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[BETTER BUT NOT CURED] Can you get scabies on your head and face area? I have been fighting these "things" for almost 3 months. At first itching, then white type if burrowong mite.I have black specks and white substance that keep appearing. And of coarse the itching is intense. Went through 2 rounds of the Rx creams and the oral Ivermectin. All the doctor's I have seen say they are gone. I'm not so sure. How long will I itch? I am using tee tree oil. It seems to help with healing the open wounds with secondary infection. Do you think this sounds like something other than scabies? I drench myself in oil every day. Seems to draw them out. Any suggestions? I am desperate.
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11/22/2008Posted by Arthur (Grundy Center, IA) on 10/01/2008
New to scabies...had them about a week and I need some help. I'm currently waiting on tea tree oil in the mail and I haven't been to the doctor yet, so I thought I'd try some holistic methods before I went that route. I've read some of your posts and I had no idea that I could have them for a year!!! I'm afraid that I have the Norwegian type.Replied by Asdf
07/28/2011Posted by Bobbie (Brooklyn, NY) on 07/16/2008
[YEA] Tea Tree oil, after a bath of baking soda, cured my scabies. The prescription my doctor gave me made my scabies a lot worse so I decided to stop using it. The scabies burrows stung and itched so badly, so after taking a bath I applied tea tree oil on 5 cotton balls and whiped my body down. The itching is gone and my scabs are clean and no longer bleeding from all the previous scratching.Replied by Happily Cured
04/26/2010Posted by Jane (New Jersey) on 02/06/2014
I have a confirmed case of scabies and it has been 8 months of trying to get rid of it. I have tried everything i.e., medicines and natural treatments but none of these cure it only temporary fix. The disease has gone above my neck and is in my hair and I have had them on my face as well. This has been the challenge. I copied down a recipie from Ted's Earth Clinic and wanted to know if this will kill the mites in my hair as well. I'm a little reluctant to use DMSO because I heard controversial things about it. Here is Ted's recipie: Also, have done the Borax & peroxide rinse in the hair. It helps but does not cure it. Below is Ted's recipie. Any other advice would be welcomed. I am at my wits end with this and suffering greatly. A response would be appreciated.
1. How do you measure 2.5%, 4% or 5% I.e. tablespoons or teaspoons?
2. how long do you leave it on and for what duration time?
3. Does this treatment get put on the body as well as the scalp?
Ted's comment: All oils are carrier oils, but their penetrant ability is limited, except for DMSO...I have found castor oil mixed with DMSO to be good - 25% castor oil and 75% DMSO. Then you can mix it with mustard powder, mustard oil, or d limonene at, say, 2.5%. That will take care of killing the mites. Plus, you add, say, 4% or 5% lavender oil. They're the approximate numbers I calculateReplied by Mike62