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How Do You Get Rid Of Skin Parasites In Your Skin
What parasites?: Before anyone can tell you how to get rid of parasites, s'he needs to identify, 1st, do you truly have a parasitic infestation and, 2nd, if so, what type. Fleas, ticks, bedbugs and scabies mites are common skin parasites is the U.S.. There are other skin parasites that are mostly found in the tropics. The treatment varies depending on the species. See a dermatologist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Parasites require other living organisms for their own survival. Human parasites need substances from our bodies for survival and cannot live without contact with humans and sometimes other organisms.. They may live in the blood stream, organs. Under the skin or nails, etc. Some parasites live in our pets, in insects, on plants, etc., but none live independent of whatever ...Read more
Depends on the Bug: Scabies is probably the most common skin parasite in most parts of the us. They are easily treated with topical medications. Close contacts are also usually treated to prevent reinfection. There are however many other parasites that are endemic to certain locales and countries. Treatment varies and depends on an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Start with diagnosis: Depending upon doctor's suspicion, based on your exposure risks & symptoms, your stool culture may look for salmonella, shigella, campylobacter, yersinia, & sometimes pathogenic e.Coli, additionally, stool can be checked for std, clostridium difficile, giardia, parasites, opportunistic pathogens. Parasites also found colonoscopically & by "scotch-tape test" of peri-anal area looking for shed eggs. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the parasite. You should see a doctor and have your stool tested to see what kind of parasite you have. ...Read more
Yes: Many herbs can successfully treat parasites, including garlic, black walnut, gentian, quassia, and artemesia annua. The one I have had the most success with is papaya seeds- about 2 tbsp of ground papaya seeds. Of course, which herbs to use depends on which parasites you have. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/intestinal-parasites-000097.Htm and http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=yrgluattmzq. ...Read more
Consult MD: And get treated. Practice good hygine!Get a more detailed answer ›
Much info: Go to parasitesinhumans.Org.Get a more detailed answer ›
None proven: There are no "natural" anti-helminthics (anti-parasitic-worms) that are proven safe, proven effective, and proven reliable for use in humans. Native cultures have had folk medicines claimed to kill worms, but they may be unsafe (damages organs), uneffective (doesn't kill worms), or unreliable (kills a few worms, occasionally). Since doctors have good anti-worm medicines, there is no need to worry. ...Read more
It's possible: BUT, they are more likely acquired in third world countries and much less common to get in the US. If diagnosed, there are medications that can treat a parasitic infection. ...Read more
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