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tiny hairlike things that cause itch

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  • Posted By: desperate canadian
  • September 11, 2010
  • 08:24 PM

My husband and I have these symptoms...itching in the genital area at times...sometimes a crawling sensation...occasionally a biting sensation. Have had this for more than 2 years. Our Dr. sent us to a skin specialist who thinks its all in our heads. Daily, I pull tiny white hairlike things from my labia and pubic area. I shave every 3 days. Can you help?:confused:

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  • My husband and I have these symptoms...itching in the genital area at times...sometimes a crawling sensation...occasionally a biting sensation. Have had this for more than 2 years. Our Dr. sent us to a skin specialist who thinks its all in our heads. Daily, I pull tiny white hairlike things from my labia and pubic area. I shave every 3 days. Can you help?:confused:This sounds like my friend who was diagnosed with Morgellons Disease. Her hair threads and crawling sensations are on her arms, legs, and back.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 13, 2010
    • 10:38 PM
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  • http://www.cdc.gov/unexplaineddermopathy/
    taniaaust1 2267 Replies
    • September 15, 2010
    • 10:26 AM
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  • My husband and I have these symptoms...itching in the genital area at times...sometimes a crawling sensation...occasionally a biting sensation. Have had this for more than 2 years. Our Dr. sent us to a skin specialist who thinks its all in our heads. Daily, I pull tiny white hairlike things from my labia and pubic area. I shave every 3 days. Can you help?:confused: Hi Desparate canadian, I have been pubic shaving for 6 years and also have shaved my GF perhaps a thousand times, so I have a lot of familiarity with many of the difficulties. I used to have all sorts of itching, since puberty basically. It goes away when I shave regularly. Can you describe these threads in more detail? How long, how thick, how stiff, are they hollow tubes or solid? any specific areas on each of you or are they equally distributed all over? How long have you been shaving? Have the areas of thickened dead skin, ("chicken skin" or smooth) sloughed off yet? Are long tracks of embedded hairs visible under the skin and sometimes emerge at up to 1/2 inch in a day or two. I don't know if I can be of any help but I would be glad to share whatever I know if I find anything within my experience.
    Freddd 3576 Replies
    • September 22, 2010
    • 04:40 AM
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