Scabies is gone..
TBro

Canonsburg, PA

#1 May 6, 2014
Hopefully this will help someone on here, I literally spent hours on this site and many others after being diagnosed with scabies. First my son was diagnosed with eczema, then contact dermatitis after several scraping were negative, finally after it had spread everywhere on his body the dermatologist was able to scrape and get two mites which she showed us under the microscope.
His case definitely did not look like any scabies pics I saw on the internet. It looked like round crusty circles on his bicep that looked like ringworm. Antifungals did not work and sprays didn't work at that point. Eventually, it was everywhere and he was unable to sleep, me too..mine was at the waistline, underarms, breasts, legs OMG the itching was just madness!!!!
I soaked in Mule Team Borax which did stop a lot of the itching and I also soaked in bleach , like a few small capfuls, made me itch worse, but was not a cure.
The doctor gave us Ivermectin pills, everyone in the family took them and I washed everything that touched our bodies for a full month, my washer ran practically 24 hours a day for a full month, I threw out our main couch and my kids mattresses, they slept on air mattresses that I sprayed with lice spray everyday for 30 days. I used sheets on our new couches and washed them every morn and vacuumed every morn and nite.
Post scabies is a bitch, after taking the Ivermectin, my son broke out on his legs so bad that he had to take steroids for ten days, during this time you will see new bumps , old bumps and be terribly itchy, I mean to the point where you feel you are reinfected, this is where the SULPHUR soap comes in, I had everyone use it every day , every shower and after a few weeks we stopped itching and seeing new bumps and rashes! I had to order it online thru walmart! it's AZURE SULPHUR soap with LANOLIN.
Anytime I felt itchy I would jump in the shower and use it, it does leave an awful smell in the private area but bumps will disappear in like two days..
One last thing that really helped me was Antifungal spray like for athletes foot, I stayed that on any lesions and bumps that I had during POST scabies and it really helped with the itching. It's been several months , no new bites, but I'm too paranoid to stop using the sulphur soap just in case..
Hope this helps , but definitely get the ivermectin and don't worry about getting a higher dosage for your weight, I'm like 270 easily and the same dose that worked on my 130 lb son worked on me..
Good luck and sending prayers to all of you, I know how hopeless and helpless this can make you feel..

Since: Apr 14

Cabot, AR

#2 May 6, 2014
TBro wrote:
Hopefully this will help someone on here, I literally spent hours on this site and many others after being diagnosed with scabies. First my son was diagnosed with eczema, then contact dermatitis after several scraping were negative, finally after it had spread everywhere on his body the dermatologist was able to scrape and get two mites which she showed us under the microscope.
His case definitely did not look like any scabies pics I saw on the internet. It looked like round crusty circles on his bicep that looked like ringworm. Antifungals did not work and sprays didn't work at that point. Eventually, it was everywhere and he was unable to sleep, me too..mine was at the waistline, underarms, breasts, legs OMG the itching was just madness!!!!
I soaked in Mule Team Borax which did stop a lot of the itching and I also soaked in bleach , like a few small capfuls, made me itch worse, but was not a cure.
The doctor gave us Ivermectin pills, everyone in the family took them and I washed everything that touched our bodies for a full month, my washer ran practically 24 hours a day for a full month, I threw out our main couch and my kids mattresses, they slept on air mattresses that I sprayed with lice spray everyday for 30 days. I used sheets on our new couches and washed them every morn and vacuumed every morn and nite.
Post scabies is a bitch, after taking the Ivermectin, my son broke out on his legs so bad that he had to take steroids for ten days, during this time you will see new bumps , old bumps and be terribly itchy, I mean to the point where you feel you are reinfected, this is where the SULPHUR soap comes in, I had everyone use it every day , every shower and after a few weeks we stopped itching and seeing new bumps and rashes! I had to order it online thru walmart! it's AZURE SULPHUR soap with LANOLIN.
Anytime I felt itchy I would jump in the shower and use it, it does leave an awful smell in the private area but bumps will disappear in like two days..
One last thing that really helped me was Antifungal spray like for athletes foot, I stayed that on any lesions and bumps that I had during POST scabies and it really helped with the itching. It's been several months , no new bites, but I'm too paranoid to stop using the sulphur soap just in case..
Hope this helps , but definitely get the ivermectin and don't worry about getting a higher dosage for your weight, I'm like 270 easily and the same dose that worked on my 130 lb son worked on me..
Good luck and sending prayers to all of you, I know how hopeless and helpless this can make you feel..
Most likely what is curing you and your family is not the ivermectin altho it might be helping a little, for many here iver does not cure anymore, they've become resistant to it. However, sulfur soap does cure.

There's 4 of us in my family that are currently using sulfur soap and neem oil all over after we rinse the soap off and it's working, we are going to continue this regimen for another 30 days to be safe.

And if you're using a treatment like sulfur soap, you don't have to clean like crazy and wash all the bedding everyday, sleep on air mattresses or treat your pets etc either. We have been cleaning regularly but only washing all the bedding once a week since if you're killing them a little at a time as sulfur soap does, if a new one got on you, the next time you use the soap, it's going to be killed. We have made sure to not put the same clothes on after we do our sulfur soap treatment every day, since it would be more likely a stray mite would be in your clothing than anywhere else. We keep our couch covered with sheets that get tossed in the dryer each night at bedtime for 30 mins on high heat and we vacuum it about every 4-5 days.
TBro

Canonsburg, PA

#3 May 7, 2014
Yeah I kinda went nuts with the cleaning but all I can say is it worked! The sulphur soap definitely heals and kills everything..

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#4 May 10, 2014
TBro wrote:
Yeah I kinda went nuts with the cleaning but all I can say is it worked! The sulphur soap definitely heals and kills everything..
Thanks for your helpful post. How long after treatment did you have bumps and itching? I am 5 weeks post ivermectin, still getting bumps but not a lot (usually 4-5 on my hand at a time). It's so unnerving and anxiety provoking, because I panic each time I see a new spot. I've been to the dermatologist 6 or 7 times since treatment and they always say post (not active), but it's becoming hard to believe bc now I'm 5 weeks out still getting new bumps. I've been trying to avoid neem, sulfur etc bc I don't want to mask symptoms either. Any advice?
MAX

Casa Grande, AZ

#5 May 11, 2014
Mite treatments.com . Go read up !! The a different mites !

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