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Me Too

Hemet, CA

#234 Sep 8, 2011
Annie wrote:
Collembola, or springtails, are not parasites of humans. That idea has been discredited by scientists.
It's a waste of time to suggest to scabies sufferers that they have collembola.
This is a scabies forum.
If you read up on collembia, they indeed can be a human parasite that resembles scabies. I believe Annie is just trying to educate people, because maybe some of the people on this forum could have springtails instead of scabies.
Annie

Frisco, TX

#235 Sep 8, 2011
I have looked into collembola. Anyone may do so.

For a start:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springtail

http://www.morgellons.org/docs/Collembola.pdf

When someone dredges up an old thread on Ordering Links, and makes a post about collembola, it sounds to me like they are trying to send people off on a useless tangent.

But people are free to make up their own minds.
Frustrated in college

Rochester, NY

#236 Jan 24, 2012
So, I lived in a really crappy on-campus apartment for 3 months working over the summer at my school. I didn't find out until after I went home and had a chance to see a MD that I had scabies, and the worst case she had ever seen. So, once I moved into my new housing, I treated like a mad-woman and cleaned everything, and actually managed to get a few itch-free months.

I went home for winter break and they're back...

Considering that nobody goes into my room at home when I'm not there, I don't think my family is carrying it. I have a theory that the squirrels that live in the attic above my room may be the carriers, but I'm not too sure.

Things I've done:

5% Permethrin cream (on myself and my SO, two doses over two weeks)

Wash all clothing and bedding, and double-bagging everything that can't be washed easily / is dry clean only.

Lice bedding spray. It's 10% Permethrin in an aerosol can. I literally sprayed down all my carpets, my pillows, my bed, my cloth hamper, my shoes, and anything that couldn't be washed easily before it was double-bagged.

Diligence. That is the ONE real key to battling this is diligence. Did you sit on a chair? Spray it down. Did you try on a pair of pants? Throw it in the laundry.

Your domicile may smell like chemicals for a month, but at least you'll be free of the itchy, horrible buggers.
Nick

Syracuse, NY

#237 Feb 9, 2012
I need help too. ive been to the doctor several times over the past year and he gave me the cream but it just keeps coming back. I dont know anything about other options so i could use some help. also i need to know the best way to get em out of your clothes and jackets..
JORGE

United States

#238 Mar 18, 2012
I need help. Idk how to get rid of scabies. Help me please.
amy

Moonee Ponds, Australia

#239 Mar 31, 2012
Sulfur is an old treatment for scabies. It usually comes in a cream form and should be applied to the entire body after it has been washed. The cream should be washed off after 24 hours and reapplied. Many people are allergic to sulfur, so it's not the best natural solution for everyone.

Tea tree oil is best known for its antiseptic quality, but it is also has anti-parasitic qualities. Mix a couple tablespoons with vegetable oil before applying it to your skin. Straight tea tree oil would be ridiculously expensive to apply to your whole body; it would also burn like the dickens.

Neem is a tree from India, and its extract is being used as a pesticide by organic farmers. For treating scabies, it is usually combined with turmeric, which relieves itching. The two products combined have a 98% success rate and usually get rid of scabies in about two weeks.
NOtotheMites

Daytona Beach, FL

#240 Apr 12, 2012
Benzyl Benzoate 25%(Topical Route)

http://expressautozone.webs.com/apps/webstore...
bitchenmaui

Benson, NC

#241 Jul 17, 2012
Hi y'all,
Have good news for those with the tough scabies and crusted. This is no joke either.
My husband and have been battling crusted scabies for 6 months and have tried everything and nothing worked till I discovered someone talking about manuka oil, I did research and found that the oil needs to be from New Zealand or it will not work. Plus you need two other things. I found two websites that sell these treatment kits and believe me the fist one definitely works. We have using this stuff for one week and feel human again and the scabies are dying. The first link is the one we ordered and are using, it kills the eggs, adults and all.Have not been bite or felt anything moving since using this stuff. The stuff goes along way too.

1) http://www.manukanatural.com/scabies-treatmen...

The second link we ordered from also as a backup, it is cheaper too but don't know if you'll get results like the first one.

2) http://korunaturalsnewzealand.com/East-Cape-M...

Good luck to all of you !
carol is coming

Mesa, AZ

#242 Jul 19, 2012
One should really do a Web search on Quassia Amara. It kills scabies and their eggs. It also interferes with other insects reproduction capabilities if not killed.
I'm using quit nits on the effected areas which is only my scalp, ears and face. IM only experiencing crawling mites, almost no biting and no itching or viable rashes.

I will report my findings.

Yours truly carol a,dining
carol is coming

Mesa, AZ

#243 Jul 19, 2012
Meant viable rash. To clarify, I never had typical scabies symptoms just crawling on scalp then face, then ears. I also plan on buying the quassia Amara bark and make a condensed water extract to add to lotion, hair gel and a leve in conditioner
Crazy Mother of two

Scottsville, KY

#245 Nov 12, 2012
I found out that scabies is going around school but my son has had it for 2 months now.he is 2 and 1/2 but my daughter in 6 months and now she is breaking out. I have already treated both of them with the permethrin cream but it is just getting worse!!!! My kids are so pitiful and i am at my wits end. Someone tell me what to do PLEASE!!!!
Jenny

East Northport, NY

#246 Apr 21, 2013
this article gives great step by step instructions! get rid of scabies ONCE AND FOR ALL! This product worked quickly for me and they were gone for good!

http://voices.yahoo.com/how-rid-scabies-11879...
Itchy

Sykesville, MD

#247 Sep 21, 2013
Does Natursil work?
jess

Tampa, FL

#248 Jan 19, 2014
I have been going crazy I went n got word from my Dr that I have scabbies. Did the lotion clean my apt. Did home remedies nothing helps. Does anyone know any bombs sprays or even extermitors that will help treat apt? I'm from pa I really need to get this taken care of for my family! Thanks

Since: Jan 14

Charlottesville, VA

#249 Jan 25, 2014
I have been so itchy, I've scratched skin off in places on my legs. It looks nothing like the pictures I have seen online of scabies, it's just scabbed areas where I have scratched skin off. I had one area that got so infected it turned into cellulitis, and I am on antibiotics but they aren't helping this chronic itch I have. When I went my regular Dr. he said scabies, but when I went to the hospital they said cellulitis. Now I'm wondering if I got cellulitis because of scabies mites... I don't know if that is possible, but the Dr. told me to use lice treatment on body, and leave it on over night. I bought the RID lice treatment shampoo, but it specifically says on the bottle do not put on longer than 10 mins, and not n certain areas of the body. It says nothing about treating scabies, I am a bit concerned about this. I am also breastfeeding, and my husband and my son don't have any itching whatsoever and I sleep in the same bed as both of them. I don't have a rash or anything, so I don't know if it's even scabies... Does the sulfer soaps work, my Dr. didn't prescribe anything he just said lice shampoo, and zertec. Will this work??
Wendy

Hilton, NY

#250 Mar 9, 2014
I am suffering with scabbies / mites and I have read everything. I have had three oral treatments and four topical treatments. I am at my wits end. I just went and bought Sulfer Soap,Epson Salt, Tea Tree Oil, Garlic, Peroxide. Flea Shampoo, Lice Shield , Five different vitamins. I am exhausted. Any ideas my brain is dead and I dont know what to do. The doctors are useless!

Since: Dec 13

Location hidden

#251 Mar 9, 2014
Wendy wrote:
I am suffering with scabbies / mites and I have read everything. I have had three oral treatments and four topical treatments. I am at my wits end. I just went and bought Sulfer Soap,Epson Salt, Tea Tree Oil, Garlic, Peroxide. Flea Shampoo, Lice Shield , Five different vitamins. I am exhausted. Any ideas my brain is dead and I dont know what to do. The doctors are useless!
None of that junk cures.
Kassandra

St. John's, Canada

#267 Sep 4, 2014
I'm not sure it I have scabies or not, my husband isn't itchy, and shows no signs. My child has a bunch of bumps on her legs, but they aren't itchy and the doctor said it's not. But I am always itchy. I break out in red dots, then they turn into hives, none are in between my fingers or toes. I don't have a very visible rash. Was infected with them at 17.. I'm not 25. So I know the feeling, but I don't understand why I keep scratching and get all these bumps and hives all the time. No one else around me seems to be infected or itchy.. I've treated me and my child just to be on the safe side, and cleaned my whole house and done everything I'm supposed to, but treatment seemed to of made it worse. Really don't know if this is scabies or not, what do you guys think?

Since: Sep 14

Location hidden

#268 Sep 5, 2014
In italy a friend of mine had problems with several itchy red bumps, and did not know what was the cause. She cleaned up everything but she would still keep on getting bumps. She solved using a service called EDPA. She sent by mail the spiecemens of the indoor dust of her house to a Center of Research in Perugia, Italy. They are specialized in pathogenic insects and mites of indoor environment. They determined where the problem came from and told her how to do to solve it. She thought she had scabies but she actually had a dermatitis caused by environmental mites that were stinging her. She told me that this center can also diagnose scabies from the environmental dust. This is the website of the Center, www.edpa.it If you want you can contact them by email like my friend did. I read they accept spiecemens also from outside of italy as they work online. My friend said they are good and quick to send the result.
Kristen

Hollywood, FL

#269 Sep 5, 2014
Ciccina wrote:
In italy a friend of mine had problems with several itchy red bumps, and did not know what was the cause. She cleaned up everything but she would still keep on getting bumps. She solved using a service called EDPA. She sent by mail the spiecemens of the indoor dust of her house to a Center of Research in Perugia, Italy. They are specialized in pathogenic insects and mites of indoor environment. They determined where the problem came from and told her how to do to solve it. She thought she had scabies but she actually had a dermatitis caused by environmental mites that were stinging her. She told me that this center can also diagnose scabies from the environmental dust. This is the website of the Center, www.edpa.it If you want you can contact them by email like my friend did. I read they accept spiecemens also from outside of italy as they work online. My friend said they are good and quick to send the result.
Although it would be really nice to have a sample tested from dust in your home, the truth is is that most of the people who are here on this forum are infected with scabies mites and/or some type of animal mite and they are parasitic in nature; meaning, that these mites are a problem to them because of immunity issues and reinfestation from either pets or family members, and/or from their work environment. Or simply because they themselves shed mites in their environment.

To send a sample across the seas to have it tested, will not bring a cure. It will only identify mites from their environment. Dust mites do not cause parasitic infestations. The mites which are mostly bothering people here are the sarcoptic scabiei mite and these are parasitic in nature and will need to be treated with miticides and/or antiparasitic medications.

Yes, your environment needs to be cleaned up, but the problem is on you, not so much your environment.$125 to test dust mites.... Not sure this is the way to go. You can actually collect a sample and call around to local universities to their entomology departments, if you really want to identify your mite. They can test that for you. Call your local health department.

In the meantime, you need to be treated. Not necessarily wait around for a few weeks to see if you have dust mites, demodex mites, scabies mites and/or some type of animal mite. Most of the time the results are inconclusive. And you are back to square one.

If someone has dermititis, then a dermatologist can help with this. They test and prescribed meds to treat this. You don't get your help from across the ocean by sending a sample and expecting people on the other side of the world to actually help you.

For people who are fairly new to this, be careful about the spammers on this forum. You will soon be left with an empty bank account if you are not aware of what is going on here and on other forums.

Also, be aware that in other countries, the economy is suffering. The people who are running this website are probably in need of money. These websites target Americans, who seem to have some cash. Realize, that it is the cash that these people need to survive. They are not in this to actually help you. They are in this business because they know people are suffering and will spend whatever they need to get better, even if it means that they send $125 or more to get some help.

I am not sure that someone from across the globe can "tell you how to solve your problem." This is a medical condition and it would be helpful to go to an infectious disease specialist for help. They don't always diagnose delusion of parasitosis. There are actually people out there to help you.

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