Crawling Skin Feeling?

The medical term used to describe the feeling of your skin crawling is referred to as formication. It can be caused by many things including high fever, herpes zoster, syphilis, and skin cancer. It is also a side effect of cocaine and opiate use and withdrawal. It can also occur during menopause in women and a related condition referred to as Morgellan’s disease. There are a variety of treatments and therapies to help eliminate the feeling of crawling skin.



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