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What should I do if my doctor does not believe I have Morgellons disease?

Morgellons disease is not accepted among most medical professionals as an actual disease, so it is very possible that your doctor may not acknowledge Morgellons disease as a possibility for your symptoms. Your doctor may want to rule out other conditions before even discussing the possibility of Morgellons disease. It may also be helpful for you to do your own research into Morgellons and the ongoing studies about its causes and symptoms.

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