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What are the treatment options for Morgellons disease?

There is no definitive and consistently successful treatment for Morgellons disease at this time. Because Morgellons disease has similar symptoms to Lyme disease, liver or kidney failure, or mental illness, many doctors will treat those other conditions, hoping to relieve your symptoms. Additionally, many people with Morgellons disease are encouraged to seek psychiatric help, especially because depression and anxiety commonly occur with this condition.

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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 do I need to know about caring for someone with Morgellons disease?
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The most important thing you need to do when you are caring for someone with Morgellons or any disea...
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How long does Morgellons disease last?
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Morgellons disease is not widely accepted by the medical community as an actual disease, so no one r...
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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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