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What is the best treatment for morgellons?

What is the best treatment for morgellons?

Not infectious cause: The mayo clinic in 2011 (arch dermatol, sep 2011; 147: 1041 - 1045. ) published a case series regarding morgellon's, concluding that an infectious cause is not there. In many cases, patients with this condition are very, very resistant to even consider a psychiatric cause for this awful delusion of infestations- like worms coming out of the pores of their skin. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Morgellons (Definition)

Refers to the condition in which the patient perceives parasites are spontaneously coming out from their eyes, ears, pores, and any other opening in their body. These parasites are, in fact, hair, vegetative or synthetic fibers, scabs or any other foreign substances. As a result, patients have terrible scars as they pick these "worms" out of their skin, and become ...Read more


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What kind of treatments are there for Morgellons disease?

What kind of treatments are there for Morgellons disease?

Morgellons disease: This is regarded in psychiatry as delusional parasitosis. Treatment involves use of very low doses of Risperdal or Pimozide (orap) which has effect on delusions as well as itching. Caution against self-treatment with insecticides or local remedies. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for.Infectious mollusc? I don't want undergo the burning treatment

Topical therapy: The best treatment for molloscum is some sort of topical treatment, whether it's acid, cautery or physical scraping. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris? I know it can't be completely cured, but what can help?

What is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris? I know it can't be completely cured, but what can help?

Moisturieze: Do not scrub as it willo irritate and make it worse. Keep it well moisturized. Am lactin 12% is a good moisturizer because it contiains 12% Lactic Acid and penetrates and moisturizes from the inside and does not just sit on the surface. The skin has a fatty layer and needs something acidic to penetrate in order to provide the deeper layers with moisture. ...Read more