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What are the symptoms of Morgellons disease?

The symptoms of Morgellons disease include skin rash with intense itching, black fibers on or underneath the skin, and crawling or stinging sensations that can feel like insects on the skin. Some people with Morgellons disease also report fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and short-term memory loss. Because Morgellons disease is currently considered an unexplained skin condition, these symptoms can vary widely from person to person.

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What is Morgellons disease?
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Morgellons disease falls under the umbrella of a set of psychiatric based diseases with somatic or "...
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What should I do if my doctor does not believe I have Morgellons disease?
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Morgellons disease is not accepted among most medical professionals as an actual disease, so it is v...
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What type of doctor should I see for my Morgellons disease?
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If you suspect you may have Morgellons disease, first make an appointment with your primary care or ...
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How many people suffer from Morgellons disease?
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Because Morgellons disease is not a widely accepted diagnosis, no one is sure how many people actual...
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