March 18, 2017 at 2:23 PM #64333
Still dealing with this . Killing me everyday . Curious what others have found out.March 18, 2017 at 2:24 PM #64355
Try 100% pure Clove oil with a carrier oil(almond etc..)
It burns so be very careful because the oil can creep, the face, nether regions..
You might want to spot test and keep vegetable oil close by or be ready to hop in the shower with soap and water and rinse.. keep your eyes closed or squinted because of the splash.
So… you want your mixture strong… and the carrier oil will need to be massaged into the skin with some force…
If you arent sure what it is bothering you.. maybe combine multiple oils…
Oil of Oregano
Good luckMarch 18, 2017 at 2:29 PM #64371
I am sorry to hear what is happening to you everybody that has posted here on this board sounds so familiar. I went to the hospital feet swollen red and you could see the flea in my toenail and i had markings up both legs. My husband was worse he had an open wound which made him an easy mark he was at a different part hospital with different doctor we were both put on antibiotics and it seemed to kill them i dont feel anything moving around. The Doctor put my hubby on antibiotic as well he had to stay in the hospital. Hubby said he has not felt anything moving the second day he was there. The name of the medication they put me on is called; CEPHALEXIN 500MG 1 tablet 4 times a day and DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE 100MG 1 tablet twice a day, this was for one week. Before i came home i stopped at Walmart and bought RAID. I used two different kinds: Earth Blends-Multi bug killer and Crawling insects Max, then i bought Bleach and washed my floor. I wish i lived in the us i could buy a FOGGER. They are not allowed in Canada.
They seem to be gone for now, this is the second outbreak we have had and i am petrified of another. These human fleas are vicious, i couldn’t stop them, at one point i was overrun by hundreds of these things and they hurt a lot when they dig into your skin. I tried to remove one it got very mad and tried to move ripping through the inside of my flesh it was very painful. The second time they attacked us they were all over him his back arm face everywhere, I even had one jump hit me in the forehead and bounce off and it hurt. If I have to continue dealing with these fleas i dont know what to do except move and burn everything. Well if my husband has to go back to the hospital again it is written that he has had an Infestation living in his foot. These Foggers say that it will reach under furniture and appliances cracks and crevices. Does anyone want to help me get a fogger to Canada to kill these horrible creatures. Please email me squidgerella @ gmail.com I will send money. I really dont want to live though another attack. Thank you and best of luck to us all.March 18, 2017 at 2:32 PM #64413
I just found out that I’m allergic to fleas, I feel like I’m about to go out of my min. I shaved my head as if I was a man in the military. I have bites on my head an my neck along with a bad rash. They only bother me when trying to sleep. I wash all my bedding an clothes every day and it’s old. I had a pest control black diamond call me. I talked to them and they tried to tell me that “I HAD SCABIES” and that was rude and very uncalled for. I told the guy “THANKS FOR YOUR TIME” and hung up on him, so I thought about it and I called back and left a message on their voice mail, saying how Rude it was to tell someone. What right does a pest control have to judge someone on on the phone when they never came to see what kind of problem I have/had and I’m still fighting them and I almost have them goneMarch 19, 2017 at 8:44 AM #64691
Anyone in uk suffering from this problem?March 19, 2017 at 8:50 AM #65034
I’ve only been fighting it for a month or two and now it has begun to turn to the worm situation and it is the worst case I have ever heard of they are taking over my body. The fleas are throughout my whole body, I have been to the ER three times and they told me that it is impossible for this to be. I am desperate for any kind of help. I’ve tried several types of meds. It seems to be worse at night. I don’t sleep so I have been up now for five days and afraid to go to sleep. These things are very much taken over, I’ve had 4 heart attacks with 4 stents, revived 5 times and this scares me more DOCS. Also said i need psych. treatment. I’ve had with three shock treatments, desperate here HELP!March 19, 2017 at 8:53 AM #65214
Your problem sounds like scabies which is a mite that is so small it is invisible. There is a paste the dermatologist can give you, but we had better luck with the pill Ivermectin. That worked great. Everyone in your house needs to take it because it spreads by touch. You need to wash everything, and bomb the house. Our scabies came from the physical therapy center we took our son to and not til we got it back a second time did I realize where it was coming from.March 19, 2017 at 8:56 AM #65400
Apple cider vinegar & dawn dish detergent is the answer people.. make a bubble bath with both. Sure to kill any you have inside you or on you. Also the apple cider vinegar is good for females to keep their vaginal pH balance right. Drink apple cider vinegar deluded of course as much as you can stand. Put the vinegar in pets water, it treats a lot of problems animals may have, but you want to use it internally on you & deff the pets. Makes the skin more acidic to where they won’t want to live on you. Make a spray bottle with apple cider vinegar & spray the house, car, your feet & legs, dogs, and dilute it on cats only don’t want to hurt them. When I walk around I spray my legs & feet & no flea will bother me. You & your pets can get a lot of benefits from Apple cider vinegar. Just be sure to dilute with juice or water.March 19, 2017 at 9:04 AM #65928
Diatomaceous earth edible grade. Don’t buy just a little bag get the big 2.5 lb container. I am half way through mine. It helps settle my stomach and calms the itching but I’m not cured it just suppresses them. In my case I believe I am host to fleas and internal parasites aka tapeworm called trichinosis. I am seeing a doctor soon. You must specifically ask to be tested for trichinosis and if Doc does his job right he will do a blood test and that’s enough to diagnose them in the blood. They can also be in your brain which requires an ultra sound.March 31, 2017 at 1:47 PM #66971
I have been fighting this rash on my legs for about 6 weeks. Started as itching around some small scratches after working at cleaning out an old storage area with a bad roof. Rash started around ankles and then spread up to above knees legs are purple, itchy, bumpy, & burning. Doctor said it looks like an infection & prescribed amoxicillin. Was rubbing vicks on my legs to cool them & noticed black grains of sand coming out. These are the smallest fleas I have ever seen. Had to look at them under a microscope. They don’t bite my wife who sleeps next to me & my children who live at home are not affected. I am now using cedar, eucalyptus, & tea tree oils to help control them but I still have more fleas every few days. Less each time so maybe I am making progress. No one but my family believes this but these bugs do multiply inside my body .May 11, 2017 at 3:46 AM #68032
Three months ago, I noticed my cats were bringing fleas in again, so I treated them with Frontline. It didn’t work so we gave them each a bath with flea shampoo. Their howls could be heard miles away! That did not work, so we sprayed them down with a natural spray with cloves. Didn’t work a bit. So we gave them another dose of Frontline. Didn’t work any better than the first dose. My husband surprised me with a trip to Florida so we saturated our house, furniture, floors and cats with diatomaceous earth. My fleas went with me and came home with me, still alive in my hair after washing it repeatedly with tea tree oil and a number of other suggested remedies. In the meantime, I was vacuuming every inch of our house about 10 times daily. We treated our cats with Brovecto, and that seemed to kill the fleas on the cats, but every night when I try to sleep, I can feel hundreds of nibbles all over my body. I know they are living in my hair, and I wonder if shaving my head will get rid of them. I even have my husband take an industrial vacuum cleaner to my hair, scalp, back and legs, and 5 minutes later, the fleas are all back on me. I have to wash the sheets and blankets every night and even that does not help. I looked at the sheets today and I must have found 200 fleas in various stages on our sheets! I picked them up with a lint remover and sent my husband to bed. I am still up, cuz I cannot sleep. I am lucky if I can sleep 2 hours a week! Yes, it is that bad and I am thinking I might as well get used to them cuz they will probably be buried with me when I die!May 11, 2017 at 3:54 AM #67580
So I’m approaching the same point as all of you. No matter what I do these things come around back from the dead. No matter what I try. They get in my eyes by first grabbing onto my eye lashes, my nose from my nose hairs, my head. Pretty much they’re jumping up to latch onto hair then making their way to your skin, and eventually getting inside you.
Yes, all of my family members think I’m absolutely nuts.
So we’re all here frustrated and getting destroyed. What the hell do we do? I’ve tried borax and showering and constantly washing my clothes but these guys won’t leave.
So I try ivermectin Claudia? That will kill the ones in me but what do I do about everything else? It’s nice to share the pain here guys. These things are ruining my life. I can’t sleep because they’re hopping all over me.May 11, 2017 at 4:12 AM #68338
I can help you with your issue. I think it is a different breed of fleas that host on humans. The best remedy I found is to soak in a salt bath. Clean your carpets with a salt based solution. Add Salt or drink high Sodium drinks. This should help eliminate them both in and out of your body. Keep your temp inside below 65 so they cannot survive. Your house must be cooler inside than out. Then they will move outdoors. The cooler weather is forcing them indoors to survive. I add sodium to all my foods. Do not live with carpets only hardwood floors. Our issue is we are allergic to them so we notice them more than other people. You may need to move to a pet free environment. Tanning will also shock your body with extreme heat which they cannot survive above 90 degrees. Hope this helps you all out.May 12, 2017 at 2:07 AM #69461
I’ve been having the same issues with fleas. The insecticide did nothing. Flea collars and flea shampoo on my pets did nothing. I wasn’t sleeping, my anxiety was through the roof. My husband found a product called natural care + at Wal-Mart for around six dollars. It helps so much. It’s made with peppermint oil and other natural oils. It says it kills them and their eggs and ticks. I used it and slept great for the first night. They came back so I got more and every night I use it all over my bed and pillows. It is not a cure but helps so much. At least I can sleep.May 28, 2017 at 7:56 AM #69595
I brought in orkin, it cost me $700.00, still have them little white suckers. White specks in the house, in the vehicles, up the nose, still have them on legs, hair and face. I tried vinegar but it did not work, tried tee tree oil, windex with ammonia, listerine, boiled the water to try to kill them in clothes in a big tub, didn’t work because you still have them on you that go right back to the clothes. Guess I have to learn to live with them. I thought someone put a hex on me.
I showed the orkin man the eggs and he said its nothing. He said he is coming back with his boss to take samples. I had a heart attack, maybe it was all the stress. You don’t want to ride in someone else’s car then they get them. Someone please find a cure.May 28, 2017 at 7:57 AM #69629
Please send me info on ANY doctor who believes and is helping you. Denver, Colo 80233May 28, 2017 at 8:10 AM #69803
Having fleas in adenoids, ear, chest, legs for 2 weeks. Using Afrin nose spray to keep adenoids clear. Just beginning scabs with small little black balls together under the skin. I am sure they are under the skin in my scalp because I can feel them but, of course, cannot see them. My doctor is looking up this link today so he will believe me. I am going to ask him for the prescription Ivermectin. Anyone contact me if you have found a better solution. Thank you. marleneclermonts @ comcast.netMay 28, 2017 at 8:21 AM #69825
Wow i never thought i would come across so many people going through the same thing I am, from doctor thinking i have a drug induced psychosis and says there is nothing there. My boyfriend says everybody has bugs on and in their body we are supposed to and I should leave them alone, while others just look at me and hope like hell they don’t get anything from me. I have no idea where they came from, but i have been battling with them for nearly one year now, and I honestly don’t know how much more I can take. I wont wear short sleeves or short pants I am so freaking miserable, and I feel like a freak or someone that has been marked by god for possibly being one of the seven deadly sinners or something. I was taking D.E. and it seemed to improve a little but I didn’t stick to the regimen for the thirty days that was recommended, mostly because I was not convinced that I wasn’t crazy or certain about what was going on for sure but now I feel more certain than ever.May 28, 2017 at 8:31 AM #69954
Thank you so much for sharing your story and positive attitude with us! I just sent you an email and welcome your response – thank you again for sharing with us! You’re an inspiration to the rest of us who feel like giving up most days.
StacyJune 6, 2017 at 8:19 AM #70509
I too have dealt with these creatures in my skin. I have found many names for this disease. One being Morgellons. Ran across some info on the water flea. And, I’m finding I am not alone. I do think it is some type of flea. And, it has evolved to something more. I am seeing invisible spiders, snakes and a few other creatures that are quite scary. Baking soda helps. But, DMSO with citric acid seems to be the best treatment yet. Still looking for a cure.June 12, 2017 at 3:16 AM #70672
To everyone who has bugs under your skin or even if you think you might or just for the hell of it: Take a very warm bath with salt added to it.. add at least 2 cups of salt to your bath water.. salt is cheap and is definitely worth trying.. make sure you dunk your whole body including your head and hair.. you can use regular plain table salt or sea salt.. you can also add epsom salt with your table salt or add it to the sea salt.. people please give this a try. Good luck to everyone and I sincerely hope this works for you!June 20, 2017 at 12:24 PM #70792
Someone please call me to share your story about flea infestation. I have it too and my doc is trying to put me in a psych ward, please write me at 11652 Lincoln St, Northglenn, CO 80233June 20, 2017 at 12:27 PM #70929
Hello, it’s been 3 weeks and I have these bites and large hives on my skin. I don’t have pets. I went to a house where the owner had 3 rescued dogs and the place was filthy. Since that day I have bites every night. I haven’t found anything, I cleaned and sprayed with flea insecticide and it doesn’t stop and can’t find where these insects are. Any ideas you can give me? Thanks!July 11, 2017 at 4:25 AM #71259
Reading your post along with everyone else who has posted on here. I can definitely say with no doubt in my mind that I as well am suffering the same faith. I’m sending you this message in exchange for the information I got from you. To answer your question about what to do about everything else, I have the answer for you.
Soak in 2 to 3 cups of salt in warm water for 15 minutes. You’re going to submerge your whole body under the water. Including your head. If you have these things in your ears, up the nose and head. After that using your hands (no wash rag) wash from head to toe with Tee Tree for at least 5 minutes. Let the lather on your head sit while you’re washing the rest of your body. I decided to shave my body hairs completely off, but that’s up to you.
Do this every night for a week. I felt such a relief on the first night that I was able to sleep the whole night through. Make sure you strip your bed of its sheets and get rid of your pillows. Spray your mattress with vinegar. Do this before you soak or have your partner do it. Mop your floors with it too. I hope this helps, it did for me. Please let me know how it worked for you. Good Luck.July 11, 2017 at 4:39 AM #71345
I decided to write this out of the goodness of my heart. I know the struggle, and did over 2 yrs of research. Check with a naturopath doctor before attempting anything I write. I’m not treating or diagnosing anyone.
*Fleas are attracted to the sick, immune compromised, dying animals. Likewise, they are also attracted to some people. People who have some type of infection (parasitic, or other), with acidic blood are an appetizing blood meal. The infection may not be visible to the human host, or maybe undiagnosed. My vet is a male in his 30’s and fleas are attracted to him, and not his twin brother. It is a phenomenon many on this site, and around the world experience. If fleas are attracted to you, you should contact a naturopathic doctor. Tell him the circumstance. They will help you determine what infection you have through a saliva test, and help you by prescribing exactly what your body needs to overcome it. For myself, Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar with Mother helped me make my blood not appealing. I take it 3x daily, being careful not to leave it on my teeth (I rinse after ingesting as to preserve my enamel). I mask the harsh taste in juice, and drink it fast like a shot. This has been by far the very best, quickest method in making fleas stop biting me. I had to be persistent, and did not notice results until after 2 weeks. I took 1 Tbs 3x daily, then went down to 2 tsp 2x. I don’t know what meds you are taking, so please check with your doctor 1st. Other things that make your blood acidic are over exposure to chemicals, drugs, sickness, and poor diet. If you boost your immune system, alkaline the blood, fix deficiency in vitamin B, the fleas will stop being attracted to you. *There are over 2000 types of fleas. Cat fleas often bite humans, more so than the dog fleas.
*In order to get rid of the problem you must do these things:
-You should bomb with a flea fogger. This is toxic to animals, and people. Read the instructions carefully removing people and pets. Make sure to air out the house. Thoroughly spray yard with flea spray. I hired an exterminator, and they knew the situation was bad, and only sprayed. They should have bombed. I hope this saves someone else from getting wiped off. You will need to be very thorough. I am taking Milk Thistle to help detox my liver. I’m looking into detoxing my pets as well.
-You must vacuum every day (I would continue to vacuum 1 floor per day for 2 weeks after the fleas are thought to be gone). Vacuuming seems to highly knock down the numbers if done daily (focus on carpets, bedding, pet areas, humans they are attracted to and under counters-furnishings).
-You must attack the source! Whether it be a shed, a stray cat, raccoon that live on your roof, the yard etc. the problem will return if you do not attack the source. I’m totally empathetic. I know it’s very hard. It can be done. I did it. I will tell my story last so you get the important info 1st.
-You must alkaline your blood, and boost your immune system. Like an animal with dermatitis, mange, or fleas; the immune system has been compromised. It is a fact that all humans have some type of parasite. If you ever owned a pet, drank tap water, or eat raw. You can Google it. The other reason fleas are attracted to people is infection. Some people have infection, and don’t realize it. The most common infection that comes to mind is HPV. It has been estimated 1 in 3 have this std. Many males have this and go undiagnosed. You have to remember that doctors are human, they mean well, but this type of phenomenon is not common, and rarely discussed. It is embarrassing to talk about for some. Just remember it’s not your fault, and you are not crazy.
Some species of fleas are harder to get rid of than others. Fleas are prehistoric, and are not an easy kill. Their weakness is their exoskeleton. Since there are over 2000 species of fleas, certain kill methods work for some, where they may not work for others. The fleas I’m describing are tough. I fought them for 2 years, not knowing they came from a condemned home across the street.
Fleas travel on the bottoms of your feet. The same goes with animals. If you look at the padding on your dogs feet, the fleas can be found way up hidden in the concave fleshy part. Since fleas travel on our feet, bottom of shoes; it makes sense to thoroughly treat the yard, garage, and shed. Your car may also be infested. I ordered a strong flea spray online. I had to mix 2 sprays into 1. I will post what it was later if it is requested. I’m not here for sales. Since fleas travel on our feet, I started dipping the bottoms of my shoes into a pan of vinegar, and water kept by my backdoor. I saw many of them dead and floating afterwards. This showed me that the problem was coming from outside. While walking indoors, I would feel things moving around in my socks. I began wearing flip flops, or no socks and that helped me not have them crawl on my feet.
In the beginning stages, you will feel them crawl on you and not bite. When they mature, and begin to multiply in higher numbers, you will feel them biting. That is why it is important to not let it get to that point. It is an arduous task, so delegate the duties!
My dog: My dog and cat’s flea meds were not working. I had to switch my dog from Frontline to NextGuard. My indoor cat had to go on Revolution. I hate medicating my pets! Before the condemned house across the street spread fleas through the surrounding homes, I never had to give my dog or cat flea meds. Until the home is demolished, and their yard is treated, we have an uphill battle.
* Brewers Yeast is supposed to be very good for both pets and people dealing with fleas. My dog loves it. I mix 1 tbs of brewers yeast into his wet food at dinner. Over time it repels fleas, and gives them a healthier shiny coat. Do not buy the tablet, the flakes work better. It has been noted that people deficient in vitamin B attract fleas, and other insects such as the horsefly.
This is what I learned in life. There is always 1 way out. Sometimes it is a matter of looking at things differently. Please don’t give up. If you fight everyday, attack the source, and change the internal makeup of your body that is compromised, this will go away. I truly hope, and pray you find the right combination of healing internally, and home treatment plan that works best for you. Each case is slightly different, but all that I mentioned is beneficial. If you have been successful in any way, please post to help others.