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Fibers Pulling From Skin
I have a problem with picking my skin lately. While doing this I was using a needle and found that I could pull out cotton like fibers from underneath the skin. Basically anywhere on my body that I picked I could do this. It kinda grossed me out but mostly scared me. I do not think its that morgellons because I do not feel like there are parasites or do not see colorful fibers comming out out my skin i just see what looks like cotton fibers on the end of the needle when i have been picking. I created wounds by checking other parts of my body to see if it was there to. So these are not wounds that just showed up. The only thing I could think it may be are collagen fibers or elastin fibers from the dermis but I am not sure if they would be visible to the naked eye. But this has been bothering me alot can you shed some light on this?
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does no one have any information about this?
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i think i may know what these fibers are. i believe they are collagen fiber or other natural fibers of the skin. they also sometimes appear in scabs sometimes. but not scabs that form on their own just ones that i inflict from picking. and i read that scabs are made from fibers. if i am incorrect please inform me.
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I just pulled a fiber like this from a scab on my shoulder from surgery. It really bugged me out. It was white and looked more like a small cotton thread. When I pulled the "thread" it ripped the same way a cotton fiber would. So far, I've picked 4 separate small scabs with two cotton fiber roots each.

It's not Morgellins, it's a surgical scar, they aren't different colors and I don't feel like there are any bugs on or in my body. The scabs aren't just appearing either. They are from surgery.  

I honestly just want to know if this is normal? or what the fibers are...I am interested. Not scared. I dont' think I'm sick.
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I had the same thing and was curious as to what it was. I found this; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000741.htm

Red the part where it talks about how scabs heal.

Thank goodness I know what it is now because the only reason I picked at it was because I thought something was wrong and I needed to be rid of the fibers. I hope this link helps you.
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I'm 32 & I've suffered from ingrown hairs since I my mid teens but for the last 5-6 months they have  gotten SIGNIFICANTLY worse. I thought it was because I have been taking hair skin & nail supplements for about the last 1.5 years but I stopped when I started to get ingrown eyebrow hairs. Quitting the supplements have not helped at all whatsoever. Never had an issue before with the hair around my nipples which I  usually pluck with no problem, but now I always have painful ingrowns around my nipples. It's gotten worse & now my happy trail hairs between my navel & hip bones are doing this too. My pubic area is the worst though & I'm trying to save enough money to get laze hair removal but until then I'm in severe pain & embarrassment as I am an independent contracted entertainer & it's affecting my ability to earn an income. This evening I have discovered something new with this condition, something pretty terrifying. When extracting yet another deeply impacted ingrown with tweezers I discovered what looked like cotton fibers coming out of the pore as I pulled slowly.  It's the most bizarre thing I've ever seen physically coming out of my body. I thought maybe I was hallucinating &/or mentally ill or both. I've also noticed over the same time period what what looks like eyeboogers in my eyes that stretch very long when I am wiping them out, in fact I am not wiping them out I am pulling them out. I'm perfectly fine with being crazy however what I am not cool with is having Morgellons disease  because it's not even really recognized  as an actual disease other than a mental disease &  don't want to waste any perfectly good promissory notes on some jerk telling me it's all in my head when I'm physically pulling them out of  areas where I grow thicker hair. I have a pair of binoculars with 70X  magnification & just a few weeks ago I saw what I thought were alien orbs! I studied the sky all day trying to see them again however I did not see the orbs I did see the strangest pink & green pearlescent spot in the clouds. In my excitement I got on YouTube & typed orbs & pearlescent clouds. To my horror & disbeliefI pulled up videos concerning CHEMTRAILS!  Conspiracy theory my ***! That's all the proof I need! Thanks to all you ******* doing this heinous ****, I still have to love you. Seriously, I truly hope you & your family are well, hating you won't make me a better person or heal my painful & scarring sores. I wouldn't wish this affliction on my worst enemy. Maybe we can be friends one day & laugh together over a beer. I'd really like that.
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