Morgellons cases in Australia

Morgellons cases in Australia

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Dana

Australia

#1 Nov 9, 2009
IMAGINE the sensation of parasites crawling beneath your skin, forming prickly nests of red, blue and black fibres that emerge through lesions all over your body.

Gillian Penkethman's body is a mass of bright white scars, the result, she says, of a mysterious condition sufferers call Morgellons. In addition to the skin sensations, Morgellons sufferers can endure chronic pain, sleeplessness, fatigue and often psychological symptoms such as paranoia and depression.

Gillian has suffered more than most. Last year she was involuntarily committed to a psychiatric ward in Melbourne's east for insisting too long, too loudly that her condition was real.

But critics say this is no medical mystery. The symptoms could be attributed to delusional parasitosis, with the sores self-inflicted by patients scratching at the spot they believe is infected.

Morgellons, they argue, is the first internet virus to cross over to the real world: a result of mass self-diagnosis and Googling symptoms. The Morgellons phenomenon began in 2001 when doctors were unable to explain symptoms suffered by the two-year-old son of Californian woman Mary Leitao.

Ms Leitao began her own research and uncovered a 17th-century French medical text describing similar symptoms.

She named the disease after the long-dead author and launched a website.

The Morgellons Foundation website now has 60,000 registered sufferers.

That was enough for the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to launch a study last year to determine if the condition really exists.

The results of the investigation into the condition the CDC prefers to call Unknown Dermopathy are due for release next month.

"We really need to debunk this if there isn't anything to it or identify if there is indeed a new, unrecognised disease that needs attention," a CDC spokesman said.

But Ms Penkethman is sceptical. "This has destroyed my life, my credibility and sent me to the brink of insanity," she says.

"It is a disease which divides families and drives away friends. Doctors in this country will not take it on and treat it because they're worried about the risk to their reputation."

Ms Penkethman believes she was infected when she and her partner were on a business trip to Austin, Texas, in 1998.

Her partner verifies Ms Penkethman's reports of fibres emerging from her skin as blue fluff or minute plastic-like strips.

"It will just emerge," she says.

"You do cause the scarring yourself because you can't help scratching until you get them out. It starts as a black grit and then you get the fibres."

While in hospital, Ms Penkethman was treated with anti-psychotics. Since then, her lesions have cleared up, but she insists fibres still emerge from her skin.

Her sense of isolation has been alleviated recently with the discovery of other Australians who have registered online.

Perth-based Janet Appleyard also suffers the disbelief of family and friends. She and her husband believe she contracted the condition after an old hedge was removed from the front of their home and they found traces of fungus in their bedding.
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/phys...
Dana

Australia

#4 Nov 9, 2009
Anyone care to assist in the identification of those?

And these people are going to find a cure for cancer? Ah...let me see...DoD grants? DARPA grants?

Guess ya gotta be in the right place at the right time to make it worth your while. I'm just trying to justify the complete lack of credibility the scientific community has brought on itself. And one last meandering and nagging gut instinct that I can not seem to dispose of; might this be related to the swine flu pandemic or maybe the integrated triage system to be implemented along side the vaccinations? A pre-forming of scaffolding in vivo to act as a body sensor system? http://www.verichipcorp.com/pdfs/SENSORwhite0...

Wires in the brain firing neurons when tripped with blue laser light? The applications are no longer twighlight zone material. They are realities. I am pondering many possibilities, none of which are any more outlandish than this network throughout my body. What if the integration was perfected in the general population and an unexpected rejection occurred in a small subpopulation?

Keeping it top secret would explain why no one will step up to the plate.

Speculations and conjectures abound.

http://www.scienceblog.com/cms/comment/reply/...
Dana

Australia

#5 Nov 9, 2009
MAYO CLINIC Information on MORGELLONS

Morgellons disease: Managing a mysterious skin condition

Morgellons disease is mysterious and controversial. Here you'll find answers to common questions about Morgellons disease — and suggestions for coping with it.

By Mayo Clinic staff
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/morgellons-d...
Realist

Australia

#6 Nov 9, 2009
Dana wrote:
MAYO CLINIC Information on MORGELLONS
Morgellons disease: Managing a mysterious skin condition
Morgellons disease is mysterious and controversial. Here you'll find answers to common questions about Morgellons disease — and suggestions for coping with it.
By Mayo Clinic staff
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/morgellons-d...
Good to see the Mayo providing info on this.
sarah

Sydney, Australia

#7 Nov 10, 2009
Dana wrote:
MAYO CLINIC Information on MORGELLONS
Morgellons disease: Managing a mysterious skin condition
Morgellons disease is mysterious and controversial. Here you'll find answers to common questions about Morgellons disease — and suggestions for coping with it.
By Mayo Clinic staff
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/morgellons-d...
Thanks for your posts on Morgellons, more people need to be made aware about it.

And good to see The Mayo doing something on it too.

“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08

WhereTFamI?

#8 Nov 11, 2009
This man's been researching it for a few years now.

AEROSOL CRIMEs & COVER UP
copyright 1999-2009 by Clifford E Carnicom

Lots of info here: http://carnicom.com/

CULTURE WORK IS CONFIRMED
Clifford E Carnicom
Aug 18 2008

Microscopic photos of fibres: http://carnicom.com/culture2.htm

MORGELLONS:
AIRBORNE, SKIN & BLOOD - A MATCH
Clifford E Carnicom
Dec 10 2007

http://carnicom.com/morgobs3.htm

“We don't have to take it”

Since: Jun 08

WhereTFamI?

#9 Nov 11, 2009
Dana wrote:
MAYO CLINIC Information on MORGELLONS
By Mayo Clinic staff
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/morgellons-d...
The Carnicom Institute is a not for profit corporation formed by a committed group of dedicated and informed individuals. These individuals have gathered to facilitate the goals of the organization.
.
• Conduct scientific health research for the public welfare
• Conduct scientific environmental research for the public welfare
• Provide legal, educational and media support for citizens
• Operate at international and national levels within local communities either individually or collectively

• Illegal Aerosol Operations
• Unidentified or Anomolous Diseases
• Watchdog over main stream media and government reporting

Clifford Carnicom in Portland, OR 9.12.09

Clifford Carnicom was in Portland on Saturday September 12th to speak on Chemtrails. The event was sponsored by the Portland 911 Truth Alliance.

The lecture was followed by a question and answer period. To see a video of the presentation, click here

http://www.carnicominstitute.org/carnhome.htm
Andrew

Australia

#10 Nov 11, 2009
If this is real, then this is more scary than AIDSS
TBA

Miranda, Australia

#11 Nov 11, 2009
Andrew wrote:
If this is real, then this is more scary than AIDSS
it is very real but usually ignored by the medical profession.
Andre

Sydney, Australia

#12 Nov 11, 2009
TBA wrote:
<quoted text>
it is very real but usually ignored by the medical profession.
Ignored by the media also, and national health authorities, as this could be highly contagious..who knows.
julia

Brisbane, Australia

#13 Nov 16, 2009
I have it, it's real all right, i'm not crazy, i'm only 19 years old and i got this a year ago, i've totally secluded myself from my former life, i spend time at home, have quit studying, quit my job, quit my social life.
TBA

Miranda, Australia

#14 Nov 16, 2009
julia wrote:
I have it, it's real all right, i'm not crazy, i'm only 19 years old and i got this a year ago, i've totally secluded myself from my former life, i spend time at home, have quit studying, quit my job, quit my social life.
do you have those fibres? It sounds ghastly.
panda

Australia

#15 Nov 16, 2009
julia wrote:
I have it, it's real all right, i'm not crazy, i'm only 19 years old and i got this a year ago, i've totally secluded myself from my former life, i spend time at home, have quit studying, quit my job, quit my social life.
How did you get it? or how do you think you got it?
Have you travelled to USA in last 2years? if so where abouts??
Has your family caught it?
Have you found a good doctor who knows about Morgellons?
Morgellons in Sydney

Sydney, Australia

#16 Nov 17, 2009
julia wrote:
I have it, it's real all right, i'm not crazy, i'm only 19 years old and i got this a year ago, i've totally secluded myself from my former life, i spend time at home, have quit studying, quit my job, quit my social life.
Can you please tell us more about your case, how you got it, symptoms and treatment?? What are your doctors like?
karen g

Australia

#19 May 21, 2010
hi, anyone in Brisbane with this , as i need new friends to talk to , about this man made disease?
As i am a suffer of this affliction, which here in oz no one believes me.....
Isabelle

Brisbane, Australia

#20 Jul 21, 2010
This is totally real. I had it. I had a sore on my chest that I picked. The sore had fibres coming out of it I swear. I am no doctor, but I think the fibres could be bits of skin and it is a reaction of the skin to severe trauma (picking).

I'm not quite sure what is has to do with people believing they have parasites under their skin, but they could be because people who think they have bugs under their skin are more likely to scatch their skin, causing trauma resulting in the fibres appearing.
Holly

Santa Clara, CA

#21 Aug 21, 2010
Morgellons Disease is in West Australia Katanning and the Chemtrails are out most days???? I think i know what is spreading this Disease.
karen g

Australia

#22 Aug 21, 2010
julia wrote:
I have it, it's real all right, i'm not crazy, i'm only 19 years old and i got this a year ago, I've totally secluded myself from my former life, i spend time at home, have quit studying, quit my job, quit my social life.
Hi Julia,
Do you have any idea as to how you got Morgellons? You are alot younger than me. Have you been to Europe ?Vacancies ?
Suppressed immune system ?
I can fully understand you leaving your job and spending time at home, as it is very disabling.
The brain fog gets me down ,i cant remember words when i go to speak or sometimes what i was going to say,i find that extremely frustrating.
Then the medical community, wow don't even go there, useless.
Go to lymebuster lots of good info as for self treatment.
Blessings to better days, for all of us...
Cheers Karen g
Curly Dee

Bowral, Australia

#23 Sep 4, 2010
karen g wrote:
hi, anyone in Brisbane with this , as i need new friends to talk to , about this man made disease?
As i am a suffer of this affliction, which here in oz no one believes me.....
hey my email is [email protected], i too have this condition and know of some one up your way
Sonia

Hornsby, Australia

#24 Oct 7, 2010
Hi all,
I have a protocol that I am doing at the moment.
It works in a way that there is no brain fog any more, my energy is back. Lesions have cleared up.I am using Harper's Borax. The links below will give you some information on Borax. Borax is a mineral and is not the same as Boric acid.
My advice is, do the protocol for 5 days and then, have a 2 day break. And continue doing this protocol for as long as necessary. You will find the protocol in the last link.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borax
http://curezone.com/forums/fm.asp...
http://www.earthclinic.com/Remedies/borax.htm...
Would be good idea to organize a support groop in Sydny.
Sonia

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