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  1. I understand any concern about something being a...

    I understand any concern about something being a possible carcinogen. One study on animals claimed oral Metronidazole was carcinogenic but the test methods were questionable. Other studies...
  2. Yes. The Oral Ivermectin worked and quickly. I...

    Yes. The Oral Ivermectin worked and quickly. I had severe blepharitis demodex (also known as ocular rosacea) as well as facial, scalp and upper body skin issues with demodex. I still do the bath...
  3. 1. Products used: 20 Mule Team Borax-Dr. Teal's...

    1. Products used: 20 Mule Team Borax-Dr. Teal's Moisturizing Epsom Salts in Bath Soaks
    2. Skin Problem: Demodex
    3. Skin Oiliness level before treatment: Dry
    4. Did it help: Yes. Resolved...
  4. Boric Acid Users - Please respond to poll on Boric Acid products and results

    Please respond if you have used Boric acid or a boric acid based product to treat skin issues.
    We have a forum member with very dry, fragile skin, so we are trying to help her.

    1. Products used...
  5. Borax Users Poll - Please respond if you have used Borax or a Borax soak

    Please respond if you have used Borax or a Borax soak to treat skin issues.
    We have a forum member with very dry, fragile skin, so we are trying to help her.

    1. Products used and how (soaks,...
  6. Good question Brady. I will start 2 new threads...

    Good question Brady. I will start 2 new threads asking for responses from those who have tried (1)Borax or (2)Boric acid to see if any had dry skin. We may be able to find out more about how boric...
  7. Trevi, What type of Boric Acid product were...

    Trevi,

    What type of Boric Acid product were you using (powder, pre-mix solution, other)? How did you use it (face wash, face mask, other)?

    That is interesting that you had a noticeable...
  8. Borax + Epsom Salts Bath reported to help SD sufferer - from RRdi

    New post over on the RRdi website from an SD sufferer. User reports 5 consecutive days of doing the full body Borax-Epsom salts soak and washing the face and hair with the soaking solution. The...
  9. Ingredients in ZZ Cream that can kill Demodex: Boric Acid, Zinc, Sulphur, Menthol

    If ZZ Cream becomes unavailable for a while there might be some other demodex killing products that might work. The 4 known ingredients in ZZ Cream that can kill demodex are Boric Acid, Zinc Oxide,...
  10. Alastin Regenerating Skin Nectar - skin repair

    Alastin Regenerating Skin Nectar - skin repair

    I have used this product and found it to be helpful. Originally recommended by my local Skin Laser clinic to speed healing and improved results of...
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    I too would not advise a human to drink the...

    I too would not advise a human to drink the borax-hydrogen peroxide solution. That could potentially be very harmful. Its never been tested for safety in humans. Its never been tested for long...
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    I think what they meant was it sounds like it...

    I think what they meant was it sounds like it could be some of the symptoms of a disease called Scleroderma. You need to get a doctor to check for this to make sure. We are guessing and it could be...
  13. Most of the time, I use Neutrogena Hydro Boost...

    Most of the time, I use Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Cleansing Gel & Oil-Free Makeup Remover with Hyaluronic Acid Retails for $9.99 USD.
    When my skin is a little dry I use the gentler option...
  14. I haven't used the Avene or La Roche Posay Range...

    I haven't used the Avene or La Roche Posay Range products. While I haven't used these 2 Derma e products for sensitive skin, I have used about a dozen of their other products without any issues. I...
  15. Derma e Cleanser and Oil Free Moisturizer for Sensitive Skin and Rosacea

    I have used multiple types of Derma e products and found that all of them work well. Their prices are fairly reasonable for the amount of product that you get. I'm not in any way affiliated with...
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    You are right. Those things like to hide in your...

    You are right. Those things like to hide in your hair.

    I occasionally use the DIY Borax Shampoo and follow with a diluted apple cider vinegar rinse to rebalance the hair's pH. I also use...
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    No, not using any additive in the wash. Just...

    No, not using any additive in the wash. Just wearing clean clothes daily. Are you drying the clothes in a clothes dryer? If so the warmth of the clothes dryer may be enough to make sure that any...
  18. Simple 2 ingredient Boric Acid Paste for treating demodex, fungus, acne on the face.

    You can take 2 ingredients: Boric Acid Powder and Glycerin to make a paste for treating skin conditions. I haven't tried this version. It may be helpful to those outside the US who cannot easily...
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    When the body's immune system is down in response...

    When the body's immune system is down in response to flu, viruses or other illnesses, it can allow demodex to get overpopulated. Demodex can help spread fungal infections like tinea, Malassazia...
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    The Zinc and Sulphur in the ZZ Cream are the...

    The Zinc and Sulphur in the ZZ Cream are the major ingredients that will kill off the adult mites. But indeed it may get worse again before it gets better. Topical treatments kill off the adults...
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    I think Brady has a good suggestion about just...

    I think Brady has a good suggestion about just using the horse paste without mixing it with moisturizer. Given that you have had such a struggle with finding cleaning and moisturizing products that...
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    Dilution equation from Wikipedia: C1 * V1 = C2 *...

    Dilution equation from Wikipedia:
    C1 * V1 = C2 * V2

    Where:
    C1 = 1.87% = 0.0187 Percentage of Ivermectin in the Horse Paste
    C2 = 1.0% = 0.01 Percentage of Ivermectin in DIY Soolantra
    V1 =...
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    The Russian study followed 212 patients and...

    The Russian study followed 212 patients and treated with topical Ivermectin (Soolantra). The Egyptian medical study from the 2013 International Journal of Infectious Diseases tested 2 oral...
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    I haven't taken the Difflucan myself. I had a...

    I haven't taken the Difflucan myself. I had a severe case of demodex but I never had the added complication of a fungal infection.

    I read 2 articles from NIH about using Oral Fluconazole...
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    The oral flucanazole (Brand name Difflucan) has...

    The oral flucanazole (Brand name Difflucan) has been show to be highly effective against fungal/yeast infections. Its definitely worth trying especially if the tinea is serious. Yeast/Fungus and...
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