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

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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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Do you have any skin lesions along with formication?

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