how do i get rid of scabies once and ...
new2this

New York, NY

#3435 Apr 7, 2013
While the sensible tone and rational approach is much needed, I do think that each case is unique and unfortunately some of us have much more entrenched cases, or perhaps some unidentified source of mites--like rodents- that keeps cases going longer. The sensation of things running around inside you may or may not be mites. But when you see small black mites emerging after treatment after months of repeated treatment, it is hard to think it's just the skin and nervous system adjusting.

I suspect that some of the treatment that people are trying must have some negative impact, and very much agree "Dont overtreat." But I think we have to really monitor our own treatment by what we see and not by what someone tells us about how scabies should be behaving.

Keep alert, keep clean, keep well... I hope and pray you are all healed
CUREDbypatience wrote:
Hi everyone,
I was diagnosed with scabies in the third week of February. This was very difficult for me, and being on this site almost drove me crazy. However, I treated twice according to the instructions of my doctor, with ivermectin and permethrin, a week apart, and I was cured. I did the treatment according to instructions and lived in an almost sterile environments for 2-3 weeks—I initially cleaned my entire room from top to bottom and then continued cleaning bedding and clothes daily. This all lead to my cure. I still get red bumps, even 5 weeks after the treatment, but I'm not itchy and they go away within a couple days.
Don't get me wrong. It was very difficult to accept, and I still obsessively check myself, but I am cured.
Don't let yourself be psyched out especially by these message boards. Listen to your doctor. Follow the prescription, and don't do crazy stuff and overtreat. I still have scars for things I did that weren't part of the treatment, and those are the only scars I have from the experience.
Overtreating leads to you thinking you still have the mites when in reality, it's just all the crazy crap you're putting on your body/into your body/on your skin/in your skin. Respect your doctor's education and respect your own body. I know it's hard to resist using more of the medicine than prescribed but do it! It will all work out! I promise.
I wish you best of luck and mental peace. I know this is a very difficult fight mentally and physically, and that the toll on your emotional and mental state is exhausting, but if you just listen to the medical professionals, you will be ok. Good luck, warriors.
umathr

Centreville, VA

#3436 Apr 8, 2013
new2this wrote:
While the sensible tone and rational approach is much needed, I do think that each case is unique and unfortunately some of us have much more entrenched cases, or perhaps some unidentified source of mites--like rodents- that keeps cases going longer. The sensation of things running around inside you may or may not be mites. But when you see small black mites emerging after treatment after months of repeated treatment, it is hard to think it's just the skin and nervous system adjusting.
I suspect that some of the treatment that people are trying must have some negative impact, and very much agree "Dont overtreat." But I think we have to really monitor our own treatment by what we see and not by what someone tells us about how scabies should be behaving.
Keep alert, keep clean, keep well... I hope and pray you are all healed
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I was disagreeing with cured by patience and what they said about listening to your doctor I do not think doctors know anything about scabies. good luck to all
umathr

Centreville, VA

#3437 Apr 8, 2013
I have been using sulfur soap and aloe vera gel. I have found that this combination does work. It takes time but it works. The scabies live under the surface tension of the skin they are about the same size as a skin cell and they can and do hide under skin cells, when attacked. Of course the female burrows under the skin to give birth. That is why they are so tough, first the surface tension on the skin protects them, also they can hide under individual skin cells if they have to. That is why it is important to work what ever you are using like sulfur soap into the skin let dry. Sulfur soap and aloe gel organic are inexpensive. good luck. Also you might try a baking soda spray for the couch and bedding do not use too much baking soda because you will clog the sprayer you might add some peppermint oil or some other oil maybe even citrinella. This baking soda solution will make life very hard on scabies off your body and it is non toxic.
Anonymous

Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine

#3438 Apr 8, 2013
new2this wrote:
In case no one answered-- yes you should change your sheets and clothes every day-- depending on how severe your case is, keep doing it until you feel the problem is over. As far as tea tree oil -- though permethrin lotion is stronger-- you do need to cover your whole body. Some of us found it very important to cover the scalp as well. It depends how severe but covering only the affected areas will just encourage it to spread.
When a body is infested it really does take time to get all the bad stuff out. I am one of those who say that ivermectin (pills or paste) is essential. But every case is different. Good that you are seriously confronting this problem... maybe the old Ukrainian babushkas have some remedies you can share with us as well!(though we hope mites have not become resistant to them!)
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in my country, too bad scabies treated as your country. We have a lot of patients. but we have the advantage that we can buy any drugs without a prescription and without doctors. doctors are bad. they just want us to give money.

in our country have this recipe: Lard - 1 tbsp. l., laundry soap, grated - 1 tbsp. l., sulfur - 2 tsp., birch tar - 1 tsp. mix. there are people who are cured by this remedy.

If you do not understand what I wrote, I'm sorry, your language unfamiliar to me. ask me again. I learn your language and when I will speak as well as you.
million best wishes to you. Get well!
Anonymous

Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine

#3439 Apr 8, 2013
I incorrectly wrote. Our doctors want to just take our money and do not want to treat us.
umathr

New Market, MD

#3440 Apr 8, 2013
Ukraine_need_help wrote:
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in my country, too bad scabies treated as your country. We have a lot of patients. but we have the advantage that we can buy any drugs without a prescription and without doctors. doctors are bad. they just want us to give money.
in our country have this recipe: Lard - 1 tbsp. l., laundry soap, grated - 1 tbsp. l., sulfur - 2 tsp., birch tar - 1 tsp. mix. there are people who are cured by this remedy.
If you do not understand what I wrote, I'm sorry, your language unfamiliar to me. ask me again. I learn your language and when I will speak as well as you.
million best wishes to you. Get well!
That sounds like it might work, thank you.
Syracuse from Syracuse

Syracuse, NY

#3441 Apr 8, 2013
What is birch tar? Is it a liquid, a soap, or is it a powder?
Thank you!
Anonymous

Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine

#3442 Apr 9, 2013
Syracuse from Syracuse wrote:
What is birch tar? Is it a liquid, a soap, or is it a powder?
Thank you!
In appearance - a thick, oily liquid is non-adhesive black
Ladybugs

Wayne, NJ

#3443 Apr 9, 2013
Unmathr what brand of aloe vera do you use? Do you use the aloe vera and sulfur together? Do you notice tiny marks after using these products? Thanks so much!
umathr

New Market, MD

#3444 Apr 10, 2013
Ladybugs wrote:
Unmathr what brand of aloe vera do you use? Do you use the aloe vera and sulfur together? Do you notice tiny marks after using these products? Thanks so much!
I use organic aloe vera gel you can get it online or your local health food store? After I take a bath or anytime really you can apply the sulfur soap work it into the skin let dry. In between applications of the sulfur soap apply the aloe, the soap may still be on there thats ok. It seems that the combination of sulfur soap and aloe really does work. I noticed the power of aloe when the scabies were at there worst, when I had a rash in 2 or 3 places on my legs it was like acid to them and it burned me a bit it hurt really. I have not noticed any black dots I have never seen a scabies although I have felt them moving on my face but that was awhile ago. The thing is when I begin to get better I relax and when I relax they come back on me so I have to remain diligent but its so hard I get tired and I just want to rest to sleep but I have the cure aloe and sulfur soap its a one two punch. You might use sulfur only for two days then use aloe for a day its really up to you. good luck to all. I use Lily of the valley organic aloe. You can get it at piping rock vitamins for a reasonable price, but there are many places you can get it or if you have the plant use that. good luck
umathr

New Market, MD

#3445 Apr 10, 2013
Ladybugs wrote:
Unmathr what brand of aloe vera do you use? Do you use the aloe vera and sulfur together? Do you notice tiny marks after using these products? Thanks so much!
I thought you said black dots you said tiny marks sorry no marks really just a burning sensation when I apply the aloe if the skin is raw.
healed

United States

#3446 Apr 11, 2013
Hey everyone. Wanted to say manuka works but if I had it to do over I would buy the oil and not the whole packet because the cream and the soap in the packet wete great for healing skun and all but it s only the oul that kills it. And you need to use it much more and libger than they advise...at least for me. And it cists a lot so judt use that extra money to but more bottles of the oil. You can get it on other websites, too, even on amazon for much cheaper I now see, make sure it is the manuka oil from the east cape fear region of new zealand. It is safe and confortable and effective. I also used star anise oil and clove to spot treat because it's cheaper. But unlike manuka, it burns.
healed

United States

#3447 Apr 11, 2013
Sorry for all the typos! Phone got damaged from cleaning it too much!! Anyway...the point is, get the east cape manuka oil not the whole packet...and get a lot and use longer than manuka natural suggest. Great product. Can get cheaper elsewhere, too.
healed

United States

#3448 Apr 11, 2013
Sorry manuka natural! I appreciate you because your product is great and works and helped me so much BUT I wasted my 1st packet by following your directions to only use 2 nights then wait 7-10 days etc...n also wasted it by following your directions to use the oil only on rashes and cream (much weaker...mostly tea tree), on rest of body. For me, that made them run to the cream area and infest. And the packet was expensive. I learned on my own that covering whole body with the oil, day and night, for days, worked GREAT with no side effects, burning, stinging, poisoning, etc etc. So great product but only the manuka oil in the packet was effective for me and it had to be used more.
healed

United States

#3449 Apr 11, 2013
The one I used that really worked had 10% manuka oil and 5% tea tree oil and the rest was almond oil. From manuka natural. Or you can buy the pure cape fear manuka oil from new zealand from either their website or another, like amazon, and mix it with your own tea tree and al carrier oil.
healed

United States

#3450 Apr 11, 2013
To their credit, also, besides being a safe and comfortable cure, using their product has given me very beautiful skin...prettier than before the nightmare began. And during it I never thought I'd have nice skin again, it was so damaged.
umathr

New Market, MD

#3451 Apr 12, 2013
I have many types of oil, one of the first was oregano oil expensive, 40 dollars for 3 ml. It stank to high heaven was really horrible. It did not work in the least. All the oils and salves that I used did not work they were a complete waste of time and money. I took borax baths, and super washing soda baths, salt baths, baking soda baths, they do not work and the super washing soda bath was painful and can take your skin off. I am sorry but I just do not see how manuka oil or soap or honey which is known for its anti bacterial quality will cure scabies I do not believe it for one second, it really seems like a scam and an expensive scam at that. If it worked for you great, but it seems ridiculous to me there is no reason for manuka honey to cure scabies.
schemedream

Wenham, MA

#3452 Apr 12, 2013
to "healed"Also, the DE doesn't absorb into the skin like oil and creams do...it rubs right off. Has it completely cured you?"

Hi - sorry for not replying sooner, I am no longer getting notifications in my email. Anyway, YES, I believe I am cured and am so grateful to God! However, I do have fear that they are not really gone so I pray out loud every day "I sought the Lord and He heard my cry and delivered me from all my fears." Ps 34 And now the fear is going away too!

When I put the DE in my bed, it stays put because it is between top sheet and bottom sheet. I don't put it on my pillow. I wake up with a coating of powder. I rub more into trouble spots - for me it was my shoulders - it stays on all day! When I get undressed at night, I can still see it. Maybe you were not rubbing it in?

Anyway, I hope this works for other people because it is so easy. I'm going to continue to put it in my sheets for awhile because it gives me peace of mind.

Blessings to all as you fight this battle.
healed

United States

#3453 Apr 12, 2013
Praise God! I'm so happy for you schemedream! God healed you I bet because of your faith...and with an inexpensive remedy! No, I wasn't rubbing it in. Are your lungs ok? Do u have any cough?

Umathr: I was nor talking about manuka honey but manuka oil. Very different products for different purposes. Are you cured yet?
Anonymous

Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine

#3454 Apr 13, 2013
healed wrote:
Sorry manuka natural! I appreciate you because your product is great and works and helped me so much BUT I wasted my 1st packet by following your directions to only use 2 nights then wait 7-10 days etc...n also wasted it by following your directions to use the oil only on rashes and cream (much weaker...mostly tea tree), on rest of body. For me, that made them run to the cream area and infest. And the packet was expensive. I learned on my own that covering whole body with the oil, day and night, for days, worked GREAT with no side effects, burning, stinging, poisoning, etc etc. So great product but only the manuka oil in the packet was effective for me and it had to be used more.
where you ordered Manuka?

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