Re: Cutaneous Larva Migrans Hookworm
Do you have anything from the under the scalp when you pluck a hair out? Does your scalp itch? do you have a crawling sensation on your scalp? Do you have any trail marks of any color anywhere? Do any symptoms have a regular schedule of appearing or do you notice it more after any certain activity, foods, change in temperature of you or the air? Do you wake up from sleep with symptoms? Do you ever have the specimen change into something different or change in size, color, or appearance? Is it everywhere or some certain places on your body? Does it wiggle, move, crawl or shy away from any certain changes? Does it dissolve in water, float, try to escape, crawl, swim, or need air to breathe? Is it a one in number or are there more than one, in segments, number, feet, legs, or color?After shaving and nicking it and one comes out does the number increase, i.e. you have a nesting or is it one out from each pore, or is there numbers coming out of each pore, and does the number increase upon exit or decrease? Does it or your skin bleed after exiting or does another pop out, again and again? Can you pull it out with tweezers or does it lay there? Is it solid forming or made up of liquid, i.e. turns into a ball of goo when you pull it out. Does tissue or t.p. stick to it before you pull it out? Is it exiting a whole form visible in form or do you dab with tissue and it becomes a wet spot on the tissue?. Is there a rash, flaking, or bleeding from the skin before you shave and notice it? Do you have a sense of knowing before you irritate the skin that something is there? Does the appearance change in texture, size or color with heat, cold, air, alcohol, salt, Lysol spray or clorox? Does it move when you point the hot hair dryer towards the spot? How about an ice cube held over it? How does it look dried up; flake, cylinder, flat, seed, tiny thread, fuzz ball, lint, etc. Do you notice any tiny eggs, either in your skin or from the specimen after being squashed with a q-tip that would be the same exact size or color regularly noted? Do you see anything on your pillows, sheets, couch, car seats, clothing, pets, floors, pantry, under your nail clippings, eyelashes, ear canal, soap bars, drinking rims of anything you take a drink from, tongue, sides of checks, eyes, inside nose, sinks or tub drains , etc. etc, that appear exactly the same?Urine, stool, vomit, spit, or food that you spit out, anything exactly the same? Is there any mold, any color, under cabinets, closets, behind washer or dryer, etc.? These are the questions that possibly could have changed my life had my doctor, e.r., dermatologist, infectious disease dr, psychiatrist, minister, spouse, adult children and grandchildren, sisters etc. asked me, because I know all those answers. Was never asked the questions, in my attempt to relay the info I am quickly cut off. Diagnosis complete. After all is said and done, I am disrespected, talked and laughed about behind my back, I am a target for all those "crazy people" jokes and now referred to as mental with delusions, by all. I am prescribed two antidepressants, anti itch, anti swell, anti infect, anti inflame, anti spread creams, powder, shampoo, spray, pills, syrup etc. I live in an area with agriculture and oil, and all its' toxins, with little control on how it is used or dumped. I am educated, a young 58, attractive, fit, and have the money to travel and yet I am alone and sit stuck. I am exhausted all the time, and the medications have not worked for any of my symptoms. I have bought online anti parasite
medication, helped some but not completely. Colon Cleanse
medication, vinegar, tea tree, many more and some I do not want to admit to using. Your case might respond to those, but stop the spread? Possibly talking to a pharmacist or nurse? Health Food store? Anti fungal cream, sulfur cream, lice spray, flea and tick spray? Talking to my vet educated me, they are the experts on parasites. The worst recently took place, I am not allowed to see my 12 yr. old granddaughter anymore, I raised her until she was eight years old and she means the world to me.I miss her terribly. Her mother believes my bug issue has affected her in a negative way. I feel like I have given a lot of people money, secrets, loyalty, time and love and in return have been squashed like a bug. The ONLY dr who EVEN examined me or took a look at the area I was referring to was the Opthamologist! He saw a thin brown worm flashing by the front of my eyeball as it quickly went by. He gave me 7 refills of Antibiotics
, told me to take all 7 refills until I stopped feeling something in my eye. I had just left my dr office prior and was told to quit picking at my eyes, they were just dusty and dry. I probably should have prefaced all this at the beginning, I do not know the answers you desperately seek. if you find them, please let me know. Sadly, it won't help me, I would need a doctor to see the same things I see every single day.I am able to travel to a doctor should you find one, but I doubt you do. I do not mean to be negative, I do have one recommendation, do not talk about it, even to the people you believe to care about you. They do not want to deal with, don't understand it, don't like it and don't want to catch it. That is why anything like this is thrown into the garbage can labeled "MENTAL" and the lid is quickly slammed shut. I do hope, for you, and everyone, that my experience has not been yours. I am not a drug seeking patient, I am not an addict, I am not seeking medical attention, I am not seeking perfection or needing to be in discovery of a new trendy disease, I do not have a need to slam the medical field, not looking to be alone, not purposely trying to run relatives off, am not suffering from empty nest syndrome and want to draw the attention or worry from adult kids, did not have a sad, empty life, not a abuser or abused, and I am not mental and not delusional. I want you to know this, this is real, I believe you and you are not alone. I have to accept that (the above line) as the sum of what I have achieved in my search for medical treatment, and the deficit from my search is what I will eventually kill me. Good luck to you!