Collembola/Springtails
lola

New York, NY

#554 Jan 10, 2015
What is it called ? Thanks
Ivan wrote:
Hi. After 3+ years battle with this *** and many mystakes i found best solution for remove parasites from skin. Its common lotion for warm muscles or massage. It must contain "heat" compounds that your skin give "in flame" effect after application. I dont know which compound from this lotions is effective (devils claw, camphor, caspaicin, cinnamon), but this lotion is very helpfull.
Cedar or teatree lotions are not effective as this one.
I has big relief with this cheap solution, my home is clean, but enviroment in work is still problem, probably you know :-( I hope that endurance is solution.
What is it called ? Thanks
lonesome nana

Granbury, TX

#555 Jan 11, 2015
Shock treatment in my bath water, deluted in the wash and deluted on the floor, kills the springtails. Keeping them from coming back is the hard part. FOLLOW Directions!!! Pool shock is strong and will burn. Measure it. No wheat flour, sugar or vegtaables except green beans and such. Low carbs. I can use heavy cream. Arbonne Body Wash kills them on your skin too. Down into the skin is a problem. I think invermectin helped.
sammygirl123

France

#557 Feb 5, 2015
I think I had/have the misfortune to have what appears to be a collembola infestation too.
It all started when I got a new french bf in december who was chronically itchy. He suspected he had scabies so i threw him out and my way of ensuring I wasn't infected was to douse myself in essential oils every day (bad idea - i got dermatitis as a result)
One day mid January I wore this fur jacket (it was insanely cold outside) that's been in storage in a wardrobe in my bathroom for 3 whole years. Sitting in a heated terrace for a drink with the jacket on, I fel somethings biting me all over. It was scary but I didn't tell anyone cus I thought I finally was displaying itchiness from the scabies.
The bites were horrible, I could actually feel this thing drilling into my skin to get underneath it. I got the bites in my nose, on my scalp, all over my legs and arms, in my torslo etc. When I went home, I dumped everything I was wearing into a large plastic bag and threw it straight in the garbage (700 euro worth fur jacket, 300 euro worth boots :()
I tried a salt and vinegar bath, and then coated my body in diatamaceious earth and went to bed. The next day I could SEE these creatures crawling under my skin. There were small bumps on my calf, moving aroundL I could see AND feel them. Convinced I had scabies, I went to the Emergency of a hospital and told them what I thought I had. The idiotic doctor didn't bother to check my skin and just went on to prescribe ivermectin.
By then I was going quiet nuts and took a slightly higher than necessary dose of ivermectin. The next day I thought I was dying along with the bugs inside of me. I had to FORCE myself to breathe, my central nervous system probably coudln't handle it.
In the next few days I displayed symptoms of morgellons - black specks coming out of my pores - in my arms and legs and all over my back. THat's when I realized that it wasn't scabies. I even saw one of the springtails sitting on my laptop screen, a tiny white creature.
Scared , I went to the dermatologist who said said all of this was in my head. I had no scabies of course, and all I had was eczema from the essential oils. This was the worst crisis in my life and I had nowhere to turn to to and nobody to tell what was going on.
In the next few days I fumigated the apartment with indian incense and change sheets every day, had endless baths and showered with sulphur shampoo. I could feel the crawling under my skin but couldn't see anything at that point. I think I got rid of them in the environment in my apartment when I smoked it by accident (my pillow caught fire when I tried to heat it in the oven, resulting in the whole tiny apartment smoking up entirely)
All of that was two weeks ago. Since then, I've taken time off work and tried to deal with this whole pool of crap.
sammygirl123

France

#558 Feb 5, 2015
It seemed to be getting better.
When suddenly in the last few days I've been breaking out with really bad eczema on my left arm and neck. I initially thought it was cus I left neem oil in my hair way too long. THe hives have travelled all the way up to my face. The atopic eczema on my neck is so bad it's red and swollen and my glands hurt when I swallow. I thought neem and coconut oil would help but I sense they made it worse.
After a dose of antihistamines, the rashes that angrily spread all over my neck through to my chest are seeming to calm down, however, I'm not sure I'm in the safe yet.
My question is, if those initial collembola laid eggs in me, how long would they take to hatch? I was hoping the Ivermectin I took the night after getting infected would have killed all the eggs. But now I'm seriously worrying. Starting this morning, I feel a little tingling/buzzing/vibrating in the lower right part of my abdomen. Do you think those things have laid eggs in my internal organs? After two weeks of inactivitiy is it possible they're coming to life?
I'm petrified in my seat right now. I can takethe worst case of eczema any day, I don't want the collembola to come back. If anyone's had this experience, please tell me what you think?
:(

Since: Feb 15

Denver, CO

#565 Feb 26, 2015
Hi everyone! My sister has been going through this nightmare for nearly two years now. I have been helping her the whole time. I work two jobs, no days off and we are broke. I have spent over$40,000 helping her. She works only 10 hours a week but is extremely worried the fungus and collembola is where she is at. She keeps following Megan's recommendations but not much has changed. We have tried everything. The micron, peroxide, borax, sulfur, medications, doctors, you name it! She is going through HELL! We think perhaps her skin type or blood type has something to do with the fact that she isn't getting rid of it as she should with following to the protocol down to the T! She has moved several times but no luck. She has thrown out everything she owns. Now she is going from hotel to hotel staying two nights at each one and changing rooms so she doesn't infect them. Been doing that for 6 weeks now. She cleans everything with alcohol before checking out. She also buys clothes everyday and cuts with scissors what she has worn and throws it the garbage. She has been extremely cautious and very meticulous when cleaning so no one gets infected. She's felt a tiny bit of relief on her legs but she has it everywhere. She moved to the same town I was 6 months after she realized it was collembola. She rented a room on the third floor, I was on the first floor. She worked a full time job then went home to deal with all the cleaning, washing with PCO, wash her hair, body and do treatment with cats claw and cots. Also used the fogger twice a day and slept on an air mattress. She had to move because she was worried about infecting people at work and me and my boyfriend even though we never visited her and she never visited us. She moved out last April and ever since I'm scared to death that the people who moved in to her apartment are infected. We share a laundry room but I stopped using it when she moved out. Into to another building to do wash She used other buildings Landry room so my boyfriend and I wouldn't get the infection. She feels crawling EVERYWHERE! We only hope that changing rooms from hotel to hotel works since the environment is not infected. She keeps doing the whole protocol from Megan's site and we hope this nightmare ends soon!!! We feel extremely sorry for those going through this!!!

Since: Oct 14

Woodbine, MD

#566 Mar 1, 2015
Clover Heart wrote:
Hi everyone! My sister has been going through this nightmare for nearly two years now. I have been helping her the whole time. I work two jobs, no days off and we are broke. I have spent over$40,000 helping her. She works only 10 hours a week but is extremely worried the fungus and collembola is where she is at. She keeps following Megan's recommendations but not much has changed. We have tried everything. The micron, peroxide, borax, sulfur, medications, doctors, you name it! She is going through HELL! We think perhaps her skin type or blood type has something to do with the fact that she isn't getting rid of it as she should with following to the protocol down to the T! She has moved several times but no luck. She has thrown out everything she owns. Now she is going from hotel to hotel staying two nights at each one and changing rooms so she doesn't infect them. Been doing that for 6 weeks now. She cleans everything with alcohol before checking out. She also buys clothes everyday and cuts with scissors what she has worn and throws it the garbage. She has been extremely cautious and very meticulous when cleaning so no one gets infected. She's felt a tiny bit of relief on her legs but she has it everywhere. She moved to the same town I was 6 months after she realized it was collembola. She rented a room on the third floor, I was on the first floor. She worked a full time job then went home to deal with all the cleaning, washing with PCO, wash her hair, body and do treatment with cats claw and cots. Also used the fogger twice a day and slept on an air mattress. She had to move because she was worried about infecting people at work and me and my boyfriend even though we never visited her and she never visited us. She moved out last April and ever since I'm scared to death that the people who moved in to her apartment are infected. We share a laundry room but I stopped using it when she moved out. Into to another building to do wash She used other buildings Landry room so my boyfriend and I wouldn't get the infection. She feels crawling EVERYWHERE! We only hope that changing rooms from hotel to hotel works since the environment is not infected. She keeps doing the whole protocol from Megan's site and we hope this nightmare ends soon!!! We feel extremely sorry for those going through this!!!
Did u get overreacting-I
Ivermectin is the best medication and most effective -we are three sister who have had mites for 7 months -our father just passed away with scabies(mites) we had all the symptoms u described -did she use ivermectin -If not -get some and look up ICUs protocol
wmarske3

Mount Airy, NC

#567 Apr 20, 2015
Shelly wrote:
PPS-- Blow dry your hair after every shower, too! I found this out way too late...
.......Shelly, I would like to talk to you..
lola

New York, NY

#568 Apr 20, 2015
marylandscabies wrote:
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Did u get overreacting-I
Ivermectin is the best medication and most effective -we are three sister who have had mites for 7 months -our father just passed away with scabies(mites) we had all the symptoms u described -did she use ivermectin -If not -get some and look up ICUs protocol
Do you have a link to ICU protocol ? Can not find, Thank you !

Since: Oct 14

Woodbine, MD

#569 Apr 23, 2015
lola wrote:
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Do you have a link to ICU protocol ? Can not find, Thank you !
Go on to curezone.com and search scabies and then ICU
Shelly

Georgetown, TX

#572 Jun 12, 2015
marylandscabies wrote:
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Did u get overreacting-I
Ivermectin is the best medication and most effective -we are three sister who have had mites for 7 months -our father just passed away with scabies(mites) we had all the symptoms u described -did she use ivermectin -If not -get some and look up ICUs protocol
I'm here, if I can still help...
Shelly

Georgetown, TX

#573 Jun 12, 2015
wmarske3 wrote:
<quoted text>.......Shelly, I would like to talk to you..
Oops! Meant to post to you... I'm here, if I can still help...

Since: Mar 15

Location hidden

#574 Jun 12, 2015
Shelly wrote:
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Oops! Meant to post to you... I'm here, if I can still help...
I need to google this springtale and collembella cause me and dog is suffering idk if scabies or not i just now got my enviroment calmed down by constant vaccuming mopping plus spraying with raid and using alot of productd here on topix ive used permerine 4 times and resorted to horse paste ive got SBG luckily by cody who helped me but haven used yet caz been trying to google thinhs plus clean up
Shelly

Georgetown, TX

#575 Jun 12, 2015
wannaemgone2 wrote:
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I need to google this springtale and collembella cause me and dog is suffering idk if scabies or not i just now got my enviroment calmed down by constant vaccuming mopping plus spraying with raid and using alot of productd here on topix ive used permerine 4 times and resorted to horse paste ive got SBG luckily by cody who helped me but haven used yet caz been trying to google thinhs plus clean up
Hi wanna... Springtails hop like fleas and tend to be where fungus and/or moisture are. They don't bite, but they have a forked tail that feels like a bite when they jump off of you. If vacuuming has helped, you most likely have some sort of mite in your home, as mites crawl and vacuuming usually helps a bit...
Scratches

Bronx, NY

#576 Jun 12, 2015
Shelly wrote:
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Hi wanna... Springtails hop like fleas and tend to be where fungus and/or moisture are. They don't bite, but they have a forked tail that feels like a bite when they jump off of you. If vacuuming has helped, you most likely have some sort of mite in your home, as mites crawl and vacuuming usually helps a bit...
Shelly are still clear of springtails? How long did you have them?
Scratches

Bronx, NY

#577 Jun 12, 2015
Scratches wrote:
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Shelly are still clear of springtails? How long did you have them?
Are you still clear? Sorry typing on my phone

Since: Mar 15

Location hidden

#578 Jun 13, 2015
Shelly wrote:
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Hi wanna... Springtails hop like fleas and tend to be where fungus and/or moisture are. They don't bite, but they have a forked tail that feels like a bite when they jump off of you. If vacuuming has helped, you most likely have some sort of mite in your home, as mites crawl and vacuuming usually helps a bit...
Thank you shelly...so this is another monster you cant see? I just know before i have stepped like in kitchen and feel that sharp prick feeling but nuthing but also when i have bathed dog ive looked where ive felt something and see a few red specks there i think whats happened i had scabies but was also dealing with another type of mite?all of this is scary
Shelly

Richmond, TX

#579 Jun 13, 2015
Scratches wrote:
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Shelly are still clear of springtails? How long did you have them?
Hi Scratches and Wanna... We were pretty much clear of the springtails when I originally posted this back in 2013. We had a few stragglers still but the chemical took care of them. The main thing that helped, though, was getting on a prescription antifungal for a few months. Initially, I went to a minor emergency clinic on abusy Friday night and told the PA that I had a fungal problem with my scalp... That I'd had it before and I needed antifungals. That got me a month of them, i believe. Then I found a PA who was willing to help me and she gave me another couple of months of a different antifungal. All of the treatments that I tried off of the internet wrecked my skin and scalp and I still felt immense crawling... No doubt, it was a fungal infection... And the springtails were hanging out in my hair because of that (I actually combed one out of my hair in the shower). Anyhoo, I realize now it was mites as well as springtails in the beginning. We've got rat mites and bird mites in a house we bought a few months ago. I wish you all the luck in fighting these things. If I can help in any way, I'm here... Trying to figure out how to get these MFers off of me and my daughter.
Shelly

Richmond, TX

#580 Jun 13, 2015
wannaemgone2 wrote:
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Thank you shelly...so this is another monster you cant see? I just know before i have stepped like in kitchen and feel that sharp prick feeling but nuthing but also when i have bathed dog ive looked where ive felt something and see a few red specks there i think whats happened i had scabies but was also dealing with another type of mite?all of this is scary
Hi Wanna... Yeah, the pin prick feelings and little red dots are a big indicator for me. When nothing is bothering me, I don't feel those pin pricks and get new red dots. Sounds like your pup has something on it, too. You might want to wear crocs in your home so they don't attack the bottom of your feet... I always sprayed mine down in the shower with 91% alcohol at night... And then rinse and dry. The crocs will keep them off of your feet. If you feel like they are IN your feet, not just biting ON your feet, the sulfur ointment helps. You can find it in the hispanic hair care section at Walmart. Pomada de azufre. Just slather that on your feet and cover with socks. It feels gross, but it gets rid of the bugs in/on your feet... And any rough skin goes away, too, after a week or so... So that's a plus.:)
Scratches

Bronx, NY

#582 Jun 14, 2015
Shelly wrote:
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Hi Scratches and Wanna... We were pretty much clear of the springtails when I originally posted this back in 2013. We had a few stragglers still but the chemical took care of them. The main thing that helped, though, was getting on a prescription antifungal for a few months. Initially, I went to a minor emergency clinic on abusy Friday night and told the PA that I had a fungal problem with my scalp... That I'd had it before and I needed antifungals. That got me a month of them, i believe. Then I found a PA who was willing to help me and she gave me another couple of months of a different antifungal. All of the treatments that I tried off of the internet wrecked my skin and scalp and I still felt immense crawling... No doubt, it was a fungal infection... And the springtails were hanging out in my hair because of that (I actually combed one out of my hair in the shower). Anyhoo, I realize now it was mites as well as springtails in the beginning. We've got rat mites and bird mites in a house we bought a few months ago. I wish you all the luck in fighting these things. If I can help in any way, I'm here... Trying to figure out how to get these MFers off of me and my daughter.
So Shelly you have rodent and bird mites now? If so sorry to hear that. I tired the antifungal meds and they did not help. I feel these intense biting feeling but I don't see anything on my skin...then I will feel a burning sensation and see a scratch line on my hand. I'm trying the body wash from skin mites website. No one in my family feels these things but me...so confused what I am plagued with

Since: Mar 15

Location hidden

#583 Jun 14, 2015
wannaemgone2 wrote:
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Thank you shelly...so this is another monster you cant see? I just know before i have stepped like in kitchen and feel that sharp prick feeling but nuthing but also when i have bathed dog ive looked where ive felt something and see a few red specks there i think whats happened i had scabies but was also dealing with another type of mite?all of this is scary
Omgosh this has happened to me n i grabed bleach

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