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  1. judyinthesky

    Formication/itching/red spots/bugs

    Hello, I have a new symptom which is bugs crawling under my skin, it can change places and be everywhere from under my skalp to under my toenail. I have burning mouth syndrome as well which is considered a neuropathy (not by all though! but it also feels internal more than external to me), have...
  2. Teddybear92

    Bugs crawling sensation/formication

    Any ideas how to help this? I've had the sensation for years and my mother gets it too. It mostly is a sensation as if there really is bugs on the skin. I can literally feel different "weights" to them so I can feel as if it's an ant or fly sometimes. I look, nothing there. Sometimes it IS a...