Scabies in and around eyes and on the face

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adanaturkey8385

Liberty Lake, WA

#1 Dec 7, 2007
Has anyone ever heard of an optomologist being able to see Scabies in or around eyes and or face? And if so, is this the specialist to see?
I called an optomologist's office before asking if they could see microscopic things in and around the eyes and they said no but I didn't get to talk to the specialist. I know the VA in Spokane has an eye doctor but I don't think they have an optomologist, might have to go to the Seattle VA or just pay out of pocket to see one on the economy. Trying to get ahold of the VA in Spokane now to ask them if they have an optomologist.

Char
alhatesitchen

Seattle, WA

#2 Dec 7, 2007
adanaturkey8385 wrote:
Has anyone ever heard of an optomologist being able to see Scabies in or around eyes and or face? And if so, is this the specialist to see?
I called an optomologist's office before asking if they could see microscopic things in and around the eyes and they said no but I didn't get to talk to the specialist. I know the VA in Spokane has an eye doctor but I don't think they have an optomologist, might have to go to the Seattle VA or just pay out of pocket to see one on the economy. Trying to get ahold of the VA in Spokane now to ask them if they have an optomologist.
Char
Optomologist won't help you much there. Specially the VA out in Seattle. They are no better than the one out there.
Bill

United States

#3 Dec 10, 2007
adanaturkey8385 wrote:
Has anyone ever heard of an optomologist being able to see Scabies in or around eyes and or face? And if so, is this the specialist to see?
I called an optomologist's office before asking if they could see microscopic things in and around the eyes and they said no but I didn't get to talk to the specialist. I know the VA in Spokane has an eye doctor but I don't think they have an optomologist, might have to go to the Seattle VA or just pay out of pocket to see one on the economy. Trying to get ahold of the VA in Spokane now to ask them if they have an optomologist.
Char
Hi adanaturkey8385 ,
FOr my eyes: I put a drop of betadine on my finger ,close my eyes and apply
only to my eyebrow only, let sit 5 minutes with my eyes closed, then rinse well. It can cause blindness it it gets in my eye.( I got it in my eye once it only burned.) It will soak into your skin and kill them, you might have to do it every 7-10 days
for 1 month
this last time I even wiped it into my tear ducts.(their new former home).
Instant relief, usually I get 1 week to 30 days of freedom after 3 applications 1 per day for 3 days
that's
Ps it dosent burn at all on the skin , rinse well afer 5 minutes .
Bottle directions says do not use on large areas of your body

This completely removed them from my eyelids tear ducts and sourounding areas,

God bless you , Bill
Bill

United States

#4 Dec 10, 2007
ps Povidone Iodine 10 equal to 1 percent iodine from any pharmacy, generic or not it kills them dead,.....so great
It is what the hospital uses to clean a cut before dressing it, it is red and stains clothes so I use it in the tub and hold my eyes shut for 5 minutes, then rinse it all off. It has never failed on my eyes. For the skin it also helps, but the eye area skin is thin and it oenetrates abd kills all of them.
Bill

United States

#5 Dec 10, 2007
spelling ..sorry ...but the eye area skin is thin and it penetrates in and kills all of them.
Betadine is povidone iodine 10% which is 1 % iodine.
Scabies 3

Hollywood, FL

#6 Dec 10, 2007
Hi guys. I drove all the way to the gas place today to buy my co2 gas, and got almost all the way there, and noticed I forgot my purse. lol... drove all the way home, got my purse, got gas, was getting bit up by mites all during this time, and finally bought my gas. this afternoon, I decided to gas my sneakers. awww, nice new light weight aluminum tank. good. go to gas the shoes in the bag, and wa la, the regulator is busted, gas coming out of the regulator. do i have to drive all the way there again tomorrow and spend MORE MONEY? MO MONEY??? maybe i can just buy an attachment for the hose and forget about the regulator. aaaauuuggghhhhh. mitess!!!!
Sam

United States

#7 Dec 11, 2007
Bill wrote:
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Hi adanaturkey8385 ,
FOr my eyes: I put a drop of betadine on my finger ,close my eyes and apply
only to my eyebrow only, let sit 5 minutes with my eyes closed, then rinse well. It can cause blindness it it gets in my eye.( I got it in my eye once it only burned.) It will soak into your skin and kill them, you might have to do it every 7-10 days
for 1 month
this last time I even wiped it into my tear ducts.(their new former home).
Instant relief, usually I get 1 week to 30 days of freedom after 3 applications 1 per day for 3 days
that's
Ps it dosent burn at all on the skin , rinse well afer 5 minutes .
Bottle directions says do not use on large areas of your body
This completely removed them from my eyelids tear ducts and sourounding areas,
God bless you , Bill
KIDS - Don't try this at home. Bill, you have some really good ideas, but some of them sound very dangerous, like this one.
Miserable in SA

AOL

#8 Dec 11, 2007
Scabies 3 wrote:
Hi guys. I drove all the way to the gas place today to buy my co2 gas, and got almost all the way there, and noticed I forgot my purse. lol... drove all the way home, got my purse, got gas, was getting bit up by mites all during this time, and finally bought my gas. this afternoon, I decided to gas my sneakers. awww, nice new light weight aluminum tank. good. go to gas the shoes in the bag, and wa la, the regulator is busted, gas coming out of the regulator. do i have to drive all the way there again tomorrow and spend MORE MONEY? MO MONEY??? maybe i can just buy an attachment for the hose and forget about the regulator. aaaauuuggghhhhh. mitess!!!!
Mary,
Please be careful with the gas. It's dangerous and we don't want anything to happen to you. Can they pick the tank up for you since the regulator is busted. It's a hugh liability. exposure for them if they don't.

Can you cook the shoes in your big pot? or will they be ruined.

Please be careful.

Ya know if you really need gas, eat more beans!(smiling) trying to make you laugh but hope I didn't offend you.

Give yourself a big hug. MIS
Scabies3

United States

#9 Dec 11, 2007
Sam wrote:
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KIDS - Don't try this at home. Bill, you have some really good ideas, but some of them sound very dangerous, like this one.
If you follow what he says, you will be okay. it works for him, so why wouldn't it work for someone else? Sam, sometimes, you are way too cautious. What do you use for your eyelids? please share.
Sam

United States

#10 Dec 11, 2007
Ivermectin. My eyelids are fine and I didn't have to put anything on the tearducts that may cause blindness. I don't know if it does cause blindness if it gets into your eyes like Bill said, but I do value my eyesight enough to not take that risk.

A while back I put some betadine on a scabies rash several times a day for a few days. It didn't do anything except turn my skin yellow.

Mary do you still have mites in your eyelids?
Scabies3

United States

#11 Dec 12, 2007
Sam wrote:
Ivermectin. My eyelids are fine and I didn't have to put anything on the tearducts that may cause blindness. I don't know if it does cause blindness if it gets into your eyes like Bill said, but I do value my eyesight enough to not take that risk.
A while back I put some betadine on a scabies rash several times a day for a few days. It didn't do anything except turn my skin yellow.
Mary do you still have mites in your eyelids?
yes, occasionally, I will feel a flicker there. ivermectin seems to kill the ones in my eyes. the mites also run from the topicals and get near or in the eyes and lids.
Bill

United States

#12 Dec 13, 2007
Sam wrote:
Ivermectin. My eyelids are fine and I didn't have to put anything on the tearducts that may cause blindness. I don't know if it does cause blindness if it gets into your eyes like Bill said, but I do value my eyesight enough to not take that risk.
A while back I put some betadine on a scabies rash several times a day for a few days. It didn't do anything except turn my skin yellow.
Mary do you still have mites in your eyelids?
Sam I think IO was wrong the iodine must not be that strong,
Where is a link that states iodine in the eyeball for conjuntivitis 9 a terrible disease, look at the picture in the link, I think I have problems till I see this conjunctivitis , horrible

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Betadine is an amazing disenfectent: I was taught that iodine in the eye is blinding, I believe that betadine is only 1 % and it is not as concentrated as pure iodine

Betadine has 1% Iodine in it, per he label. Iodine is not to get into the eyes, nioether is soap.
I used it on the eyebrow and the lid. It did kill all the mites instantly ( I think because the skin is so thin there). Afer a few months it crept back. I did it again . Bam it killed them again , I did do it 2-3 times in 1 week and they were gone,what a relief. The betadine never got in my eyes but once. ALL the other times I was careful
My eye sight is still good. And my eyes don't itch. I close my eyes while I do it and wipe it on the eyebrow. It does not burn the skin around the eyes. I Keep them closed & rinse all of it off well in 5 minutes.
Ivermectin is internnal insecticide. Betadine is a topical disenfectent

Here is a link stating using Betadine in the eyeball in : the advanced stages of a terrible eye disease called: Adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis

Betadine is not needed IN the eye only ON the eyebrow for mite erradication
THIS EXCERPT IS FOR EYE DISEASE NOT MITES !

excerpt from article:
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Betadine (povidone-iodine) 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution

Off-label use for acute moderate to advanced EKC.
Instill 1 gt of 0.5% proparacaine (Betadine stings), then instill 2-3 gtt of Betadine. Roll eyes around for 60-90 seconds, then swab lid margin with cotton swab moistened with Betadine.
Irrigate eye thoroughly with sterile saline.
May treat only the more involved eye.
Then prescribe Lotemax or generic FML qid for 5-7 days, plus artificial tears and cold compresses.

Link for above excerpt :
http://www.opt.indiana.edu/ce/virker/part1.ht...

I hope this help someone like it did me , I could not get them out of my eyebrows and lids, they were working their way inward. Not anymore

Praise God

Since: Dec 07

Uniontown, OH

#13 Dec 16, 2007
hi, my daughter, who is severely disabled, and I have scabies. we have used the permithrin and ivermectin a number of times but we can't get rid of them in my daughter's ear. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It is driving her out of her mind. we have even used neem oil in her ear but she can't stand it in her ear very long as it makes the bugs very active.
Scabies3

United States

#14 Dec 16, 2007
sunflower7932 wrote:
hi, my daughter, who is severely disabled, and I have scabies. we have used the permithrin and ivermectin a number of times but we can't get rid of them in my daughter's ear. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It is driving her out of her mind. we have even used neem oil in her ear but she can't stand it in her ear very long as it makes the bugs very active.
buy some injectible ivermectin from jeffers online or from a feed store and place a couple of drops into her ear. it will kill the mites there. or place a few drops of alcohol in her ear or hydroden peroxide. even drops from drs. foster and smith, drops for mites for dogs or cats may work, too.
Bill

United States

#15 Dec 16, 2007
sunflower7932 wrote:
hi, my daughter, who is severely disabled, and I have scabies. we have used the permithrin and ivermectin a number of times but we can't get rid of them in my daughter's ear. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It is driving her out of her mind. we have even used neem oil in her ear but she can't stand it in her ear very long as it makes the bugs very active.
I had then very ad in my ears for a long time, I went ot the doctor , the quick clinic, the Dr looked and saw the infection. I did not say it was mites , who would believe..? He prescribed antibiotic drops. It cured it fast in about 2 days but I followed the directions and did it for 15 days a prescribed.

My first doctor prescribed me antibiotic drops for the ear infection , but she wanted to make sure the drops were the purest form because she spoted an old scar in my ear from a puncture years ago, so she prescribed optical antibiotic drops to be used in my ears.
I had a freind the could not get these bugs out of her eyes , her doctor prescribed optical antibiotic drops. I wish I had those now. When ever I go to my storage garage I get bit up and they go for my eyes. I would live to have the drops around for future battles.

Hee is a link in the forum to a report how my ears were cured

http://www.topix.com/forum/health/scabies/TMT...

Also Ears: antibiotic drops kills them in the ears. Also sulfur 10 perc mix & 90 perc creme and put on ear and drip water into ear. It works great. No pain. Just dead bugs...ahhh my ears were the worst

God bless you , Bill
Bill

United States

#16 Dec 16, 2007
sunflower7932 wrote:
hi, my daughter, who is severely disabled, and I have scabies. we have used the permithrin and ivermectin a number of times but we can't get rid of them in my daughter's ear. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It is driving her out of her mind. we have even used neem oil in her ear but she can't stand it in her ear very long as it makes the bugs very active.
Lamasil foot powder spray $ 7.59 at CVC pharmacy or any store , has stopped the bug in my house, I sprayed last tue (6 days ago) and have not done anything else since. I did 2 bdrms, 1 kitchen 1 bath and livingroom with 1/4 can . A little goes a long way.

Chelz told me this she is cured it has worked wonders

Chelz profile and info. she never saw the pest , neither have I. She just guessed it is a fungus, and treated for that. Mites can b ring fungus, mites can eat fungus.

http://www.topix.com/member/profile/october06

Praise His holy name, His mercy endures forever

Since: Dec 07

Uniontown, OH

#17 Dec 16, 2007
thank you for all the options, you are all very nice. i have tried the peroxide two times a day for about a week and it doesn't help but I will try the other ideas. thanks again
zooks

Orlando, FL

#18 Dec 16, 2007
Bill,
did you just spray carpets and beds?
And how many cans did you need to buy?

Also on the subject of mites in the ear, my ear was completely blocked during the first 2 months of this, and I believe it was something to do with these mites we have, I used those wax ear cones, I did it 3 times, and it took the pressure and unusual wax build up away.
MM-M

United States

#19 Dec 16, 2007
Hi Bill....

I am currently sitting here with betadine around my eyes. Can I ask how you came by this idea? My eyes have been tickling for a week and now its gone.

Also, I came across something on the Dawn you use. One of the ingredients in Dawn is Triscolan. Triscolan is considered an anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and a pesticide. There seems to be a lot of debate surrounding its interaction with water and exposure to sunlight. It breaks down in to flurons? and dioxins? Many classes of these, but tris. is implied not to be part of the classes in which are considered harmful to humans? Many disagree, and if I remember right, wasn't there a little to do about it a couple of years ago in Noxema products? Anywho...I thought it might explain why it seemed that only Dawn would work for you. Other dishsoaps do not contain Triscolan, but soft soap does as well. Also may explain why it is working to kill the little buggers. Will buy Dawn and not the cheapo's.:)
Sam

United States

#20 Dec 16, 2007
Sunflower, I never had mites in my ear canals, but I had them in my nose really bad, for months. I used permethrin and sulfur in my nose a lot, and ivermectin oral to get rid of it.

2Scratch said she used a vinegar solution in her ears. Having a vinyl pillow cover or fresh plastic garbage bag on your daughters pillow every night might help too. Maybe tea tree oil around her ear would kill them or keep them away.

There was an article here maybe in the literature and links thread about a man who had grain mites in his ears for 2 years. They used a liquid miticide twice and cleared it up.

Another idea would be to take daughter to ear-nose-throat doc and ask if they will suction her ear out. If you mention mites they might not help, but if you just say she is bothered by her ears they might just think it's wax buildup and suction it anyway. Then after the suction keep a sulfur or perm or tto or vinegar or whatever else you think might work.

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