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

San Antonio, TX

#4353 Jun 27, 2014
Seeing all the ideas & methods, everyone has a way about going with it. I just recently acquired this & it's quite a battle. Now, keep in mind that everyone is different. These little abominations attack your immune system & just...ugh, in general.

In any case, I can't and won't advise anyone but this is the way I've been fighting by far and it's helped me...immensely. Now, keep in mind, this was my method and it helped ME. It may help you, it may not. Everyone IS different....Now first, I lathered myself in a bath with Head and Shoulders. Doesn't matter what kind. All H&S has the active chemical, pyrithione zinc. Zinc & Sulfur. So, just lather up and wait in the bath for 5 Min until it starts to tingle...like it's penetrating your skin.(make sure you're not in a bath of water, just rinse yourself enough then stop the water to cover yourself with head and shoulders).... now, the ingredient DOES NOT KILL the scabies but what it does is, it paralyzes them. So once the 5 minutes is up, shower it off & get yourself prepared for the borax & hydrogen peroxide bath...

Now...I'm quoting this part... "Scabies are anthropods. Borax is highly toxic to anthropods and kills them in minutes (if they eat the borax). If the borax is on your skin, scabies eat your skin. dead. Borax is also highly alkaline (9. soemthing I cant remember) which might be irritating to your skin. That's where the peroxide comes in. It's slightly acidic @ 3% which balances out any kind of skin discomfort you might be worried about. Borax has low toxicity to humans so with the hydrogen peroxide it helps balance it and not damage your skin." http://www.growyouthful.com/comment-ailment-r...

So, I tried. I didn't want my skin to get damaged so I tried two cups of borax & 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide (3%). I've done this morning & evening. I bathed in hot water, enough that I could stand, & went from head to toe for 15 minutes. Enough time for you to get it from externally & internally... The first time, I was itchy, but I saw the little "S" lines all over my body. It flared where I saw where they were. it at least alerted me knowing it bothered them, I did it again for the next two weeks & it's helped me a lot. I can sleep comfortably & live without any paranoia... now, I even use borax in the following below:

-my carpets (let it sit for a while & then vacuum the powder up but quickly take the bag out once done & dispose of it)
-my laundry (it helps a lot, trust me. Make sure it's hot water and hot air while drying them. Do it twice or thrice. Hot heat (122 F kills them within ten minutes))
-my baths.
-spray bottle -1 c. of hydrogen peroxide & 3 tbsp of borax & water enough to fill a 6 oz spray bottle (make sure you boil the mixture before you put it in the bottle) Use to spray on you throughout the day

Bag up everything-less cleaning & laundry. Keep in mind the lifespan of these crazy critters. Even after a few days,"you feel better" you may want to think how long they've been under your skin. don't underestimate them. Clean & vacuum high & low daily. They die without a host in 48-72 hours.

Additional products used to clean...

Mixed spray bottle-water, bleach and dr. bronner's hemp-peppermint (Peppermint is an anti-bacterial/disinfectant herb to clean and also helps tone down the harsh chemical in bleach)... I used the spray to clean just about everything. Mattress, I used dr. bronner's peppermint and water together...(btw, make sure you clean the sheets once you wake up)...

I ate less iron, sweets, & gluten food. These guys love it & your immunity is deterred... So C, B & anything to boost your immunity...I drink peppermint tea & elderflower/blackberry. Helps your immune system...

By far, it's helped me a lot. It's quite exhausting but don't give up. I'm now smiling after a two week battle & they're slowly going away. Hope this helps someone, good luck!
Ling

San Antonio, TX

#4354 Jun 27, 2014
I forgot to add that, putting anything you touched in bags and tightly closing them, takes their oxygen away and therefore suffocates them.

High heat and oxygen kills them.
Some say the freezing temp of 50 kills them too and fear that it makes them dormant but I've read it doesn't. Yes they're more common during the winters than the summers, but to make sure, it's best to go with heat and oxygen. Therefore, what I've provided above. Good luck everyone with the battles! I wish you the best!
FRED

Wheat Ridge, CO

#4356 Jul 3, 2014
Ling wrote:

I'm now smiling after a two week battle & they're slowly going away. Hope this helps someone, good luck!
Slowly going away doesn't mean anything. Scabies aren't that hard to kill, what you are doing is temporarily lowering your bacterial infection so the skin symptoms go away but they will be back. All that stuff your doing is not needed unless your goal is to make yourself insane. You need to get tested for Lyme disease especially Bartonella.
Ling

San Antonio, TX

#4357 Jul 3, 2014
FRED wrote:
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Slowly going away doesn't mean anything. Scabies aren't that hard to kill, what you are doing is temporarily lowering your bacterial infection so the skin symptoms go away but they will be back. All that stuff your doing is not needed unless your goal is to make yourself insane. You need to get tested for Lyme disease especially Bartonella.
No, I'm aware what I have and I'm a biomed student. I appreciate your concern but I know what I definitely got. As I said, it's different for people and it can go quickly or not depending how bad of an infection you have. I acquired it from my hedgehog and was also given the diagnosis from the vet and a doctor. I'm not insane but I've done some research here and there. And also, I'm not lowering any bacterial infection when I have probiotics and supplements to help me. I'm well off to know what I am doing and I can also say it confidentially.:)
SulfurCure

Hanford, CA

#4358 Jul 7, 2014
Try precipitated sulfur. The key is “precipitated” which is a smaller sulfur particle (precipitated) over larger (sublimed). Available through Mack’s Prarie Wings. It’s called Chigg Away and is about $6.00 per bottle. Does not iritate skin like Sulfur Ointment (Pomada de Azufre).
Based on the study http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15776866 , apply for 6 days, off for 1 week on for 2 days
Worried Mum

Singapore, Singapore

#4359 Jul 8, 2014
Looks like we have managed to get away from the pests, but vigilance is paramount. The last vestiges were in elastic tops of socks and underwear. So make sure these are really boiled and soaked in Washing Soda. Then not worn for 6 weeks. I hope you all get rid of theses things but worry that so many do not treat them and become. Really tormented by them. Remember they are only trying to survive so cut off their life source and they die. 6 weeks from the last bite be extra extra vigilant then hopefully you will beat them
Dying

Toronto, Canada

#4360 Jul 10, 2014
I noticed symptoms almost a year ago , went to my doctor and 5 times she told me it was exima , then when my bf went we were informed it was scabies . I've done two treatments since then . For almost 5 months there was nothing then all of a sudden they showed up again . It is gross and makes me feel uncomfortable , I want them gone ! Please help I don't know what to do anymore this is really driving me insane ..

Since: Oct 09

Fayetteville, NC

#4361 Jul 10, 2014
Ignored Scabie Mite, Crusted Scabies, Norwegian Scabies, & The 7 Year Itch
https://www.facebook.com/groups/6828872150737...

A group that tells you why doctors don't help us get rid of Scabies.
Ling

San Antonio, TX

#4362 Jul 10, 2014
Giving an update after my previous posts, I no longer have it and been treating myself with tea tree oil and peppermint oil, after since it's subsided.... Sure I have my little paranoia but I just have everything here to prevent them to come back again.... I have the inset paranoia where I wash everything with borax and soap... I have my Dr. Bronner's that I use everything for now and I always clean, other than that, I no longer have any issues with scabies. Still, good luck to everyone!

Post: http://www.topix.com/forum/health/scabies/TRI...
Nik the Brick

Birmingham, AL

#4365 Jul 13, 2014
Hi checking back in after a few years. Still alive, still sick but it turns out Morgellons, which is maybe a form of Lyme. Took many antibiotics, artemisinin (take with antioxidants please).... try an herbalist that studies Chinese medicine without the lead and mercury in the herbs....

SCD diet works

Avoid bananas, citrus...try SCD with high inflammation diet avoiding foods that encourage inflammation

Take Nattokinase for biofilm

Have fun

Work on your relationship with God

Walk with him, you are on your own
mattie

Melbourne, Australia

#4369 Jul 15, 2014
Hi Go to your GP and insist he prescribe STROMECTOL its an oral medication works by killing the mite from the inside, it appears that it has a 50 to 70 % success it worked for me along with perm treatment. GGOD LUCK
steph wrote:
hi, i need people's help... me and my boyfriend have been itching for the last 3-4months... he went to the docs and they brushed it off as bed mites or something so we spent a fortune on stuff for that and nothing happened... we both went and they said we had scabies... they gave us Derbac M. you cover your body in it for 24hours then wash it off and the same again a week later. we did this and we're still scratching... i am not allowed to work until im totally cured and i cant afford to take any more time off work... plus, im covered in scabs and blood is always on the bed covers from itching at night. please somebody help me, coz it is actually driving me mad. and you read about these people who have had it for years and i couldnt cope with it. please help. thank you!!
Adana

Midland, MI

#4370 Jul 15, 2014
Family counts the cost of aging
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/health/news/article...

Anna Harper chocked to death because she had Scabies. Call me nuts, then call yourself crazy for not reading up on things before you listen to yourself, other people, and the medical "professional".
Freed

Bennettsville, SC

#4371 Jul 17, 2014
Witch Hazel, Castile soap by Kirks, borax, acne moisturizer and acne mask for face. Scarf at night for hair. Much prayer and don't get too fixated on the cure, it will come in due season.
Freed

Bennettsville, SC

#4372 Jul 17, 2014
Also , when they bite at night. I get in the bathtub and turn the water on the hottest setting and run the area in the hot water. Lather up with the Castile soap and the biting immediately stops. Make sure to moisturize the skin afterwards to prevent drying and cracking.
Nivea

Hollywood, FL

#4373 Jul 25, 2014
I've read that the salt bath don't work, then I read that the salt bath does work... so I took a salt bath ( very salty) scrubbed for about twenty minutes, also rubbing my body down with lots of salt... watch the water closely and you will see the Orange Brown and tiny creatures.. I saw them after letting the water out and a few was left behind... I picked two of the up with tissue and said to my six year old ( who I did not let know what was going on just to be sure) what does
this look like and he said a fish, tthat's when I knew that the salty bath with a little bleach will drive them out. The whole while in the salty water you have to scrub and pray! Now that I know it works I'm going harder tomorrow.
worried mum

Singapore, Singapore

#4375 Jul 25, 2014
just cream up well after the salt bath and boil everything. the last were un the elasticated ares such as sock topsm bras pants. soak in washing soda before washing bag up and keep closed for weeks 6. just be vigilent.
Nivea wrote:
I've read that the salt bath don't work, then I read that the salt bath does work... so I took a salt bath ( very salty) scrubbed for about twenty minutes, also rubbing my body down with lots of salt... watch the water closely and you will see the Orange Brown and tiny creatures.. I saw them after letting the water out and a few was left behind... I picked two of the up with tissue and said to my six year old ( who I did not let know what was going on just to be sure) what does
this look like and he said a fish, tthat's when I knew that the salty bath with a little bleach will drive them out. The whole while in the salty water you have to scrub and pray! Now that I know it works I'm going harder tomorrow.
someone

Miami, FL

#4376 Jul 27, 2014
Casey wrote:
Hi guys
Using bleach for baths. that sounds a bit unsafe. Okay i am thinking of the bleach used for cleaning floors....
what kind of bleach do you all recommend?
Regards, Casey
.... doctors actually recommend a bleach bath it helps with the itching and to help control the spread any bleach will work just use 2-3 cups per bath tub its no different than being in a swimming pool
Adana

Midland, MI

#4377 Jul 27, 2014
http://pmj.bmj.com/content/80/945/382.full Crusted scabies carries a high mortality, with deaths frequently occurring due to secondary sepsis. Sepsis is blood poisoning.
You could have bed bugs

United States

#4379 Aug 4, 2014
steph wrote:
hi, i need people's help... me and my boyfriend have been itching for the last 3-4months... he went to the docs and they brushed it off as bed mites or something so we spent a fortune on stuff for that and nothing happened... we both went and they said we had scabies... they gave us Derbac M. you cover your body in it for 24hours then wash it off and the same again a week later. we did this and we're still scratching... i am not allowed to work until im totally cured and i cant afford to take any more time off work... plus, im covered in scabs and blood is always on the bed covers from itching at night. please somebody help me, coz it is actually driving me mad. and you read about these people who have had it for years and i couldnt cope with it. please help. thank you!!
you could have bed bugs
wayne singh

Auckland, New Zealand

#4381 Aug 9, 2014
my wife told me before she met me her and her chidren had it she just went to her doctor he prescribed a cream they had to cover their body's in for 24 hrs wash all clothes and bedding and everyone living with you in your house or youll just get it back

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