Witch hazel seems to help and works for how long I really don't know but I rubbed it every where's and it was like every where they was at under my skin they start to crawl out and die I really hope this is the answer to these danf lil bugs because beleave you me they be been driving g me nuts I'll be sitting there watching TV then all of a sudden I see one zoom by or sometimes u got a slow one passing g threw I found them to be different kinds of lil flys I've seen them look like lil red bugs I seen them all black some all white and sometimes I'll try to go ahead and dig them out my skin and it's like they re hard lil bumps when u try to scrap them or they're like lil splinters that hurts like heck when u rub against them or try to pull them out and some are like they are teasing u with their body hanging half out ur skin I've used to nail clippers to try to pull them out I've pulled out huge ones and a bunch of small ones I tell you what's really crazy it's like when u mess with a area where there's a bunch of babies I assume they I guess start warning others and it's like they all start to attact u flying bumping off your face bites me alot on my back and chest bounces off my face crawls on my ears sometimes zips up into my nose I gave to blow them right back out they are very annoying I really hope witch hazel helps u I know it can be embarrassing and annoying because your in public swatting these bugs away and people probably swear your on some kind of dope when your really not it's crazy but I really hope a cure is found really soon I'll keep searching thank you for sharing and proving I'm not crazy lol
Hello!, I would be Extremely grateful to see these pictures of these mystery bugs!!
Thank -you , THANK- YOU :)
Soooooo, what did the doctor say??
My wife and I picked up bed bugs and another insect which looks like sand, lint or hair 4 weeks ago from an airport shuttle. What I am about to tell you is based on my personal observations and research on the the Internet. There have been other discussions of this lint or sand like insect dating back to 2000. They are commonly referred to as "lint bugs" or Morgellons. The medical, scientists and exterminators know nothing about this bug and if you bring it up they will slap a diagnosis of delusional parasitism (crazy person) after 2 minutes. Ironically, I am a physician and never believed it until it happened to me.
Here are some my observations over the last 4 weeks. Their reproduction rate and ease of spread is enormous. I didn't discover them until 2 weeks after our trip and had spread to almost the whole house and both cars and there were millions them. All 3 forms (sand, lint, hair) move and bite and are white before feeding, red after feeding and brown or black when dead. They are ambush feeders like bed bugs and tend to hide near where you frequently are. The places I have found them are the bed, sofas, chairs, the rim of sinks, toilet seat hinges, bathroom counters baseboards. The one exception is hair, and some will actually hide there. They travel in large columns along the baseboard and will follow you if you leave a room vacant for awhile. I believe they are like bed bugs and follow exhaled CO2. They tend to bite on the face, scalp and feet. I think they only crawl but are quite fast and get on shoes and clothing easily. The hair form seems to be able to penetrate thin Cotten clothing but not nylon.
Many of the strategies for bed bugs also work for these lint bugs. The things that seem effective for me are isolation tools (ex mattress cover), heat, chemicals (91% alcohol, EcoRaider) and frequent vacuuming. I have no financial interest in any of the product mentioned. I will preface the next recommendations by saying they are based on my limited personal experience, and it there is some work and cost involved.
1. Protect your bed - we used mattress box spring and pillow covers then spray your mattress sheets with EcoRaider it smells bad but it is natural and nontoxic. It does have a delayed kill effect of several minutes though but it does kill most of them.
2. Protect your head. They seem to like hair but they don't like heat. Use hot water to rinse your hair first but don't burn yourself. Spray your hair and eyebrows with 91% alcohol but don't get it in your mouth or eyes. It's better to do this with your head facing the floor. Massage it into your hair and scalp for a couple of minutes then shampoo and rinse. After drying off, put your towel and the bath mat in the the dryer for 30 minutes on high heat after each use.
3. Protect your feet. A lot of them are in the baseboards of the bathroom and bedroom. We sprayed them with EcoRaider. They seem to be to be able to penetrate Cotten socks. I walked around the house for a day in Cotten socks and the ball of my socks were red with blood. Keep your finger and toenails cut short. Spray your feet with 91% alcohol after your shower. Do not walk around in bare feet or socks in your house. I have boots which I call kill boots which I spray every week inside and out with EcoRaider. It's a delayed kill but anything that crawls up that boot and bites you is going to be a dead soldier.
It's a bug, don't let them beat you mentally or physically and you are not crazy. Fight back. Running won't help because they get into everything, purses, wallets, computers, tablets, basically anything you touch they transfer to. There are numerous reports of people who report they moved and it came with them. Stand and fight. To my medical and scientific colleagues who think this is some form of mental illness, sorry this is real. These things are unclassified because nobody took the time to study them. I gaurantee you my wife and I are not delusional. If you want to study them, send me a PM. We are hopefully close to eradication.
so I read all these posts/ stories and these dam THINGS are very real. ok my question is did you find any relief or whats up? I have read on these fricken THINGS for the past 4-5 months. Whats your story now??
sorry, i just saw ur response!!! I hope yours does not last long,I am going to try a cleanse, antiparatisitic, and have a head dr who believes me, took awhile but he saw them!!!! eh was dumbfounded as to why any other doctor does not have the patience to look, I understand there are ppl who do have delusional paratosis but these damn docs assume anyone with a small bug problem is delusional,i am so sick of it i could scream,if the test comes back positive, I have a chance of getting into NIH, the absolute best place in the ebtire world for reasearching this until they find out exactly what it really is. I pray every second that i will be accepted, will keep posting whats happening, perhaps this will help alot of you folks!!!
Try bathing in bleach water 20 mins a day or raid water. I know this sucks, but I've been there with a similar case.
Hey I've had the same exact thing going on with me. It's. Been going on since spring and had taken nearly everything from me. My eyes is their favorite spot it seems but tend to live under my finger nails. When I **** them off they dart for my fingernails and I hate it. Noseeums? Idk I also discovered I have a mold serious mold problem in my house. Please help
I have this EXACT thing!!! I'm under the care of a doctor and it took me 1 and 1/2 years but I finally beat it!! Ask me anything,, but you might want to email me because I can't navigate this forum--sorry!
Omg. I can't even believe that I'm FINALLY seeing EXACTLY what I've been going through here. Everyone thinks I'm crazy. I KNOW I'm not crazy. These things hurt so bad. I've used steroid cream which does help lose them up. They get sooo bad inside both my nose and ears, even sadly I'm getting bit on my vagina. It stings beyond and I don't know what the hell to do. They are messing with my kids now. My man thinks it's all in my head and that I'm putting it in the kids heads, but i am not. They don't even touch him. IS THERE AN ACTUAL NAME TO THIS DEMON?
Thug bug have u ever found out what they are because me and my 4 year are literally going through the same exact thing!!!! I have literally pulled them from my skin and taken into the doc and they did nothing but throw it away!! They seem to live in my seats of my car and in my carpet. I have pulled them from me and my sons nose and eyes. And the stages I literally have pictures of the different stages of their life. I have had my car pesticide with a bug killed that the man said will kill any type of bug. But when I open my car door the next day these little thing just fly right out? I am going insane and my four year old is experiencing this I can barley handle it and then to think he is going through the same. I’m so happy to hear though that I am not crazy that someone else has experienced the same. I have also found fungal wash helps with feeling like my skin is crawling and the tea tree oil has helped with my ears and nose. But next thing u know they are back. I can’t get rid of whatever this is in my car so everytime I get in it or he does poof we have them on us again. Someone please help to identify these things so I can have my 4 year old treated. He is literally being physically affected by this. He is listless, his legs hurt all the time, won’t eat, He said something is biting him when his poop is coming out. He has dark circles under his eyes and his head hurts all the time. I am desperate to find out what these are because Orkin doesn’t even know. But I know for a fact something is wrong and as a mother seeing myself and my son going through this I’m just feeling like this is my faikt
This is real. I searched forums like this for hours upon hours for the answer and never found one. I found the answer myself through trial and error... I know how debilitating it is and how many people think you're just crazy or on drugs. I felt crazy. Having bugs crawl all over you and every surface in your home and nothing kills them? It's enough to send you insane. It was enough that I seriously considered burning my house down...I almost did when I saw that fire killed them.
So, because I am here and my house didn't get burnt down, I can now give you the remedy. And I confirmed that I wasn't crazy because I pointed them out to my brother one day and he saw them. You had to look long and hard to see them because they're so small...like specs of dust but they move. Knowing they exist and I wasn't imagining it didn't help. Finding something that kills them did.
If you have an Aldi where you are, they sell a bug spray that works. It's black and has on the side that it kills bed bugs. These are NOT bed bugs but it worked. Probably the most toxic spray I've ever encountered but it worked. And then it was prevention - tea tree oil and eucalyptus mixed with boiling water in a spray bottle. Spray every surface and wipe down. I continued this for a year and I haven't seen them for over 4 years now.
I still look for them but they haven't come back. Worst experience of my life. Good luck.
I have the exact same thing going on. I am insistently cleaning and investigating about these little beasts. I don't sleep. I don't eat. I have even lost my job. My best guess is that they are dust mites. IDK. They feel like something stinging the fire out of me. Mainly on my feet and legs. The fact that they mutate into these flying fruit fly looking things is weird. Okay. I did something really off the chain. I took a dust ball and lit it on fire, and BAM one of those flying things came out of it.... A cocoon maybe? HELP. I have gone to 2 derms, primary care provider, urgent care, hospital, they all tell me to go to the psychiatrist. Did that. She said that something was biting me. OKAY. I mean....HELP, please! I have even lost my job .
I can finally say that i am no longer a prisoner to thee thug bug. I have finally been set free. For the past couple weeks ive been looking back on the last 7 months of my life it feels as if it were just a nightmare.
I experienced lint bugs and it is NO JOKE! I went to the hospital over 5 times and they thought i was just on drugs. I was using but it was NOT fake. Here are some things i learned.
1. White specs that look like salt are them alive.
2. Black specs that look like pepper are them dead.
3. Red specs that look like red sand are them feeding.
4 The "little hairs, dust, and lint like things" is what they live on or in.
5.There so small there almost invisible.
6. They live under your nails and in your hair.
7. The hospital cannot treat you for lint bugs or even try just assume your on drugs.
Okay so my experience started in the legs. I felt a pinch and saw a huge bump followed by another and another. So i popped them pr tried and somthing was rockhard was i nside the bump but was too huge to get out unless i tore up a big deap hole. So i couldnt on my legs but eventully it spead all over my body and face. Each bump i tried to cut open. One on my back finally came out with sizzors i used. And a rock white hard pebble came out and there were more behind it i couldnt get those out. After that the pain got worst they grew in my face when i tried to pop it open it was so sharp and hard i couldnt. When i popped them little white sand like gains. Or black. They were stuck attached to the inside of my nails. And when i cleaned my nails they never came out. White skin like things were stuck inside my nails not your normal nail jam. In my eyes sand like grains. They would get stuck behind my hair so it would look like ingrown hairs. They were in my scalp. So much of my hair fell out, i even have a little bold spot. It got in my ears blocked my hearing. The doctors told me i just have dead skin in my ears. The worst was what i felt. The bugs crawling all over me 247 and my clothes every single thing i wore invested in seconds. I would be slapping myself in public feeling them crawl trying to squash them. People would look at me like crazy because they wouldnt see anything. Even my boyfriend got sooo annoyed of me and told me maybe it was drugs. So i stopped using and the bugs got worst it was not that. It was real. What i finally did was throw out everything i own change soaps shower frequently hot water and befpre you get out completely cold
They hate cold
I moved states and bought a whole new wordrobe i have not felt them. I asked the hospital for a steroid and bendryl told them i had a alirgic reaction and now im better. Hope you defeat the thug bug..
They are called a lint bug I have the same problem u are right I have caught some of these I am taking them to my health department today I got them in all stages from larva but cold does kill them are government wants to control the food chain they was dropped more in the warmer climate they attack the fruit groves and vegetables gardens there seems nothing to get rid of them they feed upon sugars so they get in ears eyes bites stings and bores thetas hurt and itch
Have you found out about them lint bugs well for one if ppl say u are crazy you are not I have a little insight on them for you,so far the cold is the only thing that will get rid of them. Your hair, body, wash in cold as cold as u can take it, they hurt when they sting and bite you they can bore there way into the human body I had been having trouble with my eye, I finally got it out and it was them I got out of my eye. but this is what I kinda found out about our wonderful government had put them here they dropped them in a capsule balloons and put different stages of them from the larva to clear up to adult stages and they hatch many but it attacks like are fruits and vegetables the groves and gardens because are government wants control of the food chain I understand that this may seem far fetch but it was told to me by some pretty reliable ppl if u can come up wit a better way to get rid of them please tell me.
Has there been concerns of internally problems or in the feces ?
Balance your vitamins and minerals in your body. Vit c and d3. All Vit b's and magnesium calcium zinc potassium ect. Eat and drink a alkaline diet. It takes time but it is your immune system. You have to build it up to be able to fight any bacteria, fungus or yeast. After s few weeks add glutathione and all anti oxidants. It will feel worse at first. It's just the die off. It will get better. And do some type of exercise to help sweat it out. You will see glitter and white and black flecks come from your skin. That's good because it's coming out. Good luck.
Please if you could email me with any picture, as I just got them, but my daughter had for so long, also any cure you may know to help to stop them, please,, Thank you, Allena pond 1 at g mail . com ( all small letters in name ) Thank you, allena
I just started seeing these bugs my sister tells me I'm crazy there are no bugs omg I'm so happy I found this I can't stand it I'm going crazy what do I do please please help me!!!!!!!
And also take showers and only bath with dawn or any dish soap. And use microfiber rags and throw away afterwards. Get a sleeping bag. And where clothing like jump suit etc.. No cotton products. Even wear like dress socks NO COTTON.....