Morgellons Disease Facts
- Causes painful open sores that last for months or don’t heal.
- Causes black granules and white clear, red, blue, black, or green fibers to emerge from the skin.
- Fibers can be removed from sores or intact skin with tweezers.
- Fibers don’t match any known fibers.
- Calcium and other minerals have been found in some fibers.
- Many fibers are hard and feel like splinters.
- Causes stinging and crawling sensations under the skin and intense itching.
- These symptoms interfere with sleep.
Morgellons and Lyme
- Reported in all 50 states and in Canada, Europe and world-wide.
- Appears to be an emerging disease; incidence is on the increase.
- It is unknown whether Morgellons is a distinct disease or a bizarre manifestation of Lyme disease.
- Almost all Morgellons patients have Lyme disease.
- Most people with Lyme do NOT have Morgellons.
- Some Lyme specialists are treating Morgellons.
- Lyme support groups can help people find a Lyme specialist.
- It is unknown whether Morgellons may be transmitted by ticks.
- Another possibility is contact with soil.
- Many Morgellons patients develop the disease after contact with soil, as in gardening.
- Antibotic helps many patients.
- Many also need anti-parasitic and/or anti-fungal drugs.
- Some have improved by taking NutraSilver colloidal silver internally. (See stories at www.nutrasilver.com)
- When starting treatment, patients typically have a temporary worsening of symptoms (a Herx reaction), with a mass exodus of fibers.
Morgellons Transmission & Diagnosis
- It is unknown if it is contagious. Research is ongoing.
- Many patients have family and close friends with the disease.
- Some patients have dogs or cats with it.
- However, many families just have one person infected.
- People can have the fibers without the sores. Some people have sores without fibers.
- If they have fibers, they have Morgellons, because that is the definition. It’s a fiber disease.
- There are no tests for Morgellons.
- The disease is diagnosed based on patient history and visible fibers.
- A doctor who does not see any protruding fibers can look for fibers under the skin with an EyeClops BioniCam microscope.
Morgellons is on the Increase
If you have never seen a person with it, you may someday.
You may notice a person whose face or body is covered with open sores.
For more information:
See www. thecehf.org and www.gingersavely.com.
Buy DVD’s of Morgellons conferences at www. thecehf.org.