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483733 tn?1326798446

Hair on skin feeling but no hair

I am in the midst of finalizing a diagnosis of Lupus.  I often feel like I have a hair on or bugs crawling on my arms and head and now feel like there is a hair on my nose but there is not.  Has anyone experienced this?  Do you know a reason?  It is driving me crazy!
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Please co tact me if anybody has some REAL answers. I have all of the above things going on too.. 27yo male. Ex military in south central US. Started with me in California
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Have the itchiness, the crawling sensations, spider web sensation is the worst of it for me, the cold water only once in a while, now I’m feeling it on my tongue and in my throat (the hair/spider web feeling).  My
Dr’s think I’m delusional lol.  Also have flakey skin on my scalp (where itching is the worst) and in my beard as well as behind my ears.  This is all sooo strange
Morgellons
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I am 39 , and recently I feel like there's hair on my fingers, or face, arms. I have felt cold water like filling on my legs, just now I was in bed and felt like there's a spider on my face I jumped up, turned on the light and nothing! I don't like doctors , so I was trying to find an answer online, came across this site, and I am so glad I'm not going crazy, and it's probably something that has to do with my nerves! I prolly need a vacation!!!
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I have had all the same sensation especially in the face, I would recommend going to a naturopath or  going to a doctor who can check skin samples with microscope for Demodex mites. You can call and ask not a lot of doctors know how to treat these microscopic mites. You can heal naturally try bleach baths, borax and epsom salt baths clean sheets and pillows regularly or even soak with borax for 6 hours.  Eat more raw fruits and veggies. Keeping a clean diet is key to keeping these mites from over populating and having that uncomfortable crawling/hair sensation on body. Stay away from anything that feeds candida that is also part of it (alcohol, bread, processed food, sugar) It’s your immune system attacking you. We naturally all have some Demodex they just become uncomfortable when they over populate due to your immune system being weak & hygiene! Eat raw garlic, mix a teaspoon of turmeric in tea here and there don’t over do it these can thin blood they are strong natural antibiotics. Sip ginger tea regularly (real ginger) not tea bags. I promise you’re not alone, just a lot of people are unaware/ have no knowledge of this. I hope if this is your issue it is fixed make sure to make these things your regular routine because they can and will come back.
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Omg, I just got this now and searched the internet to find out why.

It felt like a strand of thread, so I checked my jumper to see if it was that, even pulled the sleeve back and it's still there.
I washed my hand, still there. I shaved the small hairs on the back of my hand and my little finger, as it appears to be out outer side of this finger

It's still there and I don't have any illness.

It's freaking me out
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Look up Mongellons
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Mine started with same sensations something crawling on me or getting bit by ants.  Now I am to the point I can't wear clothing unless I have to and cotton makes it worse almost like there are mites or something in the material and it will attach to skin under nails eyelashes and cause dots under skin that are painful and spread.  The cob webbed feeling is worse when having to get dressed for longer than 6 or more hours.  I find it helps if I buy clothes that are made by better grade materials and they have lining within.  Also was showers everyday and use lysol laundry sanitizer.
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Try putting some in spray bottle then on skin wait few minutes then wash off using a makeup wipe remover.
So, this has worked for you?  Did you ever find out what the cause is?  
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There is some type of fungus or tiny microbial bacteria to answer to this.  I just hope some one cream find out what it is before i lose all my hair and my mind.  It is all over the body also it causes yellow nails. Yellow bath water.  And tiny black dots under nails.
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Morgellons,  hs , cutaneous pili margins or under nail fungus.  Stop worrying and it eases up. Lotta energy too
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My Grandmother keeps having the feeling that she has walked into a spider's web and can actually pull the pieces of it off her skin, but when she shows it to me there is nothing there. It is driving her crazy and getting worse. She is on many medications for various ailments and I honestly think her doctors think that she is imagining it! She says she can pull on the "strings attached to her skin and feel them sliding off, like you would a spider's web or a hair. I have absolutely no idea what to do. She has been to a dermatologist and they found nothing. I am seriously wondering if she is having some symptoms of a nerve disorder...maybe some neuropathy? We are stumped and confused too, you are not alone.
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Read up on the effects of NANOTECHNOLOGY ChemTrails has on you.. your grandmother is NOT crazy. Intelligent Living organisms is the result of everything we are breathing in, get the word out, the Chem Trails need to stop.
No your grandmother is not crazy I have the exact same thing. Iv had this for about 3 yrs now. It starts off with the stinging and horrible itching with bumps in ears and nose. I also can pull on them and it feels just like pulling off a spider web. If you hold it in the light at a certain angle you can actually see the silkey spider web type hair. Now what's really weird is sometimes when wearing boxers I can actually see the hairs or whatever it is in my skin, like when I pull on my waistband I can see the fiber going in my waist. Also if you rub your arm or back with some pressure in one direction I can actually feel all the hair rolling like I can pull it off and sometimes I can other times it will leave a scratch type mark that is a perfect straight line.
Oh ya the easiest place to see  this is in your eyes by your nose.  The weirdest part is my cat and dog also feel it. my dog will continuesly sneeze and my cat will start chasing something I can't see or just start looking like she sees something when it gets bad. Since your gma has mentioned this to you have you noticed her clothes having holes in them?
I am in the same predicament as your Grandmother, however I never see anything like the spider webb but I do feel them. I have Rheumatoid  Arthritis, I am past the age of 65.
Recently I was in Houston, TX near a chemical plant explosion so I was  exposure to that ordeal along with  other residents.  SO NOW I
HAVE HAD TWO VERY BAD EPISODES WITH THE STRING WEBB CRAWLS FIRST ON THE LEFT NOW ON THE RIGHT.




We just wanted to reach out and see how you are doing.  Have you been able to meet with a doctor?  
I am also feeling things like spider web on my face in hair. Its making me crazy. What is this?
I have same issue.please tell me you got some answers
I also get this by my ears and nose all the time . I feel like a spider or bug crawls on my knees or on the side of me and I'll check all over but no bug . Idk what it could be .
Please contact me if anybody has some REAL answers. I have all of the above things going on too.. 27yo male. Ex military in south central US. Started with me in California
Chemtails? No onene looked at sky in 60s 70s and 80s  ? Most trails stopped. My fav childhood thing to watch. Trust me, its not what u th8nk. I have it
881165 tn?1265984588
Sorry you're having so much trouble today!  You definitely should have testing done, so you know if it's large nerves, if it's progressing, etc.  Also, lupus seems like a good cause, but a neurologist might want to look for other causes, and you wouldn't want to miss something by assuming it's from lupus.  If the rheumy doesn't call back, can your family doc refer you straight to a neuro?
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Morgellons
483733 tn?1326798446
Today it is out of control.  The skin on all of my body feels like it is jumping.  I am so uncomfortable.  My face feels like the aftermath of someone slapping it.  I am in the midst of a bad flare.   I did talk with my family doctor yesterday and he agrees I am likely having some neuropathic issues and am trying to get my rheumatologists office to call me back.  This isn't something to ignore.
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I too get the feeling that something is crawling on me.  I haven't had the cold water feeling though.  The one I have the most is the feeling that someone has taken their hands and cupped them over my head and is running their cupped hands down my head.  I also sometimes get shocky feelings down my neck and arm.  I haven't mentioned any of this to drs. as I don't think they would do anything other than think I'm a complainer.
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I often feel like I have a hair on or bugs crawling on my arms and head and now feel like there is a hair on my face but there is not. In addition, it often feels like there is a hair near my eye, or a hair in my eye, but when I look there is nothing there.  I found the term formication a couple years ago, and apparently that is what I am experiencing.  I have Celiac Disease, but have not been able to get any further diagnosis, like Sjogren's - because despite have many symptoms of Sjogren's - I cannot find a doctor who will listen to me and do something to help me.  I have done my research, but apparently that makes me a hypochondriac.  It is good to find others who share my experience, at least I am not alone.  I no longer pursue doctors about my issues, because it's like they just don't care.
Morgellons
881165 tn?1265984588
Glad to help ladies :)  When I started feeling cold water that wasn't there, I didn't tell any docs, 'cause I thought they'd say I was nuts!  It was such a relief when my Neurologist asked if I ever got that feeling.  I wish Rheumies were better informed about this, or at least knew enough to send their patients to a Neuro to be evaluated.
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482754 tn?1341791494
Gosh I am so relieved to read this!  I thought I was going crazy too!  I notice the same feeling on the back of my calf  when wearing shorts,  and then more recently on my forehead... feels like a hair tickling my skin but there is no hair there!  I too have lupus and sjogrens both.  So glad to finally have an explanation!
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483733 tn?1326798446
Thank you so much for responding.  Now I don't feel so crazy.  I wondered if something related to neuropathy was involved.
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881165 tn?1265984588
I have Small Fiber Neuropathy, a type of Peripheral Neuropathy, most likely as a result of Sjogren's, and I get that all the time.  The ironic thing is, when I actually have a bug crawling on me, I can't feel it!  I get crawly bugs, cold water running down legs, and burning.  PN is really common with autoimmune diseases, and personally, I would argue that most fibromyalgia is actually PN (but that's just my opinion).  You can get an EMG to check for most PN.  Small fiber doesn't show up on EMG, though, so you have to get a skin biopsy to diagnose that, and I guess there are only a few hospitals that can do it.
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