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Mar 31, 2012
 

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I've been having terrible itching for a while. Ended up at the dermatologist who looked at me for two seconds and said I have scabies. I don't have the telltale bumps, I do have bumps but they seem to be more from the scratching rather than where mites might be burrowing.

The thing is, I have a husband and two kids and NO ONE else has any symptoms. I have had symptoms for at least a month and a half (if not longer). I hold the baby all the time and my older one climbs all over me all day. I share a bed with my husband. If I did have it, wouldn't someone else get it?

I did the permetherine and I've been washing my clothes and towels each night. I do another treatment in 5 days. My pediatrician is hesitant to treat the kids (she's not even sure if we can safely treat the baby) unless I'm sure I have it.

Is it common for one person in a household to get it?
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Mar 31, 2012
 
I showed signs before my husband...only recently he has burrows.... we are fighting without going to doc. and using anything we can.... it will make you crazy for sure....
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Apr 4, 2012
 
I'm in the same situation. My youngest child has it but the rest of the house is fine. One Dr told me scabies another said its not. He's itching like crazy and has little bumps all over his whole body but I'm so confused because I would think if it was scabies we would all have it.
How do I know for sure if he has it?
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Apr 4, 2012
 
Same here for me. I've had it since march 15 (urgent care doc diagnosed me) and no one in my house has any of the same stuff. I continue to suffer and my husband isn't convinced it's scabies since it hasn't spread to the family. I was told by a dermo that is was not in fact scabies 2 weeks ago, but here I sit in agony. Alone.

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Apr 4, 2012
 
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I'm in the same situation. My youngest child has it but the rest of the house is fine. One Dr told me scabies another said its not. He's itching like crazy and has little bumps all over his whole body but I'm so confused because I would think if it was scabies we would all have it.
How do I know for sure if he has it?
I have been reading that if someones immune system is good they are not so likely to get scabies....So we are eating lots of garlic now in hopes that the little buggers will hate us! The dr. that said it wasn't scabies...what did he/she venture to say it was? Impetigo sounds like something your son could have??

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Same here for me. I've had it since march 15 (urgent care doc diagnosed me) and no one in my house has any of the same stuff. I continue to suffer and my husband isn't convinced it's scabies since it hasn't spread to the family. I was told by a dermo that is was not in fact scabies 2 weeks ago, but here I sit in agony. Alone.
I never had any of the symptoms that others have posted in forums...no itching.. just stings like someone poked me with a straight pin! then I picked off a small tiny scab and it bled...i got out a magnifying glass and in outdoor light I could see it.. drew a little pic of it...went to the net & found it to be scabies. We have had them for a couple - 3 wks maybe...Have used everything... some things worked to slow down the buggers but...never anything to stop it completely. It's an isolated feeling for sure! Plus it takes up all your time...cleaning...bathing...mi xing up stuff... yadda.. what a freakin nightmare. What idea did the dermo have as to what it could be???
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Apr 4, 2012
 
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I never had any of the symptoms that others have posted in forums...no itching.. just stings like someone poked me with a straight pin! then I picked off a small tiny scab and it bled...i got out a magnifying glass and in outdoor light I could see it.. drew a little pic of it...went to the net & found it to be scabies. We have had them for a couple - 3 wks maybe...Have used everything... some things worked to slow down the buggers but...never anything to stop it completely. It's an isolated feeling for sure! Plus it takes up all your time...cleaning...bathing...mi xing up stuff... yadda.. what a freakin nightmare. What idea did the dermo have as to what it could be???
She said it was a dermatitis reaction of some sort. Even had another doc from the practice look at it. She gave me a cortisone cream which I used a few times, but I'm certain I've got to stay on top of "them" whatever "they" may be. I just read up a little on bird mites. They apparently can infect only one person in the home and it's typically a female. I go back to the same derm tomorrow and I will be demanding a skin scraping (as I did at the first visit). No, she swore to me it was not scabies.
I am certain at this point I probably know more about what I am up against than she does. All I need is a correct diagnosis.

I ordered DE and started putting it on mixed with grapeseed oil. I saw a drastic improvement until today when I woke up just covered in this fiery itchy hell that has taken over my life. I have recently resorted to putting a healing lotion on right after shower and then dousing myself with the dry DE. Stuff seems to work for a few days then BOOM!

I'll keep ya in the loop if I find a way out of this. God I hope I do. I miss loving on my babies.:-(

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Apr 7, 2012
 
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She said it was a dermatitis reaction of some sort. Even had another doc from the practice look at it. She gave me a cortisone cream which I used a few times, but I'm certain I've got to stay on top of "them" whatever "they" may be. I just read up a little on bird mites. They apparently can infect only one person in the home and it's typically a female. I go back to the same derm tomorrow and I will be demanding a skin scraping (as I did at the first visit). No, she swore to me it was not scabies.
I am certain at this point I probably know more about what I am up against than she does. All I need is a correct diagnosis.
I ordered DE and started putting it on mixed with grapeseed oil. I saw a drastic improvement until today when I woke up just covered in this fiery itchy hell that has taken over my life. I have recently resorted to putting a healing lotion on right after shower and then dousing myself with the dry DE. Stuff seems to work for a few days then BOOM!
I'll keep ya in the loop if I find a way out of this. God I hope I do. I miss loving on my babies.:-(
Bless your heart! I know you miss your babies! what a nightmare! At this point I am wondering if I need to try & see a doc..afraid I'm on the verge of infection...I used so much DE last night that I had to get up this am..and mop! LOL. hubby is much better today but not me... I'm worse..
I'm certain u do know more about what is going on than the doc. does! It just makes me sick .. that they can charge so much $ & don't know a dang thing...how could she know it isn't scabies without a skin scraping? I haven't been to the doc in many years..& not looking forward to it...the DE is great stuff! But, that happened to me too...all of a sudden it was worse today ..itching and red but am going to take another bath before bed..cos at this rate I'll never get to sleep!
Like the idea of de & grapeseed ..I got some cream for psoriasis it has 2% salicylic acid in it..good luck! hope you have good results tomorrow!:)
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Jul 21, 2012
 
100% clove oil!! It is a miracle cure! I had a bad sunburn on my stomach and was itching. The sun burn peeled but the itch continued and worsened though there were no marks on me except when I scratched. I looked up scabies but mine was nothing like the pics. The only reason I was convinced it was scabies is the itching at night would wake me and I couldn't sleep for hours. Read an article that said clove oil kills them. I happened to have some from a previous tooth ache so I used it. Seriously I slept through the night without itching. You should mix it at least 50/50 with a carrier oil. I happened to have coconut oil so I used that. You may want to dilute it even more. It has been about two weeks now and most itching has ceased. I think I am in the stage where my bush is ridding itself of the "debris" they leave behind. No one else in my family has shown signs of this parasite yet but I am on the lookout. The only place I can imagine that I got them from was using a mat at the gym? Anyway, I totally believe in homeopathic healing when possible. GNC sells 100% clove oil as well as pharmacies and vitamin stores. Good luck and DON'T SCRATCH!!

P.s. I am still using the clove oil because I am too paranoid to stop. I plan on stopping once all the marks are gone. I used it about 4 to 5 times a day but now about 3.

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Jul 28, 2012
 
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I never had any of the symptoms that others have posted in forums...no itching.. just stings like someone poked me with a straight pin! then I picked off a small tiny scab and it bled...i got out a magnifying glass and in outdoor light I could see it.. drew a little pic of it...went to the net & found it to be scabies. We have had them for a couple - 3 wks maybe...Have used everything... some things worked to slow down the buggers but...never anything to stop it completely. It's an isolated feeling for sure! Plus it takes up all your time...cleaning...bathing...mi xing up stuff... yadda.. what a freakin nightmare. What idea did the dermo have as to what it could be???
Tell me...I had itching just on my scalp and then crawling and pinprick. Few bites on my back and sides. I diagnosed myself basically...why bc no derm would look at the persons skin with a damn 45X pocket microscope. So then for cases like ours we are desilusional. And problem is if we don't show signs or extreme itching we never know when they are multiplying on our skin. We just feel crawlies and pinpricks. By the time I started feeling this the number of mites on my body and fomites ( house car clothing etc ) was huge and that is why I started on April and still fighting. My guess is that I had It for a long time until it showed symptoms...and that is why ivermectin worked but not enough. Many generations. Then 15 permtherin did help to take numbers down but never eradicate. So now I am on advatinx for the next 25 days. It has cleared most of my skin on day 4 but still feel that little movement under skin en fee places so I know they are there. It Is not the poisons it is them. Now I do know of I have any female left and if this movement are eggs hatching. I could smell them too believe it or not. Before I got the itching and I knew it was scabies I had problem w a weird odor on my body ( I read another person saying that here but we are few. We are smelling their pheromones or something or the body is trying to fight it with smell I wont ever know- the odor on my scalp was the worst and i am a person that shower daily)
It sucks for us who dont show clear symptoms. Bc we are the beginning of stages of crusted scabies. When I see pictures of people on line w Norwegian I know they didn't look like that one like in one day....no. They didn't feel the scabies reproducing in their bodies. I do feel them now and will treat until I die. And once I get rid of this will use a mix of grapeseed oil and clover oil , neem, and DE on my skin for many months and probably forever and clover tea tree oil mask on hair nightly. I am really traumatized and lost lots of money bc of this. Advantix has taken the symptoms to nothing. My back is looking much better. Wanna see how you are doing but don't see tracks? Burrows? Do a bath w peroxide and bleach and voila you will see them. Otherwise I would never see what was going on on my body. And plus the microscope.( 45x pocket microscope). White sand like things, little back hairs, the mite itself transparent w stomach. But they are mostly underskin and that is the difficulty of this. See your progress by taking peroxide baths if there are no more tracks then something is good. My prayers go to everyone this is pandemic u better use DE forever on your skin.
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Jan 7, 2013
 
Hello I have had scabies for about 3 months now I am onlyy 17 it is about the worst thing I have ever had but my biggest question is why doesn't anyone else have it I have a girlfriend who I sleep with regualy nd I lay on my couch nd the blanket tht sits on the couch I use but no one else in my family have it I'm very confused but the itching is driving me wild the doctor told me it was scabies nd he gave me a cream but it made the itching worse even after I showered if anyone knows a better way to treat this please help me
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Jan 8, 2013
 
Hi - newbie here. About a week and a half ago I woke up with what looked like three bug bites on my stomach. They didn't go away, only got redder and pimply. They were extremely itchy, and sometimes down right burned. After reading a lot on the web I decided I had scabies. Was convinced I got it from staying at a shady hotel about 4 weeks prior. Two new smaller 'bites' appeared about three days ago.
Been treating with TTO, Selsun B, Nix, and taking Zinc. Eating lots of garlic and eggs.(No insurance here!) Also been cleaning and doing laundry like mad. No new bites.
Here's the rub: Never any track marks or signs of 'movement' under the skin. Some reduction in redness of the actual bumps, more redness of skin in general I'm guessing due to all of the crap I've been putting all over it. Don't have the typical symptoms I've read on here: Have never been kept awake at night by this. Benedryl or cortizone calms the itching. Nothing on hands or feet, arms, etc.- all on trunk. My girlfriend who sleeps next to me every night has not had a single symptom or red bump appear. Animals are fine. No crawling sensations other than psychosomatic ones. Now I'm starting to think it's not scabies at all? Still have the original five red spots, but no new ones in several days.
Is it possible all of my efforts have stopped them in their tracks? Is it possible it's not even scabies? Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
I'm supposed to get on a plane in a few days to go see my family, which includes ailing parents and young nieces and nephews. I'd hate to carry something their way but I really can't afford a doctor's visit. I ordered the 5% cream and it should be here mid week next week. Would love some opinions... much appreciated!
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Jan 10, 2013
 
fightingheretoo wrote:
I showed signs before my husband...only recently he has burrows.... we are fighting without going to doc. and using anything we can.... it will make you crazy for sure....
Ion silver cream , or ion silver powder for info; go to the Bob Beck protocol
Garlic is a good insect killer and might be doing a good thing as well.
Thank you for sending this message around dear scabie-fighters , much love
and hopefully science will pick up and integrate this model as it is an overall good subsistence.
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Second and very important !! ; Domestic animals do not belong in the human living space !!

Feel free and be welcome to my information-facebook page, health- and wisdomful thanks  

~ Luis Jane

P.S.  In my opinion, and in this time, mainly, the purpose of the presents of scabies is to teach the Earth's people about the bearing of respect for the limit of their descendants amount, namely; the overpopulation.

Next to the infectious black rat, domestic animals like cats and dogs are the number one spreaders of plague and disease, brought over to humans.

The infectious rat and her infested parasites (fleas, lice, scabies) spread over to (domestic) animals. Domestic animals carrie always parasites. infected or not. On their turn, the (domestic) animals as well as their (infected) parasites can however, jump over to human and infectiously bite.

*IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER ! ; This is general information and is not intended as professional medical advice, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. This general information is non-profit and only based as a response to my personal experiences and personal research, in order to discus and in the look for good research results in relation to the plague, thank you.
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Jan 10, 2013
 
ugh wrote:
I'm in the same situation. My youngest child has it but the rest of the house is fine. One Dr told me scabies another said its not. He's itching like crazy and has little bumps all over his whole body but I'm so confused because I would think if it was scabies we would all have it.
How do I know for sure if he has it?
Ion silver cream , or ion silver powder for info; go to the Bob Beck protocol
Garlic is a good insect killer and might be doing a good thing as well.
Thank you for sending this message around dear scabie-fighters , much love
and hopefully science will pick up and integrate this model as it is an overall good subsistence.
.

Second and very important !! ; Domestic animals do not belong in the human living space !!

Feel free and be welcome to my information-facebook page, health wishes and wisely thanks  to you all.

~ Luis Jane

P.S.  In my opinion, and in this time, mainly, the purpose of the presents of scabies is to teach the Earth's people about the bearing of respect for the limit of their descendants amount, namely; the overpopulation.

Next to the infectious black rat, domestic animals like cats and dogs are the number one spreaders of plague and disease, brought over to humans.

The infectious rat and her infested parasites (fleas, lice, scabies) spread over to (domestic) animals. Domestic animals carrie always parasites. infected or not. On their turn, the (domestic) animals as well as their (infected) parasites can however, jump over to human and infectiously bite.

*IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER ! ; This is general information and is not intended as professional medical advice, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. This general information is non-profit and only based as a response to my personal experiences and personal research, in order to discus and in the look for good research results in relation to the plague, thank you.
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Jan 10, 2013
 
Aturn81 wrote:
Same here for me. I've had it since march 15 (urgent care doc diagnosed me) and no one in my house has any of the same stuff. I continue to suffer and my husband isn't convinced it's scabies since it hasn't spread to the family. I was told by a dermo that is was not in fact scabies 2 weeks ago, but here I sit in agony. Alone.
Ion silver cream , or ion silver powder for info; go to the Bob Beck protocol
Garlic is a good insect killer and might be doing a good thing as well.
Thank you for sending this message around dear scabie-fighters , much love
and hopefully science will pick up and integrate this model as it is an overall good subsistence.
.

Second and very important !! ; Domestic animals do not belong in the human living space !!

Feel free and be welcome to my information-facebook page, health wishes and wisely thanks  to you all.

~ Luis Jane

P.S.  In my opinion, and in this time, mainly, the purpose of the presents of scabies is to teach the Earth's people about the bearing of respect for the limit of their descendants amount, namely; the overpopulation.

Next to the infectious black rat, domestic animals like cats and dogs are the number one spreaders of plague and disease, brought over to humans.

The infectious rat and her infested parasites (fleas, lice, scabies) spread over to (domestic) animals. Domestic animals carrie always parasites. infected or not. On their turn, the (domestic) animals as well as their (infected) parasites can however, jump over to human and infectiously bite.

*IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER ! ; This is general information and is not intended as professional medical advice, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. This general information is non-profit and only based as a response to my personal experiences and personal research, in order to discus and in the look for good research results in relation to the plague, thank you.
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She said it was a dermatitis reaction of some sort. Even had another doc from the practice look at it. She gave me a cortisone cream which I used a few times, but I'm certain I've got to stay on top of "them" whatever "they" may be. I just read up a little on bird mites. They apparently can infect only one person in the home and it's typically a female. I go back to the same derm tomorrow and I will be demanding a skin scraping (as I did at the first visit). No, she swore to me it was not scabies.
I am certain at this point I probably know more about what I am up against than she does. All I need is a correct diagnosis.
I ordered DE and started putting it on mixed with grapeseed oil. I saw a drastic improvement until today when I woke up just covered in this fiery itchy hell that has taken over my life. I have recently resorted to putting a healing lotion on right after shower and then dousing myself with the dry DE. Stuff seems to work for a few days then BOOM!
I'll keep ya in the loop if I find a way out of this. God I hope I do. I miss loving on my babies.:-(
Ion silver cream , or ion silver powder applicated to the skin, for info; go to the 'Bob Beck protocol'.
Garlic is a good insect killer and might be doing a good thing as well.
Thank you for sending this message around dear scabie-fighters , much love
and hopefully science will pick up and integrate this model as it is an overall good subsistence.
.

Second and very important !! ; Domestic animals do not belong in the human living space !!

Feel free and be welcome to my information-facebook page, health wishes and wisely thanks  to you all.

~ Luis Jane

P.S.  In my opinion, and in this time, mainly, the purpose of the presents of scabies is to teach the Earth's people about the bearing of respect for the limit of their descendants amount, namely; the overpopulation.

Next to the infectious black rat, domestic animals like cats and dogs are the number one spreaders of plague and disease, brought over to humans.

The infectious rat and her infested parasites (fleas, lice, scabies) spread over to (domestic) animals. Domestic animals carrie always parasites. infected or not. On their turn, the (domestic) animals as well as their (infected) parasites can however, jump over to human and infectiously bite.

*IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER ! ; This is general information and is not intended as professional medical advice, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. This general information is non-profit and only based as a response to my personal experiences and personal research, in order to discus and in the look for good research results in relation to the plague, thank you.
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Feb 24, 2013
 
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Hello I have had scabies for about 3 months now I am onlyy 17 it is about the worst thing I have ever had but my biggest question is why doesn't anyone else have it I have a girlfriend who I sleep with regualy nd I lay on my couch nd the blanket tht sits on the couch I use but no one else in my family have it I'm very confused but the itching is driving me wild the doctor told me it was scabies nd he gave me a cream but it made the itching worse even after I showered if anyone knows a better way to treat this please help me
tea tree oil in lotion after shower and permethrin
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Apr 1, 2013
 
I have been battling this problem for almost 5 years now and from what I have gathered from extensive reading & internet research (or at least what I can do between all that must be done to keep this now life of he** as much at bay as possible) is that the mites causing all this anguish & hard work are not scabies mites but likely bird mites or possibly rat mites. I'd like to say I have the answer on how to eradicate them but I don't. In the meantime I can offer up some helpthings to at least alleviate some of the symptoms.
1. Gold Bond Extra Strength Medicated Body Lotion. Has to be the medicated extra strength type as it has the highest level of menthol & these mites hate anything w/menthol.
2. Microwave ALL clothing immediately prior to wearing. Be very careful for obvious reasons & put them on an additional plate on top of the microwave plate. Doall things separately. If not, they'll burn. My Ph. text only allows for a certain # of characters & I'm there. More later...
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I have been battling this problem for almost 5 years now and from what I have gathered from extensive reading & internet research (or at least what I can do between all that must be done to keep this now life of he** as much at bay as possible) is that the mites causing all this anguish & hard work are not scabies mites but likely bird mites or possibly rat mites. I'd like to say I have the answer on how to eradicate them but I don't. In the meantime I can offer up some helpthings to at least alleviate some of the symptoms.
1. Gold Bond Extra Strength Medicated Body Lotion. Has to be the medicated extra strength type as it has the highest level of menthol & these mites hate anything w/menthol.
2. Microwave ALL clothing immediately prior to wearing. Be very careful for obvious reasons & put them on an additional plate on top of the microwave plate. Doall things separately. If not, they'll burn. My Ph. text only allows for a certain # of characters & I'm there. More later...
I caught a perfectly good new pair of levi's on fire putting them in the microwave. you might have a bacterial infection instead of mites.same symptoms.

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