Formication

What is Formication?

A form of paresthesia or tactile hallucination; a sensation as if small insects are creeping under the skin.

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I am 42 years of age, female. I was diagnosed with Hashimotos at a young age. I was diagnosed with Endometriosis in December 1997. I have had six...

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Hi,
Thanks for the query.

Formication is a type of paresthesia can be called as tactile hallucination.
This is one of the symptom of menopause....

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My wife is on HRT. She had an implant and this addressed her symptoms but the new implant fitted a month ago doesn't seem to be working, even...

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Hello,

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You are looking for information on hormone replacement treatment for a 52 year old woman.

Please provide some details...

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I'm 85 and have had untreated CLL for 15 years. Although my lymphocyte count is 100,000 my hemoglobin is normal and I've been able to avoid...

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Brief Answer:
Do you have any skin lesions along with formication?

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Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand...

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Is itching burning skin common in perimenopause, its like having allodynia. I am 49 years old still having slightly irregular periods . When i get...

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I'm 85 and have had untreated CLL for 15 years. Although my lymphocyte count is 100,000 my hemoglobin is normal and I've been able to avoid...

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Dear Dr. Thanks u very much for your email. It's been 3 years since I m suffering from neurological problems. First I had carpel tunnel which was...

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I suffer with formication, the itching can be anywhere on my body including under my feet, palms of my hands, under my armpits, back, arms, legs...

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I started using meth again but it s mostly an everyday thing. I started scartinch my head and will feel like a pimple! Of so much pocking at it I...

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I have what I believe is called menopausal formication which is localised to my hands only, itching has caused very thick rough patches from the...

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