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Scabies or something else?

It started about six months ago when I relocated from a Southern California desert to Crosby, Texas. Couple years earlier I left my motorhome in a friend's backyard in Crosby while I went to take care of business in the Mojave Desert. When I came back to Crosby I straightened up the master bedroom in my motorhome and laid down in front of the window unit and ran the air conditioner blowing on the crown of my head. So the next morning I noticed my scalp was a little itchy but I didn't think much of it, I thought I just needed to shower.

So my head got even more itchy over the next week or so to the point where I started wondering if I may be picked-up head lice somewhere. I didn't see any lice but I went ahead and bought lice treatment anyway and treated with it. I got a little relief, for a minute. It seems like they were starting to grow in my nose and I still constantly pick tiny gooey grey balls from my nostrils and my head constantly flares up and itches like crazy!

So I blasted them with bleach upon taking a flight back to California to take care of some other business and the problem seemed to resolve until the very hour I stepped back into Texas!

So I went back to doing lice treatment, it seemed like I was getting control but then I put on an old shirt one morning and boy let me tell you whatever was in that shirt spread on my body like wildfire! I did the lice treatment again but my showers were nearing 2 and 3 hours a piece to seem to bring it under control again.

I started noticing pimples breaking out on my hands and wrists and lower legs and when I would scratch them the tiny scab would come off and the things would bleed profusely! Let me reiterate, if I pick a scab it would bleed and not want to stop! Blood would come gushing out of any tiny scab anywhere, no matter how small, immediately, GUSHING OUT and would be nearly impossible to stop for the space of 5 to 10 minutes!

Okay so I began Ivermectin, bleach, sarcoptic mange medicine in the form of sprays and shampoos, I've been through Permethrin, demon insecticide, diatomaceous earth, Ajax, Gold Bond powder, neem oil, tea tree, clove oil, pine oil, cedar oil, olive oil, even prayer! NOTHING IS WORKING!  

Whatever it is lives in clothes for months! Whatever it is lives in buildings for months! It doesn't need a host evidently, it likes damp. It acts and looks just like scabies! All the articles say scabies dies within 3 to 4 days away from a host, and also says they die under high heat but I have nearly melted my clothes cooking them in the dryer only to have whatever this is STILL VERY MUCH ALIVE in the clothes!

Bleach seems to be the only thing that has any kind of effect but the stuff just keep coming right back!

The only other thing that gives me quick temporary relief is Icy Hot.

Icy Hot and Bleach is keeping me from killing myself but the problem is getting worse!

PLEASE HELP!!!
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You’re not alone. I’m dealing with the same exact thing right now. This has been going on for 5 months now. We’ve been to doctors and dermatologists and all of them do nothing to help except  prescribe us ivermectin and permethrin which has not worked.
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We are dealing with the same going on 4 months. Did you get rid of it and how? Please help
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I believe this to be a rapid sporing fungal organism that has been geoengineered. In the skin of morgellons patients they have found spirochetes and hpylori. this shouldn't be possible.

The main organism is able to grow rapidly in the environment and is motile (moves). Things that kill it include lemon juice, borax and lysol / dettol.
Cover yourself with salt water until you can start ted's borax remedy at earth clinic - drink some in water and take borax baths with epsom salts. Clothes washing -  you need to soak them in the washing machine with salt, borax and add two caps of lysol and lint roll. Keep clothes in bags for now. When I added laundry softener and then put the clothes in the dryer so much of this blue fibrous material clumped together.

DO NOT GIVE UP. You will get better. Replace xylitol for sugar and get tested for lyme as it is likely you have that and there are lots of protocols to treat that too. Good luck!
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I’ve washed my clothes in borax and they’re still in my clothes.
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Hi! Wondering if you ever found anything else out since? .. Your post caught my attention bc I was first exposed to this at my moms house near Crosby. She described a few of the symptoms and I thought she was being dramatic until I got it. I have it much worse than her now  and I have had it for a few years now. I tried so many things with no relief so I stopped wasting my money. Just try to keep things clean and try not to think about it too much i noticed when I was constantly stressing over it seemed to be worse..but still have a few of the scabs at any given time that bleed outrageously and itchy scalp with weird lint stuff. I think it might be some type of fungus bc I got a little magnifier thing and never seen anything actually moving besides little fibers they move which I think are fungal fibers. Doctors don’t help at all. Or if they do I haven’t found one.
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Bird mites….may have a nest somewhere
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. Try Febendazole, Available Amazon Merex Brand. Try in one area 1st before bed.  
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Dealing with something also. There’s 65 species of Demodex alone. For some reason med only recognizes two for humans. I think differently.
It can take a very long time like minimum of 4 months to get under control and even longer. Consistency and trails with errors. My issue I am facing is the bacteria these suckers put off is causing stomach and intestinal damage.

But here is what I have found to help.

For hair use Neutrogena T-Sal, apply little bit at a time to scalp to ensure coverage. Let sit for 5 minutes before lathering.

Soak in hot bath 30 minutes daily at night . MSM powder or magnesium flakes, borax and baking soda. Washing body Use Sulfur Soap and High Concentration of Tea Tree Soap.

For Open wounds and daily face care: after the washing of sulfur soap and tea tree soap hit open wounds with hydrogen peroxide. Wash again two soaps and dry. With Q-Tip apply Ivermectin (tiny dab) and even add cold pressed Castor Oil after the ivermectin. Let that soak and dry in. if you have a sore that is still weeping powder, I use monkey butt non-talcum. I apply with a small makeup or paint brush.
(I am just now adding Fenbendazole (tiny bit with Q-Tip); anything that ends zole is an anti fungal. i.e. jock itch cream, yeast infection cream etc. I’m seeing it help to drying and clearing it up. And works best if not adding with ivermectin.)

Wash all bedding in hot water and frequently. Definitely with Borax.

I just remembered about this stuff and haven’t tried yet but saw a video a few years ago and supposedly it can be used anywhere inside and outside. Animal and human safe. Kills mites, ticks, fleas. Cheapest at Walmart.

“Harris Products Group Diatomaceous Earth Food Grade Natural”

I am not a doctor and this is only sharing my experiences of trail and errors. When you suffer you find answers.  They hate heat and sulfur soap, hydrogen peroxide, weak to outer shell, tea tree soap paralyzes, ivermectin kills.. the rest I am discovering.
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That’s exactly right! Bird mites. I was getting long black hairs that wasn’t supposed to be there and used tea tree funga liquid soap and they all disappeared so did the itching and scabs fell off . Did this just once so I’ll continue using it to get the sand feeling off my head. I lost 30 pounds in 2 1/2 months so I was dispret for something to work as all doctors said it was a mental issue- well all 3 of us couldn’t be mentally ill at the same time with the same issues. They completely disappointed me and the way we were talked down to ! This has been going on for 5 months with absolutely zero help. Try the funga soap it’s giving me hope.
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Well so far nothing has helped only worse, I believe it’s bird mites or no see ums - they fly out of my hair when I shake my head. It’s making my body shake and hand numb also feet feels like sand . I’ve tried everything and nothing works.
Convinced it’s not bird mites but maybe a fungus mite. Still have sandy sores on the head. Just can’t get rid of it.
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I threw out most of my clothes to not get infected over and over.
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I have that itchy crawling feeling all over my body , tried everything but tonight I decided to try tea tree funga soap that seemed to take off a lot of the scaly sandy feeling , so far not itching on the head or body sure hope this is the remedy. I’ll keep at it and know for sure.
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I had the same problem. Did same treatments permethrin lotions, ivermectin pills….lice treatments….etc etc etc. wash everything washable store in air right containers or vacuum sealed bags, put mattress in bed bug encasements, check all around inside and outside of house for bird nests. My child put one near the outside dryer vent and that’s how my fiasco/nightmare started. I’m still having PTSD from it!
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Oh don’t forget to vacuum 2-3xs a day empty vacuum right away in garbage can outside and clean everything not washable/dryable with bleach and water or rubbing alcohol
Oh don’t forget to vacuum 2-3xs a day empty vacuum right away in garbage can outside and clean everything not washable/dryable with bleach and water or rubbing alcohol
We are dealing with the same how did you get rid of it and treatment. Please help
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