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Random White Hairs.

xKuroiTaimax
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Now, I’ve spent the last 2 years Googling like crazy on this topic.

Everyone seemed to either say it was Morgellon’s disease (which is a delusion about alien fibers in your body or something, associated with formication), or replied saying ‘HEY, I HAVE ONE, TOO!’ but not being able to supply an answer.

I’m usually good at finding shit on the internet.

These guys are pondering over it too.

There seems to be two kinds: a long white thin strand of hair or a short, very hard one, almost like a piece of fine fishing line or something.

I understand terminal hair follicles sometimes end up where vellus hair follicles should be and we get a long normal-colored hair in the same place regularly, but what about the white ones randomly popping up? And why so thick? They are consistently white all along the shaft and root.

No, I am not talking about a white coating, caused by demodex folliculorum- an entire white hair.

I’ve been holding off from plucking one for like 3 weeks, finally tried to pluck it and tape it to some black card to show a dermatologist but, get this, the hair was so plasticky, I tried to pick it up with tweezers and it bent like a spring, flying out of sight. Grr.

Now, I've spent the last 2 years Googling like crazy on this topic. Everyone seemed to either say it was Morgellon's disease (which is a delusion about…