Sick Avocado Pest Puerto Rico white web fuzz Fungus insect

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Hi. I have an avocado plant in Puerto Rico and I don`t know what is wrong with it. There is a pest on it, and it seems to make a white fuzz fluff web or hair-like structure around the leaves of my plant. Also has yellowing leaves with brown spots and white spots, holes in the leaves. I tried washing the plant with water to get the white fluff off, and while it comes off the insects just make it again. I`m at a loss as to what to do and would appreciate any help anyone can provide. I don`t want my plant to die.

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Carolina, Puerto Rico

Here is a second photo of my plant, any help anyone can provide would be extremely appreciated.

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La Grange, TX(Zone 8b)

It's difficult to tell for sure, but it looks like a mealybug infestation. This is what they look like:
http://mrec.ifas.ufl.edu/lso/mealybugs.htm
Search for "photos of mealy bugs" to see more photos.

Carolina, Puerto Rico

@bettydee Thank you for your response and suggestion. I'm going to try figure it out, and hopefully you're right and I can deal with the issue.

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