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Bugs that borow into skin

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Formication if not: parasites. Formication is the sense that something is crawling on your skin. It has many possible causes: menopause, Morgellon's Disease, allergies, s... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Formication: Possible causes are High fever, Herpes zoster, illicit substances such as Meth, Morgellon's disease, Menopause, Allergies, Heavy metal poisoning such ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Tick bite: A tick bite can look like a bull's eye. It's important to see your doctor if you see a tick or suspect a tick bite because they can carry lyme diseas... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology 19 years experience
Many: Unfortunately many insect bites can create this reaction.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
No: Bugs are not normal to have on our skin. Get an evaluation if you see bugs on your skin.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Need an exam.: You need to see a dr. And have an exam: could be neurologic, could be actual bugs.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Formication: You're describing formication. Check out https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/odd-curious-and-rare/200911/formication for more info. If it bothers you... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Not suggested: Would suggest seeing a dermatologist as you will need a direct exam and a good history also. You can take the video with you. Otherwise I would not su... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is the only way you will be satisfied.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management 36 years experience
Yes it can: If your are going through withdrawls. This is the famous "heebie-geebies". Much more rare is histamine release from morphine which can cause allergi... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Absolutely. That is a classic but not required symptom of alcohol withdrawal.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Perhaps hives?: If they are itchy red dots then it could be an allergic reaction to the bug bite or even the mechanical pressure of you scratching. Sometimes you can... Read More

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