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April 13, 2016

Hi SpottyFace, How have you been doing? Is the Fenbendazole working for you? What kind are you taking and how much/how often? My symptoms started getting worse so I started dosing with the Ivermectin again once a day in the evening these last 3 days. I may want to try the Fembendazole as well, so I am curious to see how it is working for you. Hope you are doing well and feeling strong and positive!
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April 15, 2016

Hi Healthyagain, I am so sorry to hear that your symptoms have started getting worse. I started taking fenbendazole orally on March 22nd, so I've been on it for a total of three weeks...minus about 2 days while I was waiting on a new order. I have had some major improvement and I am thanking God everyday. I don't think that I took enough the first two weeks because it is minimally absorbed into the bloodstream. This past week I started taking a larger dose and I am quite amazed. I will warn you however that I have had a "die off" reaction that has affected my skin but the dead critters and dead skin are starting to sluff off. I would definitely suggest trying the fenbendazole. Please feel free to email me at alliwelsh444@gmail.com I will be happy to share the dosages that I am taking.
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April 01, 2016

Hi there, wanted to pass this on for those interested. Soolantra is a fairly new derm med prescribed for rosecea, with as active Ingredient ivermectin. Alternatively you could mix 50/50 ivermectin paste with Vaseline or aquaphor to try without a script and for a fraction of the cost.
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July 08, 2016

I'm so grateful I stumbled on this site! Now I'm 100% confident that I'm not certifiably insane!!! Tho this damn stuff is making me crazy!! I too have a provider at my PCP office and 1 dermatologist actually insinuating, if not saying outright, that I am crazy. This all started out as acne then it turned into what seemed like acne on steroids. Like many of us, I do pick. I've been picking worse since the "crazy" diagnosis just to prove them wrong. I live in a small town in Western N.Y. and even tho I went to 2 dermatologist out of town besides our small town dermatologist and small town doc I've become disheartened and disenchanted with the very field I pretty much made a career of. I mean, what happened to the Hippocratic Oath and doing no harm? Are you not harming someone when you the patient they're delusional when (s)he is obviously intelligent and says x, y, z is wrong with me and I found a, b, c in my skin and they're not ocd nor are they delusional? Thankfully I have a really good circle of friends who dragged me kicking and screaming outta the house. I can't say the same for the one I thought was a boyfriend. I've been trying to work the homeopathic route to try and heal this crap. I've been trying to put the puzzle pieces together and I know it started about June of last year and was playing in my garden a lot. Thank goodness for everyone who has posted their experiences online so we all know we're not alone or crazy!! Btw, I have TONS of pics if I knew how to post them here.
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November 13, 2016

So you think its Demodex. First off you need a microscope to see a demodex mite as they are very small. Never use Ivermectin on your own or follow the advise of anyone that tells you to . It is formulated for animals and not humans. And you will not have success unless it is ingested and even then it will not cover all the bases. Forget using borax and peroxide as the chemical is too harsh and also wont reach all the mites. So we are left with 2 methods. This mite can be drowned with Oil as it breaths through a pore . So you are talking about applying oil to the area many times per day. Use any oil that is favorable to you like coconut, olive, ect. Internally you will need to consume 8-20 drops of Oil of Oregano per day. This will be your antifungal and antibiotic. Take the oregano oil 4 drops twice a day and work your way up to 10 drops. If you get a headache after a few days it is because of the die off of pathogens in your digestive system. Take a day off and then start again but dont stop the program. Do this regiment til your skin clears up. You will notice no body odor and no yeast infection and digestive issues will go away and you will feel great.
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January 24, 2017

I am looking for posts of people with these symptoms and posting my answer in hopes it can help some of you. Discoid lupus! I finally got diagnosed and have started Plaquenil and high SPF sunblock every day. It has been a life saver! Blood work was done and showed a positive ANA. Cascade test done and showed the lupus. It isn't bugs, fungus, yeast, aliens, mental illness, etc...it's an autoimmune disease with a treatment!
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May 21, 2017

what you guys are describing to me sounds like what what I've been dealing with and I'm not 100% sure that I'm correct, but based on my symptoms and symptoms that I'm reading about here it sounds like candida overgrowth. A Candida overgrowth is a type of yeast infection. Candida are in everybody's body in your gut. The problem is when you get an over population of them and they get into your bloodstream. this is also known as leaky gut. It can happen for a number of reasons, I strongly encourage you to look up the causes can be anything from using the wrong antibiotics or too strong antibiotics for too long too drug abuse and weakened immune systems. Candida feed off of sugar and other things that you eat comma One of the main things that suggested to treat a Candida overgrowth is changing your diet. The things they do to treat it include changing your diet, antifungal topical ointments, and oral medications. Candida overgrowth can manifest itself in many different ways with many different symptoms, there's an interesting page that goes over the 5 different stages of candida overgrowth. some of the initial effects that you will see include athlete's foot and rash, it progresses into acne blemishes that are not like regular blemishes that you might be used to, they are soft and filled with a stringy, white, waxy substance that is actually keratin (the same thing your nails are made of). Last stages of candida overgrowth cause internal symptoms like fatigue and depression, and then eventually your organs shut down and you can actually die from it. look up "candida overgrowth" it can affect a lot of people for a lot of different reasons and you might not even know it
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June 11, 2017

I'm dealing with this at the moment. I did extensive research online and never even bothered going to see a physician based off everyone else's experiences and testimonials adjacent to seemingly all, or at least most, doctor's beliefs that all us suffers with this are apparently insane. It sounds to me like you may have Pinworm. I saw that somebody that commented above mentioned a tapeworm, but I'm not too familiar with tapeworms being able to invade the skin...Dunno. I know fo a fact, however, after obsessively scouring the internets attempting to gather as much info as humanly possible to properly diagnose myself, it definitely sounds like Pinworms, or 'Threadworms'. They're godawful and I'm currently at war with them at the moment, but here's to hoping anybody else here suffering wins, or has won, the fight. Cheers.
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July 03, 2017

It's Sebaceous hyperplasia
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July 22, 2017

I've found an interesting article. Might be related to our problem. "Herpetic Folliculitis and Syringitis Simulating Acne Excoriee We describe the case of a 46-year-old woman with a long standing history of acne excoriee, confirmed by several dermatologists, that finally was unmasked as herpetic fol- liculitis and syringitis. Report of a Case. A 46-year-old, white, nonatopic woman who had not suffered from severe acne vulgaris in puberty developed acneiform lesions on her face at age 25 years. Subjective symptoms like palpitation, burning, and itch- ing made her pick and squeeze these lesions. Numerous recurrences over the next 20 years led to considerable scar formation. The “acne lesions” had resisted the acne treat- ment advised by several dermatologists. Because of her skin lesions, she was in deteriorating psychological condition that seemed to support a diagnosis of acne excoriee. When treatment for acne was again ineffective, a 5-mm punch biopsy was performed on demand of the patient. Serological testing by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay detected IgM and IgG antibodies to HSV. Comment. Over a period of 20 years, our patient suf- fered from recurrent episodes of acneiform lesions on the face clinically resembling acne excoriee. Herpesvirus folliculitis and syringitis was diagnosed only by his- topathologic examination. The diagnosis of HSV infec- tion was confirmed by polymerase chain reaction amplification of HSV DNA, by detection of HSV-specific antibodies using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, and by the positive response to antiviral therapy with valacyclovir. In herpesvirus infection of the skin, the histopathologic changes are often limited to the epidermis. Remarkably, the involvement of the follicular epithelia (herpetic folliculitis) and the sebaceous and eccrine structures (herpetic syringitis) is only rarely reported in the literature. In conclusion, herpetic folliculitis and syringitis should be considered relevant differential diagnoses in patients with acneiform lesions that fail to respond to conventional acne treatment."
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August 18, 2017

Hi my name is holly and I'm scared to death these things are never going to be gotten under control. I've tired everything. Not sure im doing it right. Don't want to live another day with horrid, crippling affliction. Help me please
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August 20, 2017

Holly...have you seen a doctor, and has he/she done a biopsy? Where do you have these...face or on body?
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March 19, 2018

pthesmith where did you find all the info you're providing? I am going through every single thing you've described and I cannot get my doctors to listen to me. I've been to 7 different specialist, including Infectious Disease, Otolaryngologist and Dermatologist. I've had my sinus and throat culture come back positive for yeast. I was put on fluconazole which did nothing. I had 2 biopsies done on my poor, inflamed, scabbed face which came back as having demodex mites and malassezia yeast amongst spongiotic tissue. Even with the biopsy results staring the dermatologist in the face, he refuses to make a diagnoses. He says those results aren't enough to make a definitive diagnosis and he's referring me to Mayo Clinic, which will take months before I'm going to be seen. I can't take this much more and I want to be able to show these doctors that this IS in fact caused by the demodex and malassezia, and that they can stop trying to ignore it. Sidenote, I told almost all of the doctors that I believed this to be related to a fungal infection because my body has had extreme reactions to fungus in the past. I was told that this IS NOT fungal related prior to and after the testing confirmed yeast/fungus. Please help me to show these doctors that I'm not insane and that there is literature out there that confirms everything you described. PS thank you so much for helping others know they aren't alone:)
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April 05, 2018

Has anyone ever been dismissed by doctors because of using drugs? I've been off and on with meth for about 8 years but the scabbing and white nodes started more than 10 years ago before I ever tried drugs. It's INSANE how time consuming it becomes trying to eradicate what's under the scab! And SO embarrassing how it NEVER HEALS. I've gotten them almost everywhere, even on my butt. They have ruined my confidence and ability to enjoy sex. My picking gets worse when I do dope, but this crazy sh** is real and starting to make me borderline suicidal. The last Dr I saw prescribed Prednezone which did nothing. His advice was "stop using meth" ... Please tell me someone knows what I am going through.
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April 05, 2018

@azzieygirl Jesus Christ, this is essentially me in a nutshell. Started using again because I’m feeling absolutely hopeless. Went into the ER last year because the infestation was getting out of control, but similarly, they treated me with total disdain and refused to take my symptoms seriously because they’d had record that I’d been in treatment and was an addict, even though these fucking beasts took hold of me way before my using.
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April 05, 2018

Once one node goes away, more pop up in their place. And what’s worse is that they’re all over my face and in my scalp. It’s out of fucking control. I can’t wear makeup anymore for fear of contaminating everything and irritating my face even more. I’m all scarred up and my hair won’t stop falling out. I’ve lost all confidence and prefer not to see anybody anymore. I’m worn out beyond reason and barely have the energy nor the resources to keep fighting, man. It’s been almost two years of this shit and I’m losing hope.
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June 29, 2018

I wished we could share photos I just removed two and zoomed in on my iPhone magnifier. They look like some critter. I’m so sick of these things controlling my life.
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July 18, 2018

My sister is 36 and I am 40..we have never experienced skin problems, but in the past year we've noticed white/transparent waxy, fleshy plugs of skin that will sometimes protrude through the pores of our skin all over our body, but will be especially abundant if a dry piece of skin peels off the palms of hands, where clusters of these will fall out and they are soft and anywhere in size from a speck to almost the circumference of an eraser on a pencil...there's nothing in them and mashing them just squishes them up, stretching them and reveals nothing..no oils, nothing...the problem that occurs with this is our eyebrows will become impossible to part, feeling velvety, softer than normal and when rubbed will not only eject these small skin plugs found elsewhere, but also filaments/threadlike fibers that are transparent, web like and usually some eyebrow hair loss as well...then our hair on our heads will also become ultra soft, not having any evident strange stuff in it, but some tiny dandruff flaking all over the scalp (not cradle cap) and then also becomes impossible to separate, get to the scalp and feels velvety and not normal...breakage is high, and the broken shafts when in the sink and wet will usually slide off a sheath or exact hair tube/replica of the hair and what looks like tiny, blueish lint like fuzz here and there...really really weird and we can't find anything that describes this shit online....we aren't sick, red and irritated, itching or weeping/oozing sores anywhere and frankly no body would even know if looking at us that we had a thing wrong, which has made this very frustrating since our parents/relatives whose eyes arent great are usually thinking we are full of bs, can't see it or tell us its dry skin, which its not...any help?
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September 17, 2018

For me it was not demodex or anything discussed here. It was MOLD. I tried literally everything from the prescriptions many here have tried to every home remedy I heard could possibly help. I happened to stumble across an article about mold illness and the photos of skin lesions were exactly like mine (craters that form and have several long whitish plugs that are not squeezable but removable with tweezers. Once removed a small gush of blood and then it's less tender, only to be refilled with new plugs). On the hunch, we attacked our basement and found the problem. Our dryer was not properly vented for 5 years and mold spread behind our insulation and along our pipes. Once we got rid of the mold my skin stopped flaring within 48hrs. No new wounds have appeared, the old ones are empty and slowly closing and fading. My face is so pockmarked because of this journey. I hope someone is helped by this. I have such a detailed story if anyone is interested in the 2 year sequence of events I'm not saying everyone will be the same as me but from the descriptions here some sound exactly like what I'm dealing with. It definitely wasn't demodex. I've had biopsies and seen so many DRS and lots of treatments helped but nothing made it stop except discovering and removing the mold from my house. The immune system is a key point as this skin reaction will only happen to those of us with a compromised immune system (for me it was severe anemia) and malnutrition. I really hope someone is helped by this.
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September 18, 2018

Would this be mold for me if I havent been at my house now for 3 months. But i still have sane lesions on face & loss of hair.
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September 18, 2018

Do you think this could be mold i am experiencing even if i havent been in my house in 3 months. I don’t have any new lesions. Rather the same lesions i’ve had on face for long time. And my hair has loss still. How do I go about getting rid of the lesions that i already had from previous? Any help is greatly appreciated
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September 18, 2018

Hi guys, My name is Patricia. I am a journalist looking to speak to someone who is living with dermatillomania. I work with Talk to the Press, a news agency that pays for real life stories. https://www.talktothepress.co.uk/ If you would be interested in sharing your story, email patricia.murphy@swns.com
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September 29, 2018

Hello, I’ve struggled with adult acne and of course I can’t leave them alone..I’m a skin picking addict especially when they are my face..anywhere I can see!! Anyway I’ve finally discover my magic bullet..I’ve bought and used every cream, drug, and physical treatment including special allergy diets all to no advail. Nothing got rid of the welt like oozing acne that took over my face..TILL METFORMIN. Metformin yes is for diabetes but actually Metformin works at the cellular level to control high blood sugar and therefor hormones that create many skin conditions.
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September 30, 2018

And you're taking it for high blood sugar?
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October 21, 2018

Hi! Just stumbled upon this site today, and I know it's not the main point of your post, but I see your medical history and I can't hold back.... Have you ever been assessed for Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome? I was diagnosed at age 30, after the most epic fight with the medical system EVER!! It is a heritable connective tissue disorder that causes mutated collagen. The laundry-list of symptoms are so very confusing at first and it might seem like every system in your body has problems, and how can this be? Wouldn't it be nice if most of it all came from the same problem/issue? Well - it does! (if you have hEDS...) This rare genetic disorder is very rarely diagnosed properly, and is often mistaken for: being "double jointed"/flexible, fibro/chronic pain syndrome, chronic fatigue, "IBS" (don't get me started!!!), anxiety (which is almost always POTS - Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, and I see that you already know that you have Tachycardia), multiple "allergies" or "intolerances" (which is almost always MCAS - Mast Cell Activation Syndrome), etc. Alllllllll of this might boil right down to Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. My diagnosis changed my life (after 30 years of being brushed off, dismissed, humiliated). Check it out, some of it might ring true for you too!! http://hypermobility.org/professionals-section/hypermobility-disorders-an-update-for-clinicians/
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November 08, 2018

The original poster on this, you likely have Ehlers Danlos. All of the medical issues you have can be attributed to a connective tissue disorder. All of them. I was just diagnosed 2 days ago. I'm 42. Anyone reading this and agreeing with symptoms or something similar, talk to a doctor about connective tissue disorder. It generally takes 10-20 years to get diagnosed- If you are on the mild side of the spectrum. They hand out fibromyalgia much easier than EDs, but EDs is the cause of the fibromyalgia. All of you, please check! Good luck!
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November 09, 2018

Finally Trollhunter!! It’s an autoimmune disease. Mixed connective tissue disease/discoid lupus. The #1 treatment is prevention with high SPF sunscreen on your face every day no matter what. Hats, bandannas, etc. it’s triggered by UV light. I promise you it’s not mites/yeast/a hundred other things. It’s an autoimmune disease. For some people Plaquenil works. It did t for me but layering on the sunscreen did it. I’ve been 90% clear for almost 18 months and the occasional breakout is minor and heals up in a week.
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November 09, 2018

Finally Trollhunter!! It’s an autoimmune disease. Mixed connective tissue disease/discoid lupus. The #1 treatment is prevention with high SPF sunscreen on your face every day no matter what. Hats, bandannas, etc. it’s triggered by UV light. I promise you it’s not mites/yeast/a hundred other things. It’s an autoimmune disease. For some people Plaquenil works. It did t for me but layering on the sunscreen did it. I’ve been 90% clear for almost 18 months and the occasional breakout is minor and heals up in a week.
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November 09, 2018

Thank you for the information. I'd been tested for lupus repeatedly since 15. My doctor has ruled out autoimmune. I have a definitive diagnosis of Ehlers danlos hypermobility. I thought it coulld be mctd, which is classified as autoimmune. But, it was the geneticist who gave me the diagnosis. Had you been tested for autoimmune before? Is it for sure not a connective tissue disorder being diagnosed as mctd? I'm glad you've had so much success and recovery! Very happy for you!
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November 09, 2018

Hi, Thank You, can you tell me what brand sunscreen you used. Also can Plaquenil be purchased online somewhere or only from doctor? If it can be purchased online or in store, do ypu know website or place it can be purchased.
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December 09, 2018

Did you ever find out what these were because I get the same I have no idea I'm going to the dermatologist in the next week make an appointment so hopefully I'll find out mine get very painful and liquid moves up under the skin I've gotten bad headache and sinus problems with these as well because they tend to be in my forehead.
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December 11, 2018

Hello my friend how you doing ? I'm new to this site although I'm not new to the problem I've been traumatised by this for about 18 months but the only person who know and believes me is me . It all started by me going to have a shave and as I started to shave I felt a moving feeling on my chin / face so I looked closer and I noticed what looked like tiny white worms all over or under the skin so I kinda panicked and instantly tried shaving but digging into the skin to try digging it out but this did nothing so I went to my doctor and he said he couldn't see anything but have me cream for scabies . So I applied the cream as instructed and the next morning it felt like the itching had gone but it was back and back with revenge in no time it was unreal so I kept going back and forth to the docs and he needed proof like a video or the actual thing but whatever this was / is is way to fast and could turn transparent in no time it's like it just sink into my skin leaving nothing but a shiny warm look/ feeling . Ever since then it's got so bad that it's now on my face scalp ears nose eyes mouth body back legs feet and even inside my stomach and no1 at all believes me they all say it's in my head but I know IT'S NOT . I am constantly tired I'm exhausted agitated angry itchy I feel dirty all the time and i don't know where to turn next it's affected me so bad I've even had thoughts of suicide cos I can't take it no more and no1 will help me they just think I'm crazy but I'm most definitely not . I don't know who to turn to now I just feel so helpless but don't want to lose the battle to this thing . I now have all like white tracks all over my face and chest and legs I have lots of what looks like a cyst or spot whity thick fatty skin but nothing comes out other than either a clear fluid which makes my skin go hard wherever it touches I got some reason always got glitter over me along with a lot of other bits of debris but when I try picking it off my fingers go hot and I feel something sink in and then move under my skin . I've stopped driving so much cos it affects my eyesight my hairs all over are thicker and a lot longer and it also goes got when I touch the thick hairs I've tried everything possible but it makes it worse . I won't even let my 4 year old daughter near me and she's affected as to why I stop her to close to me and this whole thing is ruining my life . Please help if you can cos I'm so lost
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January 23, 2019

HS =Hidradenitis Suppurativa (hi-drad-uh-NIE-tis sup-yoo-ruh-TIE-vuh) Hello my friends, and fellow sufferers. I too have been at wits end, lost faith in doctors and lost almost all hope I would find any answers. I am a 43 year old male, I never had much of any skin issues most my life as far as acne. I do have moles and such though. But cant even recall when my problems started. I just want everyone to check out this name and keep an open mind to the symptoms and research it a bit because its a very common unknown problem that even dermotologists dont diagnose right. HS=Hidradenitis suppurativa (hi-drad-uh-NIE-tis sup-yoo-ruh-TIE-vuh)
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January 26, 2019

THESE ARE N O T P A R A S I T E S !!!!!!!!!!!! After many years and many doctors visits I was diagnosed with MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM and a FUNGAL INFECTION. Those hard deep grain like, seed like cores are the molluscum virus. Do not pick, this makes them worse. The will go away if you treat these pimple like things with grain like centre that are deep into your pores as molluscum contagiosum. Then I took medication for fungal infection as well as using topical creams. I know these pimple things with the hard centre don't go away unless you dig that hard centre out but please don't they will go away if you treat for molluscum. PS... apple cider vinegar in a spray bottle, diluted either 2:1 or how you like it, and spray on after shower really helped. Good luck BUT PLEASE DO NOT BELIEVE THEY ARE PARASITES! YOU WILLL END UP ON THIS DEMENTED CRAZY TRAIN IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE PARASITES. OF COURSE THIS IS UNLESS DIAGNOSED BY YOUR DOCTOR AS HAVING PARASITES.
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January 26, 2019

Molluscum contagiousum is a pox viral infection...it is not fungal.
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January 26, 2019

Thank You. Appreciate your feedback.. What did you use if anything to help?
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March 05, 2019

Hi Orb, I am a 52 year-old female diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in my late 20s. I am also chronically-immunosuppressed. I have finally discovered the cause of my decade+ suffering with hard, white, stretchy, painful, "bleeding" lesions/sores in my skin. It has caused me much illness, and cost me financially, emotionally, and physically. In my case, it is a bacteria called "Serratia Marcescens." If you have the same, the right doctor, and the right course of antibiotics to eradicate, is all that you need. It has been years since you posted; hope you are better. I'm hoping that posting quickly, without going into details of just how much this bacteria impacted my life (at times, I couldn't walk, and at other times, thought I was dying) might help others to get the medical treatment needed asap. It was the pink film that covered the fixtures and walls of my newly-renovated apartment rental that led me to a decade of pain and suffering. That pink film was a biofilm of serratia bacteria that I cleaned up myself, after being told by building management that it was a mold. They even gave me a printed handout with instructions on using bleach until no more "pink" could be seen. I was told that the same had happened in other renovated apartments in the high rise building. So, I cleaned for days, and became deathly ill in the process with what I thought was food poisoning. I had never been that sick in my whole life. I continued to shower and bathe for about 4 years under a showerhead and taps that were still contaminated, but I was completely unaware of the further harm I was literally bringing upon myself. By this time, it had spread to my back, buttocks, arms, neck, and face. I researched and tried to treat topically...didn't work. I complained to doctors, dermatologists, at walk-in clinics, emerg rooms, but all to no avail. No one knew what it was. If I became sick with bronchitis, or other infections, a doctor would prescribe antibiotics - and the lesions might start to heal. Now I know that's because serratia is susceptible to some of those prescribed antibiotics. But the course of treatment was not in the dose, or duration, needed to eradicate it. After moving from that apartment, my skin cleared for the most part, except for my face and neck. But my physical, and emotional, health deteriorated - allergies worsened, joint pain extreme, at times, chronic bouts of bronchitis, chronic UTIs, tachycardia, hypertension, many other "odd" infections, etc. I lost time from work, and more importantly, with loved ones. Spent many days in bed with general all-over malaise. My skin was scarred, and make up really didn't cover it. In fact, make up made it worse, though I was too embarrassed to leave the house without trying to cover it. It was noticeable and made me hide. I never stayed overnights with anyone, and hid whenever someone showed up unexpectedly...even around family. Colonies would flare up, and go into remission, and flare up again. A few colonies remained for months, or years. They'd flare periodically, and then lie dormant again. The longest was 4 years+ on the left cheek of my face, that included a noticeable line through it that resembled the tail of some kind of worm. Then, there was the crawling sensation.under my skin. And the bleeding as I forcibly extracted with tweezers??? (I think this is just the colour of the bacteria and the fluid that surrounds it.) And no, unlike some doctors have said to me,.....you are not imagining that something is crawling under your skin...there is something actually crawling, and growing, and multiplying, and spreading, under your skin. You are not picking because you have a nervous condition, and picking brings emotional relief. You're picking because they are itchy, painful, and removing each hard rod of serratia bacteria brings physical relief and speeds healing. I hope this information helps some who may be suffering as I did. Though I will never be as I would have been had I not come into contact with this bacteria in such high concentration. Especially considering my already compromised immune-system prior to contact. With proper treatment, comes healing. With healing, comes freedom. All the best to everyone who may benefit from my terrible experience. - L. from Ontario, Canada
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May 07, 2019

Hi pthesmith. I bought the three things I was reading everything that you said when I started just flipping out! Because my Pomeranian was born with Demodex and 10 years ago the veterinarian said people could not catch it. I don't even know how I ended up on this site I had first checked out what this weird acne was for these white things coming out of my face I've never really had acne when I read your comment. I had the new stock here at home so I put it on my arm and within a few minutes I could feel things just moving around on my skin and it was awful. I have just got home from the feed store and just started a new job I'm going to spray the Permethrin sfr 38.6% through the house the dogs have the new stock on them they're like seven and eight pound Pomeranians can they use anything besides the new stock? And I don't know how I can keep the new stock on me for six days I can put it on me through the weekend this is so hard to even fathom that this is real! How the heck do I know if I've got them in my hair on my head I'm single lol? And this ivermectin paste, do I just rub it all over me? GRO-DOUGH!!
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May 07, 2019

Okay whoops just read the directions you take it internally
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May 12, 2019

I have been a reader of this site for a year and a half. I have the same white plug issue. I tried most of the remedies others have mentioned. I have been to Drs and dermatologist s. Have been told by both that they are not parasites. I tried the medications they gave me. Still no results only the steroids cream heals the sore but not what lies beneath. Tea tree oil has been working for me at full strength. But not as fast as I want it too. I googled more and found out of oregeno to try. Today is Saturday. I started using it on Thursday. The white things are coming out! I soak in a bleach bath. Pick out the ones that itch. After my bath I shower and clean the tub. On my open sores I rub the oil at full strength for me As I rubbed it in my sores the plugs/look like mites came right out! The oil does sting! It hurts! But the what ever it is we have starts to give up and come out! Mine like others seem to grow under the scab around the outside of sore. Use under ur own awareness. But so far it is working! I will keep u updated. I have pics of mine
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May 12, 2019

The oil I am using is oil of oregano. I got it at a healthy food grocery store. Use at your own risk. But so far is working.

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