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Uncertain: Although there are proponents of the idea that humans can suffer infestation by collembola (springtails, arthropods that inhabit soil), clinical studies have either been discredited or have not demonstrated evidence (eg: lim cs; et al. Collembola are unlikely to cause human dermatitis. J insect sci. 2009; 9:3). For this reason, there is no standard of care treatment, to my knowledge. ...Read more
I have an insect infestation in my skin that is reproducing and getting worse daily. More than likely, collembola I am reinfesting myself.?
Collembola: These snow fleas are harmless to humans so it may be something else or occasionally delusional infestations. ...Read more
Arthropods: Collembola are arthropods. The arthropod phylum includes the insects, collembola (springtails), arachnids (eg. Spiders), and crustaceans. Although many believe that collembola can cause human infestation, there is as yet no definitive proof of this, and there is no well established standard-of-care treatment. ...Read more
I have no history of medical problems, that means I don't have health insurance. How do I get on it? Because I wanna get treated
Question not clear: I am sorry. Your question is not clear. If you have no medical problems, then what do you "wanna get treated" for? If you just want to have health insurance just in case you get ill or injured, your best options are to get a job with health insurance, search the internet for various (high-rated) health plans. Your best policy will most likely be a high-deductible policy (cheapest, but covers big $. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ekbom's syndrome: If you know the term then you know that ekbom's syndrome is delusional parasitosis. (patient believes they have parasites but there is no evidence on a medical eval of a parasitic ds). If your doctor has ruled out a parasitic infection & has consultations w/individuals he trusts from infectious diseases, dermatology & neurology w/all recommended workups (-); its time for symptom tx w/psyche help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It's Complicated: For a thorough answer to your question, check out this page on the website of the international ocd foundation: http://bit.Ly/kqv4tl and for a sensitive look into the lives of people struggling with hoarding, see matt paxton's book "the secret lives of hoarders." hear matt speak about his book here: http://bit.Ly/lrdg78. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TMJ??? TX VARIES: The cause of your tmj/tmd, if known and the duration of your problem, may dictate the treatment. Often treatment for TMJ can vary from person to person and also may sometimes involve seeing other doctors. Physical therapy, tens, ultrasound therapy, exercises, and mouthpieces are the most standard types of treatment. You may need combinations of all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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