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MissV

Antioch, CA

#42 May 19, 2013
On the web it says that scabies is transmitted sexually, but I think you can get it thru other kinds of contact, and it is no help to have the horrible stigma associated with it. You feel afraid to touch anyone or go out of your house! You can clean your house as much as you can and it still can exist in your environment. It is something the medical field should treat a lot more seriously. Most doctors don't know what he'll it is unless they experienced it. I wish anyone who gets this the best of luck to get rid of it, and fast.
Carol

Montclair, CA

#43 May 19, 2013
sandiegoITCHY wrote:
and what do Epsom salt baths do?
also, drinking apple cider vinegar??
Well I realized I don't have scabies, but larvea living under my skin...I was able to pull them out in different stages, from a sack to a hair like, and worm looking creature...I went to ER, and saw an Osteopath didn't even know what it was, but gave me an antibiotic in case of infection, and Permethrin Cream 5%...It is used for Scabies I think, and just 1 or 2 applications, for all over the body, but my directions were to use for at least 14 days, after 1 or 2 showers per day...It started to work, and was frying them or making them mush, and after a while there were really none to pull out, but itching as they were trying to spread I think or maybe just a rash...I just keep the cream on where it itches, and see all of the places healing up; So that's where I am at this point, and still not altogether gone, but working on it...I have Fulvic acid liquid that helps just about everything, and when the cream is gone I will try it, and if it does not help, I will go to the Doctor to see what he says...
I also take Black Walnut tincture before and in between meals internally that kills parasites...
need help

United States

#44 Jun 7, 2013
Been over 5 years but stilk itch every now n then i no there gone but can dead eggs stay in u
ScabiesFree

Lodi, WI

#45 Aug 3, 2013
CLOVE OIL. Seriously. These other treatments are just theories and personal experiences. Clove bud oil is proven. Google eugenol and scabies if you don't believe me. It doesnt matter what mite you have. Make a solution of 6 percent pure clove bud oil and keep it on your skin. It is uncomfortable on sensitive areas though so be careful and don't get it in any bodily openings. It burns near your eyes, makes you sneeze near your nose, makes your ears itch, and according to my fiance is uncomfortably hot on your balls (although he says the same thing about warming lube so idk) I used a mixture of 6 percent (of the whole mixture not just the coconut oil) each clove bud oil, sweet orange oil, and neem oil and added it to coconut oil as a carrier. Make sure to use pure organic essential oils though or it won't work (got mine at whole foods) I was able to put this mixture on myself, my fiance, and my two kids (one of which is 4 months old) with no side effects or skin irritation. It cures every kind of curable rash and kills all mites. For more sensitive areas (under the nose, eyelids, etc.) I mixed some of this with basic aloe lotion. We kept it on always for one week and no more mites. Its proven to kill all within one hour but I'm paranoid lol. Dont ingest it and absolutely don't let a baby eat any of it as clove bud oil can be fatal to them (its the same as giving a baby aspirin I guess it can cause reyes) just put it on them and wash it off their hands after a while. Theoretically you don't even need to do anything environmentally since you'll always have it on you but we changed our bedding, vacuumed carpets and fabric furniture, and cleaned our hard floors. Also washed dirty clothes with a half cup of borax. For our hair we put some of the neem and clove bud in a bottle of selsun blue. The clove smells super funky but it works well. The neem was just an extra precaution. If I did it again I'd use lavender instead of sweet orange. Good luck!
ScabiesFree

Lodi, WI

#46 Aug 3, 2013
Carol wrote:
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Well I realized I don't have scabies, but larvea living under my skin...I was able to pull them out in different stages, from a sack to a hair like, and worm looking creature...I went to ER, and saw an Osteopath didn't even know what it was, but gave me an antibiotic in case of infection, and Permethrin Cream 5%...It is used for Scabies I think, and just 1 or 2 applications, for all over the body, but my directions were to use for at least 14 days, after 1 or 2 showers per day...It started to work, and was frying them or making them mush, and after a while there were really none to pull out, but itching as they were trying to spread I think or maybe just a rash...I just keep the cream on where it itches, and see all of the places healing up; So that's where I am at this point, and still not altogether gone, but working on it...I have Fulvic acid liquid that helps just about everything, and when the cream is gone I will try it, and if it does not help, I will go to the Doctor to see what he says...
I also take Black Walnut tincture before and in between meals internally that kills parasites...
This sounds like morgellons disease or whatever its called.. its rare so that's probably why they didn't know what it was.
hoping and praying

United States

#47 Aug 11, 2013
I have had scabies for about a month now. Ive tried Vinegar, Alcohol, coconut oil, neem oil, tea tree, clove oil rosmary and Epsom salts. the doctor prescribed me permethrin 5% and that did nothing, The next day after using I had double the bites! I read a post about sulfur and figured Id try it while waiting for my second does of permethrin. I bought a bar of sulfur soap and some really sticky icky 10% sulfur ointment that I found at wallgreens in the Hispanic section. its called de la cruz I think. Ive been soaking in a epsoms salt bath then using a loofa with the sulfur soap and when I get out I apply the sulfur ointment. The most uncomfortable ointment ever!!!!! it is sooooooo sticky and you can't roll over in bed because you stick to your sheets so bad. also I felt like I had poison oak I was so itchy but I figured if I could endure one night of no sleep just to see if it helped it would be worth it! Well at about 5 in the morn I couldn't take the uncomfortablness any more and So I got up to take a shower and noticed the bugs had come out and were on my skin! I took tape and removed them. About 15 or so of them! I am now on my third night using the sulfur ointment and my skin is irritated but the bites are going away and only noticed one new bite today, and only two bugs came out tonight with the ointment! I really feel like I see a light at the end of the tunnel and wanted to share for those suffering! Its worked the best so far and maybe for you wont be so uncomfortable? I really see a difference and this torture of itching from the ointment will be worth it I hope!good luck!
concerned

Kapuskasing, Canada

#48 Sep 3, 2013
I just found out I have scabies I didn't know u could get them in your lips as well! my poor baby has them what's the best remedies?
Kenny el Atreides

Brno, Czech Republic

#49 Sep 14, 2013
Scarednurse wrote:
I contracted scabies from an outbreak at work. At the first sign if itching I used listerine and vinegar. Scrubbed my arm with vinegar. Within a few hours, the redness and itching were gone. Washing my sheets with borax. Another vinegar wash down tonight. I hope this works.
You're right, I absolutely agree vinegar is miraculous! Not only does it kill mites but also all fungi (mould) and bacteria.
mike

Saint-eustache, Canada

#50 Oct 5, 2013
i need help ,i cant get rid of bird mites on my body or head ,i borax-ed every ,rugs and couch I've cleaned all my counters with lisol ,I'm going nuts
i've put platc covers on my mattress and box spring
i cover myself head to toe with boric acid and still they come
Tee

Phoenix, AZ

#51 Oct 30, 2013
sandiegoITCHY wrote:
Also, I feel like things are crawling on my head too and I have a thing on my face :(
Treatment for scalp and face is...?
Use Nix shampoo to rid them

Since: Feb 12

Location hidden

#52 Oct 30, 2013
mike wrote:
i need help ,i cant get rid of bird mites on my body or head ,i borax-ed every ,rugs and couch I've cleaned all my counters with lisol ,I'm going nuts
i've put platc covers on my mattress and box spring
i cover myself head to toe with boric acid and still they come
You are trying to cure yourself with topicals. You must understand that it's not about what's going on above the skin, it's about what's going on in the skin. You need to start taking a oral antiparasitic right now. With each passing day the beasts reproduce at a alarming rate. Go online and order Ivermectin Horse Paste 1.87% from a animal/vet supply, purchase 5 of them and use the oral syringe to measure out the dose based on your weight. Take a oral dose once a day for three days then wait until eight days later to repeat. You will most likely need to repeat for sixty days. If the infestation is not cured go to phase two and buy Valbazen Drench Oral Suspension 500ml for about $40 U.S. Dollar. Use a oral syringe to measure 4ml of the Valbazen aka Albendazole and mix it with half a glass of milk. Drink this dose every twelve hours for fourteen days, take seven days off then repeat twice. Buy Fish Mox aka Amoxicillin 500mg capsules because the Valbazen will kill all the parasites and those dead mites will release endotoxins / bacterias in to your body so when that happens you will have bacterial infections and the Amoxicillin 500mg every five hours until infection is cleared up is a necessary part of your cure process. Topicals do not penetrate deep enough to kill the mites and only a small percentage roam on the skin surface to mate. You must kill them from the inside out. If you have roommates or family members living with you they must be treated too. You are contagious.
vss

Hollywood, FL

#53 Nov 1, 2013
sweetkitten wrote:
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You are trying to cure yourself with topicals. You must understand that it's not about what's going on above the skin, it's about what's going on in the skin. You need to start taking a oral antiparasitic right now. With each passing day the beasts reproduce at a alarming rate. Go online and order Ivermectin Horse Paste 1.87% from a animal/vet supply, purchase 5 of them and use the oral syringe to measure out the dose based on your weight. Take a oral dose once a day for three days then wait until eight days later to repeat. You will most likely need to repeat for sixty days. If the infestation is not cured go to phase two and buy Valbazen Drench Oral Suspension 500ml for about $40 U.S. Dollar. Use a oral syringe to measure 4ml of the Valbazen aka Albendazole and mix it with half a glass of milk. Drink this dose every twelve hours for fourteen days, take seven days off then repeat twice. Buy Fish Mox aka Amoxicillin 500mg capsules because the Valbazen will kill all the parasites and those dead mites will release endotoxins / bacterias in to your body so when that happens you will have bacterial infections and the Amoxicillin 500mg every five hours until infection is cleared up is a necessary part of your cure process. Topicals do not penetrate deep enough to kill the mites and only a small percentage roam on the skin surface to mate. You must kill them from the inside out. If you have roommates or family members living with you they must be treated too. You are contagious.
most of the time the permethrin cream will work for the human form of sarcoptic scabiei. If after a few times it doesn't work, then you will need IVERMECTIN, not Albendazole. It's not alway necessary to treat with antibitics. The best thing to do is to use the ivermectin on days in between your permethrin treatment. Look on the CDC website for treating scabies. Where anywhere on that page does it mention Albendazole?
Your statement that topicals do not reach the burrowed mite is INCORRECT.
blessed

Sonora, CA

#54 Feb 6, 2014
How are you doing now?
scaredexhaustedandITCHING wrote:
Just knowing there are spider looking bugs all over our bodies and our home is scaring me half to death. We have a four bedroom home so all of our rooms are used. Will the scabies die if I clean the whole house, treat everyone, and the kids and we can sleep in the family room for a few weeks. Will the scabies around the rest of th house die? Can you get scabies in your mouth when eating? In your eyes because I wear contacts? Why would do some sites tell you to put clothes and comforters in platic bins for two wks, if scabies die without a host in 3 days? Is 3 days long enough? My three children are the light of my life, thanks for your help
cjo

Woburn, MA

#55 Feb 9, 2014
sandiegoITCHY wrote:
"Personal items that cannot be washed or dry-cleaned should be sealed in a plastic garbage bag for a period of one to two weeks to ensure the elimination of all mites."
WHY do they say that long when they die in 3 days????
My house has SO MANY KNICK KNAKS and clothing, i can't clean or even seal everything!!
HELP ME!!:(
I think they go overkill with their recommendations so that (1) they cover 0.001%(I'm guessing) of cases where the mites lived longer than 3 days and (2) to offset the tendency some people might have to turn a 3-day recommendation into 1 or 2 days. You really should be totally fine if you haven't touched the clothing in 3 days. After all, once you are diagnosed, they only recommend washing the clothes that you have worn in the past 2-3 days.
jess

Bonifay, FL

#56 Feb 11, 2014
scaredexhaustedandITCHING wrote:
I am a mother of three children. My 12 yr old son broke out in a rash in september. Our primary care doctor misdiagnosed him with hhaving an allergis reaction from an unknown source. I kept taking him back to the doc because it wasn't going away. They then said it was poison ivy, so when myself and other two children started to itch, we used many bottles of ant itch for poison ivy with no results. My son's skin on his hands began to crack, he cries and cries, everyone in the house was miserable. We went to th ER. WE HAVE SCABIES!! I'm so scared, I don't know what to do! I feel them crawling on me. My son's condition is all over his entire body including his private areas! Please someone help us. I cry everyday and night, the kids and I are embarrassed. I read somewhere to use sulfur soap, I bought some, but is it safe? How often should we use it? We were given permethrin 5%. I heard it was a neurotoxin? PLEASE SOMEONE do you know if we go to a hotel for 3 nights and 4 days and treat our bodies there (and wear only brand new clothing at the hotel) will the sarcoptes scabiei (scabies) be dead when we go back home? Please please if you know any ways to help me and my children, God Bless You, we are suffering and I don't know what to do. Thank you in advance.
Order valbenza online its $40 for 30 day supply... alot of people have taken it with great success...good luck
sufferingmiserab ly

Kenton, OH

#57 Mar 10, 2014
nobody straight answered the question... if I leave my house for 3 days, will the bugs in my house be dead when I get back?
i cured it

Saint-eustache, Canada

#58 Mar 10, 2014
it was all in my head , there where no bugs , i wrapped every goddam thing in my house i spent a grand on pest control i washed wit tea-tree oil , i filled my baths with boric acid , i washed with borax tons of it!, i spread borax all over the dam house , i went to the doctor and had myself looked at under a microscope ,( there was nothing at all ) i had blood tests , they came back negative.in the end i was spraying myself with raid directly on my skin , i did this all for nothing , there was nothing on me at all . the problem was i was going through stress at the time this all started , so i goggled my symptoms and there is was
bird mites , it fit it was all that was happening to me in fact the more i read the more symptoms started showing up.

it was all bullshit ,so i said to myself stop STOP!!! thinking bugs are crawling on you and in a few nights it stopped happening and i started to improve , its been a year now and if i think about it to much at night i can still feel bugs on me but i know its all in my head.
Hotels and such

Switzerland

#59 Mar 10, 2014
sufferingmiserably wrote:
nobody straight answered the question... if I leave my house for 3 days, will the bugs in my house be dead when I get back?
This is a complicated question because you are dealing with parasites. They live on you and your pets and/or family. You have to completely get rid of them off your body. You will probably have to stay away from your home longer. If you stay in a hotel you will have to go from one hotel room to another, as you can get reinfested from your hotel room or car. So, treat yourself aggressively. When you feel that you are ready to leave the home for a while, then go for it. Don't reinfest yourself in your car. Try to get the right meds for this. Learn everything you can, first before you leave your home. 3 days isn't that long. canine mites live longer in the environment than human scabies mites. You should run the a/c in your home to remove the air out of the air, so the mites die out quicker in your home. good luck.
Hotels and such

Switzerland

#60 Mar 10, 2014
You should run the a/c in your home to remove the moisture/humidity out of the air, so the mites will dry out quicker. good luck.
DJ Dell

Akron, OH

#62 Mar 17, 2014
Icanttakeitanymore wrote:
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Yes I got the cream and I'm allergic to it. It made me break out into hives
I believe the hives are actually the bugs reacting to what they don't like because it happens to me with things I'm not allergic to normally when I applied to areas they were concentrated.

It can take many weeks if you have a bad infestation. A couple things I heard were really good. Natural sulfur (not sulfa drugs) powdered feed grade sold on Amazon - make a mixture that is at least 50% of the powder and the rest mineral oil (a few drops of clove oil and tea tree oil if you can get it as well). This usually smells pretty bad but you should never have an allergic reaction since its part of your cell composition. People have covered themselves in it and leave it on almost constantly (including the scalp where they like to hide). Shower regularly and keep reapplying. It can take 2-3 months if you have a bad infestation, as horrible as that sounds. Stay out of as many rooms as you can that entire time, change clothes a couple times a day and wash daily bedding and clothes. Wear as little clothes as possible and try to sleep on the same blanket (a sleeping bag is great because its silky and they can't hide in it) and sleep in the same non-porous/non-material covered spot. Spray that spot when you get up with vinegar or lemon juice combined with baking soda, and then wash the bedding. Also, bathing in sea salt or epsom salts can help extract them. Also, neem soap repels them and confuses their communication so they don't swarm and mate as much, and pine tar shampoo is good as well. When you're using the sulfur, or baths, or neem, or lotion with tea tree oil or clove oil, you will likely see bugs and debris in your bath water after you shower as it causes them to be drawn out. If your doctor doesn't believe you, you may be able to get some samples this way, bag them, and they won't accuse you of imagining it because skin scrapings don't always come back positive - the mites burrow very deeply. Hope this helps!:-) DJ

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