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grains of sand coming out of skin

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 30, 2011
  • 11:16 AM

I have grains of sand coming out of my skin, by the hundreds. White, brown or black. My house is full of them even though I vacuum most days and wash clothing and bedding. When I put oil on my skin they start to come out. The bigger ones are like triangular shafts of salt, they are brown. I have them in typical scabies places: back, buttocks, backs of thighs, hands and feet, scalp, face, arms, chest. Could this be piedra? I don't know if these things are animate. During the night though if I use the same sheets for more than 2 days, my body starts to seethe and I have to get up, scrub all over with soap, apply oil, and change sheets. My hair seethes too when I apply neem oil shampoo which is a good help. Please let me know if you have an idea what this is, is it scabies, piedra, or something else? Are any treatments available?

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