Avatar universal

Does anyone have suggestions for treating morgellons lesions?

I’m still trying to find a doctor willing to treat me and I feel like I’ve tried everything imaginable. Desperate for some relief!
2 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
5536886 tn?1455827346
Are you dealing with anxiety as well?  Have you been to a psychologist to assist with the anxiety?  Some believe this condition is caused by anxiety or similar things- a physical condition brought on by the mental stress. I’d try that route if you if haven’t.
Helpful - 0
I do have anxiety and I do take medication to treat it. I think there’s a significant mental health factor for sure, but I do not believe that anxiety/stress is the cause. I think it’s a symptom, as well as increased depression. I think it’s an infectious systemic disease that stems from long-term untreated Lyme disease or another tick-borne infection. Not everyone gets it but 98% of those who have it, also have Lyme disease. Bartonella has been detected in a large percentage of Morgellons lesions, as well as Borrelia-burgdorferi.
19990302 tn?1545270073
I also suffer from Morgellons disease. I have had it for about 2 1/2 years now. It was ground breaking when the Strickler research papers came out last year. I finally understood that I had late disseminated Lyne, and other coinfecctions. I also got lab results showing I have funnelformis mosseae.  I started seeing a LLMD ( Lyme litterate MD.  I could not find a physician to treat me in Florida. I did see an alternative doctor in Orlando, but felt he was only after money. I now have to go all the way to D.C.  to see my doctor, but I am slowly improving. The best thing to do in my case was to that the underlying infections. I can tell you that the sores are difficult to treat. I have had some success using  tinactin to dry them up, and Epson salt concoctions can help get rid of toxins. It is a really hard disease to deal with, and so little us know at this point. I wish you success!
Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Dermatology Community

Top Dermatology Answerers
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Learn to identify and prevent bites from summer’s most common pests.
Doctors argue for legislation to curb this dangerous teen trend in the latest Missouri Medicine report.
10 ways to keep your skin healthy all winter long
How to get rid of lumpy fat on your arms, hips, thighs and bottom
Diet “do’s” and “don’ts” for healthy, radiant skin.
Images of rashes caused by common skin conditions