Thousands of people experience symptoms and describe that they have been infected with Morgellons. However, until today there still has been no accurate explanation as to what really is the reason behind the cause of the mysterious disease, and how one gets afflicted. Scientists, doctors, and researchers continue to struggle with how to find out exact information about the disease. Unfortunately, morgellons is not registered a medical diagnosis by the health industry thus patients can be misdiagnosed with common skin infections like scabies, Lyme disease, liver or kidney disease involving orthe belief of the infestation by parasites (delusional parasitosis).

Morgellons disease was first identified by Sir Thomas Browne in 1674. Recently, in 2002 by Mary Leitao, describing a type of skin disorder that was later referred by the Centers for Disease Control as “Unexplained dermopathy”. The name was coined to the disorder by Leitao after her son developed sores that no medical professionals she consulted was able to explain.

Because of the scarcity of data available about the disorder, for the most part medical experts commonly associate Morgellons disease to other skin disorders. Others are falsely categorized as to have been infected with Delusional Parasitosis.

sufferers claim morgellons disease symptoms as affecting both the physical and mental process of a person. These symptoms can develop in both adults and children. However, with the slow progress in the study of the disease, patients continue to rely mostly on diagnosis and treatment provided by other individuals without the consent of the medical industry. Additionally, because of the rising awareness of morgellons disease, victims in 15 other countries have also emerged.

Individuals report common morgellons disease symptoms affecting their physical state and provided by independent researchers include:

* Skin irritations that can cause severe itching
* Development of multicolored fiber-like strands in and on the skin
* Itching and burning sensation of the skin that often times leads an individual to develop the sensation of insects crawling under the skin
* Fatigue
* Hair loss
* Swelling of the joint
* Vision change
* Headaches
* Sudden weight loss

Symptoms of the disease affecting a person’s mental condition include:

* Short-term memory loss
* Loss of focus on things
* Behavioral changes
* Depression
* Signs of neurological problems

Having trouble with some strange signs and symptoms? This could be the time that you may have to set an appointment with your doctor for to take a look at the skin irritations. What you thought is a common skin problem, could be a serious condition that until now is still beyond anyone’s comprehension.

Ernest Rowlett administers Morgellons Disease. For more information on Morgellons Disease symptoms, visit