Well, after just 5 days of using oil all over my body I was done with that messy stuff, and it was irritating to my skin. Am I correct in assuming that, since there will have been no “human host” in my house for 8 days, the mites will have died off and I am “safe” to return home? The employees are endangering other people. Perhaps a little actual research before proclaiming your information as gospel? From what I understand it is because they feed off of it and become invigorated when it is in their system. So, yes, there is life after scabies. These are microscopic mites that can only survive on the skin of humans. It sounds strange to spray yourself down with what is essentially cattle dip, but if you’ve looked around online you’ve no doubt come across “cures” that involve putting much stranger things on – and in – your body. Use daily for 2-3 weeks suggested. I did this for 8 months with my girlfriend and she didn’t get my scabies. Read on. Head lice, bed bugs, scabies and dust mites attack their host in different ways, yet they can all be eradicated from a home in similar ways. This will cost you less than 50 bucks. Clove oil sounds tempting. Are they very dangerous because I read somewhere that if left untreated they can lead to sepsis and/or other severe problems? Those bugger just burrow under. But didn’t need it (I thought) But two weeks later we are home and my other daughter has them. They said the scabies were still present. If you are treating with permethrin just avoid other natural treatments to help ease your skin. I would also use a corticosteroid ointment I was prescribed for my eczema (doc encouraged me to use it). Good luck everyone, and trust your medication! We didnt even have many visual signs. Thanks Loren for the comprehensive list and forum. I was making progress with treatment until I slept in a long sleeve t-shirt. Some of it I think was user error. If you have those then you know you’re in for it. I have told everyone to please do a quick internet search but they are all insisting they are symptom free, even though I have seen them rubbing, scratching and one fellow employee is covered in bumps. Is there anyone that can email me and answer some questions about scabies? Holding it up to light source (without microscope) tiny white/transparent ‘dots’ are visible. Just use small amounts. I can’t read all the comments -just not enough time in the day. It was truly helpful among all this nonsense out there. The only way I got rid of scabies was by heat of 122 degrees or over for 45 minutes in an infrared sauna. It is well worth looking at ‘The Healthy Skin Program’ (of the Northern Territory of Australia). BTW, the sulfur/lard treatment also works for mange on pets. Or did you put it back in the washer/dryer afterwards after bagging them up for 5 months? They came in thinking it was scabies, agreed with me, gave us the scripts, and home we went to start! Take the Permethrin treatment (overnight), put all the clothing I wore up till then in a sealed plastic (ziplock) bag, and put on the “safe” clothing. Although we have washers and dryers on site, they were just too costly to use. But, I don’t care. The key is to do one treatment night one. If i found a cure it would be the happiest day of my life and i would sell the cure for free… because i dont want anybody to live like me. Read my information below. People have posted such great cures but how do we know that they haven’t just been cured for 2-3 weeks only to have it return? Scabies gone. Tip #2) Avoid spreading Scabies from person to person (it’s easy to spread), Tip #3) On using bleach for Scabies (bleach baths). Just to be safe. I was reading the reviews on Amazon and it sounded like the answer. This is the Durvet intended for external use on cattle; it’s “cattle dip” or more accurately, cattle stripe-on treatment. Literally within ten minutes I started having a sensation all over as though little things were popping up out of my pores. I have used DMSO & Turpentine at a 1:5 ratio on the mite burrows with some success, but at the end of the day, one of the challenges we all face is skin sensitivity. I especially want to share that one with the community because it really does feel fantastic and could be worth using both at the initial stages as well as again once one has thoroughly finished their scabies protocol or whatever to get rid of the supposed post treatment ir post scabies itches that cause so many doubts in a recovering patient, because it kills mites as well as soothes itches. First of all, natural oils, homeopathy (i’m not knocking homeopathy in general, just for scabies), and immune system cures do not work as a complete cure. Hope everyone gets rid of these Nasty mites! They’ll live for 2 days on towels, bedding, clothes, and even fabric chairs and couches. My opinion. Ideas??? There is one huge predicament I have though, and that is, I have 14 paralyzed cats I cannot and will not give away for adoption. I”m almost better. And be sure no one else uses your towels. I was fortunate in that I live alone so there was no chance of me getting re-infested by someone else in the household. I’m very sorry that you’ve been stuck with this miserable condition for so long. But it exploded!! (QUESTION 3) I seen where some people say avoid a sofa or store clothes or non-washable items away somewhere, in the house, but I’ve seen where some say the scabies will just crawl off to find you again. But also, too much tea tree oil can also be caustic. . 15mins. That’s as frutrating as the mites, trying to figure out what’s going on, thinking you’re crazy or a dummie. So, clean them properly. It would be nice to not have to deal with chemicals like permeth if possible. My heart goes out to you i have this thing too you are not alone. All these horror stories are so frightening. These will thoroughly disinfect your carpet and leave them clean as the first time you bought them. While it’s important to be vigilant and treat yourself extensively, it is also important to keep aware that you could be ruining your skin with too many treatments. I was so paranoid I thought I had new bites everyday, but in reality was probably extra allergic reactions and my skin fighting the contamination. If you have an infestation like i did, the effers will come crawling out of your skin. Please help…. Leave another reply if you have questions or comments. I took it multiple times without any ill effect. This can happen with incessant scratching. Theses are not from new infestation but a result from the ” dead mite dust” which induce an immunoglobulin A reaction : basically the body react like someone is allergic to peanuts, to the allergen contained from the “mite ” skeletons. Then drip dry. The little white transparent dots are different than the grey dots. I have tried ALL the stuff mentioned …no cure. Buy this stuff. For all the people suffering with scabies, I am one of the “survivors” in a fairly short time (more or less 8 weeks). your comment was very helpful. Also going to have my kids go stay with her …doing the permetherin cream after showering and her throw their close in hot washing machine immediately giving the clean clothes she’ll have had up there for a week before. I also have none on my waist, my fingers or toes. In almost everything I have read it says that the treatment of yourself and everyone around you is imperative in eradicating them. How to Boost Your Immune System for Scabies. Thank you for your posts. It’s ALL Permethrin. Your skin will be so irritated it will take even longer to recover until you feel you will have scabies forever. Mites die. This is my route also, 63 years old and never had a bug in my life, traveled across country and came back with this hell of scabies. I?m wondering if Little Miss Essential Oils up there works for one of the MLMs that sells that untested garbage that has filled up ERs across the country with children effected by moronic parents trying to cure all sorts of ailments with such moronic alchemy. I certainly hope I have warded off the re-infestation thing! My goal is to help you understand the procedure for treating the condition, how to make sure you don't get re infested and show you ways you can heal your skin once you are cured. which proved futile. Man I gotta complain, I?m pregnant. Im scared of doing it but I know I have to. Do I have to quit my job. She has long hair rather than short fur. Then debride the skin and bumps where the bugs are. After the first treatment, the itching was so intensified I though I was one of the horror stories I read on the internet. OH Froze my shoes, and often just put then up for several days because frankly, I’m a single stay at home mom with a special needs toddler, we dont go out much ^.^ Shouldn’t three days untouched do the job with the shoes? Tip #17) Bag up most of your clothes (to limit laundry usage), Tip #18) Use good detergents (and thorough wash cycles). No scabies cannot kill you. Have you yourself been cured of scabies by using tea tree oil? Scabies is scabies. So they are now permethrin resistant scabies. When I found out what I had. Tip #37) Utilize forums on the web that talk about scabies. For instance, Permethrin Clothing Spray (spray it anywhere, not just on clothes. About the size of a period at the end of a sentence or bigger. PLEASE HELP ME! (QUESTION 4) I’ve seen lots of written advice, online, about using disinfectant spray for hard surfaces but I called Lysol & they also said their sprays, etc do NOT work on scabies. Required fields are marked *, Wholesale Inquiries: Distributions@numbskin.com. I’d recommend washing the bedding beforehand, just to be extra precautionary. … Univ entomologist told me that researchers don’t know a lot about mites, too small to study, human evirons complicated, variable. This is what seems to finally knock them down. I taped it to a clear CD, and took it to my Dr. This was what I had to work with at time. I assume the more dead mite dust, the most spread, and it’d be easy to think you’re reinfected. Great work. And I applied it extensively over a long period of time. You can get the food quality one and ingest it, if you have internal mites. If severely overused bleach can be absorbed in enough quantity to cause internal damage.? To those folks, I say: be strong and educate yourself. If you can roll up whatever carpet in your house and keep it rolled up until well after the infestation is over with. Buy a 12 pack of fresh white socks too. That’s when I started realising that anything would trigger intense itching such a fly just laying on my skin for a few seconds or having something that would trigger higher histamine levels (e.g. Yes, you becoming a pickle. If you don’t have much money to spend on this condition then just go straight for the permethrin and ivermectin cure. I took it home, measured out the correct dose by weight, diluted it down with distilled water to a 1.25% solution, put it in a spray bottle, stood in the shower and sprayed down every square inch of my body & let it dry. This is HORRIBLE. Will this work? Is it normal to see all of these black specs and red specs appearing all over my skin after the permethrin ointment is applied? My main point of infestation is my forearms. I think I will invest in a hand-held steam cleaner. Utilize your freezer to disinfect your shoes and small things overnight. They have an excellent program for treating in remote areas. Ok the so called medical experts are really in the dark and i wouldnt regard them as the holy grail for information. In this case going overkill will serve you far more than underdoing it. I can't seem to get rid of a scabies infection I picked up a couple of months ago. Call on Him in prayer, and explain to him your situation/condition and let Him guide you. We set ours to 138 and stayed in for 45 minutes. Test spots of the oils so that I knew if there were reactions. This bug I got from working in dirty Houston hospital. However, it's rare for someone to be infected in this way. Besides being diligent, I think being determined and having the mind-set that you will overcome it really helps. I used the steamer on jeans, my wool coats (it’s winter here in Australia), shoes, curtains and added another step to my nightly bed routine: Steam cleaning my carpet, mattress, pillows and duvet. After the first treatment you need to treat yourself again for 7 days and continously clean your house wash clothes/blankets .. bedding daily. my scabies was cured with MMS Solution. Animals like dogs do not spread scabies to human but they can spread animal scabies if ahuman comes in closecontact with them. Shaking hands or a brief hug usually does not lead to transmission. For Non-US, you can call us at: +1 (832) 930-4777. Vacuumed and threw away the bag, and I’m going to do that again today. Hello. And for us, a cure is what matters most. Unfortunately, bleach baths will not cure you of scabies. If anybody has anything to add or suggest, especially tge Loren, i welcome your input. The bugs are in their cycle. You can wash your eyelids, ear canals, up your nose, etc. Thankfully I found your site and ordered 2 bottles (1 to make into cream and the other to treat my dogs and home) I poured some of the solution into our carpet cleaner instead of the usual cleaning solution. But also I’ve experienced and heard from MANY people who not only passed the bugs onto their immediately family, but also their friends, co-workers, their gym – even their community at large. That can … She asked do you still live at —– I realized this is probably the dog. Stay at home, take some day-off. 2. Don’t know what to do. plus i don’t like the idea of putting pesticides on my skin. I had it thrice at my earlier stages of life for the a shorter duration. Said once should do it. I think it was because I was taking a lot of epsom salt baths and they were floating to the top. So, awesome, thank you. I just want to say I agree about what you are saying! It’s liquid, blue in color, so if you got something sticky or gooey, you didn’t buy Durvet ivermectin POUR ON. My head I have a couple spots. The human itch mite called Sarcoptes scabiei can survive for as long as 1 to 2 months on a person. Hi Isa. So there was no itchy, no itchiness at night, just bumps, I was again crazy why they are on my skin. This is just a big no-no. I will try that with my hats as well. It is time proven to be effective. That is good news, indeed! I’m thinking besides these remedies the only way to kill these bugs is to kill the host. Is this normal? In addition, I followed the cleaning regimins mentioned. I agree that a positive attitude is key. I am attacking this from all angles and unfortunately the cream is not something I can do. I am thankful that there is a site like this to help one another threw this horrible thing. I have a German-style dagger scar across my forehead from taking ivermectin and using heavy amounts of permethrin. Scabies contagious. They feed off dead skin cells, and oils, they burrow deep into skin. We treated our 2 cats for scabies (which included months of boarding them so we would not have to give them up, as we had read so many instances of re-infection caused by pets). (QUESTION 5) Are scabies dangerous? I recognize I might be just at my minds unimaginative end. When I would get a post scabies bump suddenly I’d start feeling the sensation of being bitten again, but it just wasnt the case. The mix is now known as ‘saturated borate’. Best is Sea of spa sulphur soap available in Amazon.co.uk, but ships from Israel and takes some time. Scabies mites are too small to be seen with the naked eye. . Yes, Clorox would definitely work. I wholeheartedly agree in many ways. So after 3 month of having new bumps I went to the skin center to test new bumps for skin scraping. I now have sulfur to add to creams, shampoos, hair conditioners at call it 10 %. The final nail in the coffin. The only thing in the Durvet is ivermectin & alcohol. Yes this made me quiver but me and my daughter both seen them. Put Perm in my cream rinse for hair, bed, put a capful of the Perm in the multipule loads of wash in hot, dry on extra hot, and also using sulfer cream on hot spots on body, as well as sprayed all shoes worn. Felt the pins and needles of the larvae doing their thing. So, it becomes absolutely necessary to get rid of these mites from every corner of your house. Dear Admin: in what method did you apply and use the two: iver, and Perm? Do a search for naturalginesis.com for unsolicited testimonials. I am seriously about to go insane because I can’t take much more. If I got infected with scabies I have effectively ruined mine and my family’s life. I have 6 tubes of permethrin for me and my gf ready to go for 3 consecutive was and enough ivermectin for both of us as well, but I don’t want to start until I have a solid cleaning plan in play as this will be my 6th time doing this, and each time before I thought I had cleaned well enough then. Ivermectin and Permethrin are the most effective cure. The following remedy is for all tile or concrete floors. I understand that the scabies die at 25 minutes. I saved mine in a plastic baggie so people whether it be family members or my doctor doesnt think Im crazy! It surround the mites. Mites. REMEMBER, you MUST treat after 7 days AGAIN!! The sulfur does work. A good product to use for this is Sulfur8 Shampoo. The put me in ICU in a saferoom for a month with less than a five percent chance of living. During these latter episodes, I think I can see mine: they are vanilla or black pepper. I went back to the mediclinic and talked to a different nurse who said she couldn’t diagnose skin conditions. Because of my lack of understanding, she applied 4 times over 3 days. They were getting stronger and stronger from products the Vet prescribed and he was a strictly indoor cat. If you decide to drink take notice of the degree of your itching. But burroughs not ok? However I was able to eradicate bed bugs naturally (it took a good month) so I have faith that I will defeat this darn bug too. DONT DO THAT! About a month later I took my son to the ten minute clinic at Walgreens for a sore throat one weekend. I might also have the hair clasp mite, cheyletelia, walking dandruff. To make things easier just bag up the majority of your clothes and only keep an essential wardrobe. It can be easy to get the mites on surfaces for others to pick up.To stop the spread get a disinfectant spray and use it on all surfaces that you’ve touched. I say substance for lack of better word. I have taken heavy dosages of ivermectol tabs that also failed. I used tights both times we used the Permethrin. I was moving to a different country and I was sure I would have to treat myself again once I had settled down. Right now I’m living in a bug house with no furniture. Your info was very helpful I am glad to see some really good advice for all of us that are suffering. (gotta be careful not to add too much of these liquids though or it will be runny. can I use permethrin + ivermectin on my face? My doctor gave me Ivermectin tablets and crotamitin cream and of course told me to wash all my clothes in boiling hot water. Take borax, hydrogen peroxide, & distilled water. Add more & stir until borax doesn’t dissolve anymore. Over the next couple months I unknowingly continued to carry around mites which led to a couple of my good friends getting infected themselves. I really do not itch much and this I am just a symptomatic. I also use the sharp tip to dig on the bumps and dig the bugs out. Rough scrubbing where you know they are. I’m educated and confident when I go into their clinic. In my case I found washing and drying doesn’t kill them. Avoid prolonged close contact with people who have scabies, and if you live someone who has a confirmed case of scabies, Dr. Friedman recommends being treated for scabies. Learn their life cycle: every time I say well I have won and they are gone, they must be fooling me, or mating, because within hours I have an army on my outer skin surfaces. I cover all bases! Streptococci and staphylococci have been isolated from skin burrows as well as from mite faecal pellets, suggesting that the mites themselves may contribute to the spread of pathogenic bacteria. Yuck. If you are not a proponent of ivermectin or permethrin, may I ask what you recommend as a cure for scabies? Outcome? 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