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Rubbing alcohol in ears and nose and BLEACH on household surfaces?????

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Frustrated

United States

#1 Nov 26, 2010
Is rubbing alcohol safe to use in ears and nose? I get worried. Also, will this kill them? Has anyone tried bleach on house surfaces? I havent heard anyone mention bleach or if it works. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
Buffee

Greenbrier, TN

#2 Nov 26, 2010
I used clorox wipes on my light switches, door knobs, cell phone, PC, tv remote......anything I touched. My doctor actually told me this was "over kill" but I would rather be safe. Alcohol I believe DOES NOT KILL THEM. However they can ONLY survive 5 days without a host, and are infectious ONLY the first 3 days. I bagged everything for over 2 weeks, and all my hairbrushes, jewelry, hair accessories, pens, etc..that were small got put into the freezer for 72 hours. If you live somewhere very cold, drag your stuff outside, they cannot survive in freezing temps.
Even though I am scabie free now, I still wash everything in HOT!!!!!water with borax, change towels every day, shake out my clothes, put anything I haven't worn in a month, in the dryer for an hour before I wear it....I think I am OCD about the scabies...when I shop now, I use HUGE ziplocks for clothing, books, etc.......because its just not a scabie thing, its a bedbug thing too..basically I am a bug freak now......thank GOD for adivan(LOL)
Robin

Waterloo, Canada

#3 Nov 26, 2010
I think 91% rubbing alcohol kills everything but I cannot advise you to use it in your ears or nose. You'd need to research that. Speaking of research, coconut oil (extra virgin) is supposed to be great for skin (yes-right on your face!) And it is supposed to also help ppl lose weight-i am just starting a regimen so I can't tell you if it is working for sure-but it is definitely worth checking out. Pure clorox on household stuff allegedly kills everything-but be very careful NOT to mix chemicals. For ex, bleach and amonia (main ingredient in WINDEX) are totally TOXIC if they mix, so be cautious and prudent: pick your poison carefully. I myself am battling a skin problem of unknown origin which started around May or June, after spending a week in the hospital for post abdominal surgery complications in Mid-May. I had scabies in my 20s, am 40 now, so in theory it could be a rare resistent form of scabies, as if you had it before u feel it about 3 days after exposure/infection....all I know is it is a living hell. I don't know if it is a worm from intestines that caused my need for "ideopathic prolapse of intestines" or some other parasite-or scabies from hospital. I've been biopsied and scraped-to every specialist-they all say same things: something is wrong with you, I have no idea what it is, it isn't presenting as scabies (although 2 difft docs treated me for that), and it ISN'T contagious (??????). A reputable er treated my whole family for pin worm...I've taken ivermectin 2x. My life is very difficult bc of all of my hygiene regiment issues and work schedule+ little kids and husband w/minimal to no symptomology. So w/the help of a huge anti-depressant and lots of esearch+an internist who cares and reads everything I give him....I've been struggling to heal. Good Luck to everyone.....my prayers and emnpathy are extended tp all fellow sufferers. KEEP UR PERSPECTIVE, you are not crazy...you know your body...listen to it and keep up your quest in balance with the rest of your life. It will eventually resolve.
Tip

Netherlands

#4 Nov 26, 2010
"I myself am battling a skin problem of unknown origin which started around May or June, after spending a week in the hospital for post abdominal surgery complications in Mid-May"

Ask them to exclude infection with: serratia marcescens, escherichia coli, staphylococcus aureus or any other virulent organism.

Make teh statement that you must have become colonized with a hospital bug and that they have to take it out!

Why not ask an attorney, because the medics will not be very willing to bring in evidence as far as it concerns a complaint about hospital hygiene.
Robin

Waterloo, Canada

#5 Dec 5, 2010
Are any of those things contagious to my family? Dangerous? Thanks for help. Still suffering!
Aaron

Hollywood, FL

#6 Dec 5, 2010
Robin wrote:
Are any of those things contagious to my family? Dangerous? Thanks for help. Still suffering!
Yes, they could be contagious. The thing is, is that you are being diligent and cautious with this and you are treating yourself to the best of your ability. When you do this, it makes it less likely that family members will get this from you. But not impossile.
One lady here caught resistant scabies while in the ER. She had an operation that went bad and she laid on a gurney for many hours, being left untreated. Next to homeless people in that ER, etc.
Did I read that you only took one dose of ivermectin. You need at least 4 doses of it, to knock it out.
Aaron

Hollywood, FL

#7 Dec 5, 2010
Frustrated wrote:
Is rubbing alcohol safe to use in ears and nose? I get worried. Also, will this kill them? Has anyone tried bleach on house surfaces? I havent heard anyone mention bleach or if it works. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
Bleach works great to kill scabies on surfaces.
do a search on this forum for

EARS

and

NOSE

and see if any threads come up.

I think one person used vinegar in her ears.
but, yes, rubbing alcohol kills these things.
try the pomada de azufre in your nose.
possibly hydrogen peroxide in your ears, too.
Robin

Waterloo, Canada

#8 Dec 9, 2010
Hi Aaron,
Thank you so much for responding to me! May I ask about the ivermectin you suggested? I took 12 mg 2x (separated by 2 or 3 months) and I weigh about 120-125pounds (depends on day....but range is pretty accurate and 122 is my norm I think). Was I given the proper dose? Is it enough, 12mg for 122lbs? My husband took 8, only 1x and he felt very ill that day. He weighs at least 265, maybe 270. What do you think is the right dose-how many days, weeks or months should separate each...should it make yoy feel ill? Should my husband treat-he's not itchy but his feet leave debris on bathroom floor, toile and his body in bed. My kids? I am so scared! It's been too long-im halfway between worried and scared! Thanks so much! Happy Holidays to you and your family. Robin
Canuckette

Hamilton, Canada

#9 Dec 9, 2010
Robin wrote:
I think 91% rubbing alcohol kills everything but I cannot advise you to use it in your ears or nose. You'd need to research that. Speaking of research, coconut oil (extra virgin) is supposed to be great for skin (yes-right on your face!) And it is supposed to also help ppl lose weight-i am just starting a regimen so I can't tell you if it is working for sure-but it is definitely worth checking out. Pure clorox on household stuff allegedly kills everything-but be very careful NOT to mix chemicals. For ex, bleach and amonia (main ingredient in WINDEX) are totally TOXIC if they mix, so be cautious and prudent: pick your poison carefully. I myself am battling a skin problem of unknown origin which started around May or June, after spending a week in the hospital for post abdominal surgery complications in Mid-May. I had scabies in my 20s, am 40 now, so in theory it could be a rare resistent form of scabies, as if you had it before u feel it about 3 days after exposure/infection....all I know is it is a living hell. I don't know if it is a worm from intestines that caused my need for "ideopathic prolapse of intestines" or some other parasite-or scabies from hospital. I've been biopsied and scraped-to every specialist-they all say same things: something is wrong with you, I have no idea what it is, it isn't presenting as scabies (although 2 difft docs treated me for that), and it ISN'T contagious (??????). A reputable er treated my whole family for pin worm...I've taken ivermectin 2x. My life is very difficult bc of all of my hygiene regiment issues and work schedule+ little kids and husband w/minimal to no symptomology. So w/the help of a huge anti-depressant and lots of esearch+an internist who cares and reads everything I give him....I've been struggling to heal. Good Luck to everyone.....my prayers and emnpathy are extended tp all fellow sufferers. KEEP UR PERSPECTIVE, you are not crazy...you know your body...listen to it and keep up your quest in balance with the rest of your life. It will eventually resolve.
A fellow sufferer for years has posted that she is finally free after mixing clove oil and grapeseed oil, spreading it everywhere twice a day. Clove oil is an anti-parasitic that is usually used internally. It is very strong so use it carefully till you get the right mixture for your skin. I'm going to try it. It's available at health food stores.
Nik has as Itch

Yorktown, TX

#10 Jan 11, 2011
I went to a dermatologist, also startd with my HMO, and they both looked at me quizzically. they were saying this was not the usual scabies, and I must have a skin condition, an allergy. So this may be, from what I am reading here, some kind of new scabies? Both my husband and I came down with red bumps on our backs, and the feeling that something is crawling on us, in our hair. We could, and presently cannot find any bugs anywhere, and I have a microscope. We treat ourselves as perscribed, with permethrin 5%, wash the bedding and clothes, mop, then I bombed the house with insecticide, vacuumed the mattress, sprayed the couch chairs and mattress with stuff for Lice, and guess what? We did this twice. Ridiculous. My sis works in a derm unit, and she said bleach bath. I did it, felt better but next day its even worse. I had a big hot spot on my elbow which I painted with pure clorox, and it soaked into the spongy skin and burned me, scabbed over and came back, but not as bad. I'm so exhausted I can't figure out what to do. What do I do first?? Its a circular problem.
Jeannie

United States

#11 Jan 11, 2011
Stick with the bleach baths for an extended period of time. It does take time with this option, but I can tell you from experience that it works over time-depending on the severity of the infestation. Six ounces of CLOROX in bath once every third day until they are gone-not all bleaches are the same, so be sure to get the Chlorine Bleach such as Clorox. This method has worked time and time again world wide. It can take anywhere from two weeks to twelve weeks-so don't give up please-do environment as you go.
Jeannie

United States

#12 Jan 11, 2011
Keep in mind that allergies to household mites can be developed from having Scabies.If the bleach is not curing you, you could have something else. Best Wishes, and good luck to you. Keep posting.
Jeannie

United States

#13 Jan 11, 2011
Mites in ears-half distilled white vinegar mixed with half peroxide-use ear syrynge and keep in each ear for 15 min.-Mites in nose and sinuses-warm salt water flush-use ear syringe for this too-these things will run the mites out of nose, sinuses, and ears.
christi

United States

#14 Feb 18, 2011
In the bleach bath u put the bleach in ur bath water and bath in it aint it a bad thing to put ur lowers down in a bleach bath
Aaron

Hollywood, FL

#15 Feb 19, 2011
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Critters Be GONE

San Diego, CA

#16 Aug 26, 2011
Hey everyone - the bleach and water work 100%... Not sure how good it is for the skin, but I am definitely seeing signs of improvement. I did permetherin 3 times and it didn't do much. I did Ivectermin/Stromectol and it helped.
Here is my cure:
Bed bug spray EVERYTHING -- it has permetherin in it. If you have it in your scalp use CVS 1% Lice shampoo. Even spray bed bug spray in a baseball cap and wear it!
Shower every night as hot as you can stand it, dry off and spray with water and bleach solution.
Spray the bed with bug spray, get in bed. Leave Window open to circulate air, fumes I am sure are not good for you.
Wake up, shower and scrub gently with a KITCHEN (yes, I said KITCHEN scrub pad gently to remove dead skin, and dead Scabies and whatever they leave behind), spray again. Spray everything with bug spray and bleach/water solution - wash everything daily.
After a few days you should see some signs of improvement.
This has ruined my summer 2011; I have been in despair... So down over it. Cost $$$ and I have had it since the beginning of May... it's now August. It still continues to be terrible emotionally... I don't understand how in 2011 doctors can't treat us properly.
I have red marks ALL OVER my chest and upper legs, and some inside my arms. But it gets better somedays.
God knows what all these chemicals are doing to my body, but I was desperate, I am hoping I am through the worst of it now.

Since: Mar 11

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#17 Aug 28, 2011
I used the bleach baths for about 6 weeks and it cleared up my skin fantastically.........BUT please be careful as it took a lot of body hair too and what has grown back is pretty distorted.......it also really messed up the hair on my head......so please take care......
Shatzee

Denver, CO

#18 Nov 27, 2012
Can somebody please tell me what it is because I've concluded that its the evil.of this world trying to get ti my brain and yes.it sounds crazy but I'm going to keep praying God bless all you who have ????? As I'm going to take a bleach bath
Tasha

United States

#19 Jan 4, 2013
Jeannie wrote:
Stick with the bleach baths for an extended period of time. It does take time with this option, but I can tell you from experience that it works over time-depending on the severity of the infestation. Six ounces of CLOROX in bath once every third day until they are gone-not all bleaches are the same, so be sure to get the Chlorine Bleach such as Clorox. This method has worked time and time again world wide. It can take anywhere from two weeks to twelve weeks-so don't give up please-do environment as you go.
. Dose that work for scabies?
Tasha

United States

#20 Jan 4, 2013
I have never had scabies before intell now and Im kinda freaking out!! I have washed all close and I sprayed bleach and Lysol on my bed and couch will that kill the scabies?

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