skin issues that are hard to explain or understand. This is a controversial skin condition which is not clearly understood by the skin experts till now. In this condition, unusual thread-like fibers form under the skin. You may feel that something is crawling under your skin which is stinging or biting all over. Many doctors call it an “unexplained dermopathy”. It is also known as the fiber disease.
Sign and Symptoms
- Feels like bugs are crawling all over the skin
- Stinging and burning sensation under the skin
- Intense itching
- Skin has hyper pigmented scars
- Skin sores that suddenly appear and cannot be removed easily
- Feels thread-like fibers stuck inside the skin
There are some other symptoms for the people with Morgellons that includes
- Extreme Fatigue
- Tooth loss
- Problem in nervous system
- Joint and muscle pain
- Difficulty in paying attention
- Short-term memory loss
- Sleep disorder
Causes and Risks
The main cause of Morgellons is still not found. It is one of the most confusing and unexplained skin issues. However, as per the recent study middle, aged white women have the risk of getting Morgellons.
Treatment and Management
As the cause is not known hence, there is no known treatment or cure for this skin problem. Experts often suggest that patients with a complaint of Morgellons should consult psychiatric help as well. A psychiatric evaluation may help the patients to understand that actual condition and then the doctors can find some remedy or solution for them that can ease the symptoms in them.