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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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    I did the 2 week combined oral treatment with...

    I did the 2 week combined oral treatment with Oral Ivermectin and Oral Metronidazole. It worked. I'm still clear at 20+ months post treatment. I was misdiagnosed for years as having bacterial acne...
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    We aren't born with demodex. Its believed to be...

    We aren't born with demodex. Its believed to be passed to a child by a caretaker. We "acquire" it starting at about age 5 when the oil glands develop. Studies have shown that by age 18 or so most...
  9. Some dermatologists using the combined oral...

    Some dermatologists using the combined oral anti-parasitic treatment of both oral Ivermectin and oral Metrondiazole do prescribe it for up to one month or even 6 weeks. One dose of oral Ivermectin...
  10. Solutions for skin burning when washed - Role of Biofilm: why you need to wash it off

    If you have gotten past an episode of cleansers burning your skin, please post your solutions in response to this post. Make sure you add the products that you used successfully. It may help others...
  11. Thread: IPL machine

    by ElaineA
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    WARNING: IF NOT USED CORRECTLY, IPL LIGHT CAN...

    WARNING: IF NOT USED CORRECTLY, IPL LIGHT CAN DAMAGE THE IRIS IN YOUR EYES. MAKE SURE THAT YOUR EYES ARE PROTECTED FROM THE IPL LIGHT!!!!!!! DO NOT USE IPL ON THE EYELIDS without Stainless Steel...
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    No. Soolantra is not a sunscreen. Soolantra...

    No. Soolantra is not a sunscreen. Soolantra contains the anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin used to kill Demodex Skin Mites. Demodex skin mites can cause redness likely due to an allergic or chemical...
  13. Oral Fluconazole (Diflucan) for Malassezia, Candida, and Fungal Acne Infections (NIH)

    Doctors may recommend Fluconazole for patients with fungal acne. They recommend that 24 hours after taking the drug, the patient works out and gets sweaty. It forces the drug into the pores...
  14. The generic should work fine. Ivermectin has...

    The generic should work fine. Ivermectin has been around for 40-50 years. I took the generic oral Ivermectin (not the topical) and it totally worked to clear demodex. The topical Soolantra cream is...
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    In my case my doctor followed the dosage protocol...

    In my case my doctor followed the dosage protocol described in the article from the May 2013 Journal of Infectious diseases. That study used the 200 micrograms per kilogram of body weight. Some...
  16. Thanks Brady! I put your link in the original...

    Thanks Brady! I put your link in the original article.
  17. Yes! Eyes and skin are still in remission 16.5...

    Yes! Eyes and skin are still in remission 16.5 months after completion of the treatment.
    Good luck! And please post and let us know if you try this treatment and how it works for you.
  18. In a word: AWESOME!!!!! Everybody reacts...

    In a word: AWESOME!!!!!

    Everybody reacts differently to drugs. I my case I didn't have any noticeable hair loss during treatment.
    Please do post an update. I'm cheering for your continued...
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    Demodex skin mites definitely do NOT like light. ...

    Demodex skin mites definitely do NOT like light. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) skin treatments are known to kill demodex mites. It would be really interesting to see a medical study that tested...
  20. Thread: Oral treatment

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    Garden of Life Probiotics are good. They have a...

    Garden of Life Probiotics are good. They have a special one for Women and a different one for Men. 16 strains of bacteria for the best gut bacteria balance.
    I've never had any side effects from...
  21. Thread: Oral treatment

    by ElaineA
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    Demodex skin mites can be treated on the skin...

    Demodex skin mites can be treated on the skin with topical ointments containing Ivermectin (Soolantra or Rosiver, etc). Ivermectin is not an antibiotic, it kills mites like demodex and scabies. ...
  22. Thread: Oral treatment

    by ElaineA
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    Rosacea can be caused by a lot of different...

    Rosacea can be caused by a lot of different things. Treatment for rosacea will vary depending on what is causing it.
    What kind of rosacea do you have? Have you been tested for demodex skin mites...
  23. Thanks for posting this medical study. It is...

    Thanks for posting this medical study. It is really interesting! Hopefully more dermatologists are getting educated about the effectiveness of using both topical or oral ivermectin as well as the...
  24. Awesome! I am so happy for you!!!!

    Awesome! I am so happy for you!!!!
  25. Sounds like you are making progress! You will...

    Sounds like you are making progress! You will see die offs during this treatment - that may vary for individuals with different levels of demodex infestation. Die offs are a good sign, that means...
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