We have an unknown mite infestation that we cannot get rid of, please help..

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We had a roommate move in three years ago, she had a dog who itched and flopped its ears a lot. Our dogs started itching and flopping there ears and then we started itching and getting bit and it never stopped. It comes in cycles, starting with light crawling that seems to be worse at night but happens during the day as well. It intensifies in a day or two and i can feel little pin prick stings as well as crawling and this lasts for a few days intensely with a lack of sleep and scratching all night. It seems to get better for a few days of a less intense relief and then its back and starts all over. It doesn't look like scabies bites or follow the pattern of scabies rash. I have bites focused mainly around my chest neck behind ears and on my face and upper back, they are other places as well but they are focused there and we have scars. The do seem to like areas where clothes are the tightest. Our dogs have scratch marks in ears and around the neck and on the chest and back legs as well.  I have been to the doctor and treated with permethrin and taken the dogs in and treated for mange..numerous skin scrapings have come up negative. The dogs were given a dose of ivermectin injection three different times and we have done Permethrin three times from the dr. as well as got rid of dog beds and soaked them in medicated shampoo. We bagged all our stuff and washed and dried everything before we used and vacummed like crazy and mopped with bleach mixture even the walls numerous times. We have a plastic cover on our bed and pillow cases. We have moved five times since this started and we deep clean everything and treat before we move but its still haunting us..We have tried lintox, permethrin and ivermectin (orally) on the dogs as well as sulfur dips and peppermint tea tree soaks and tried the borax and hydrogen peroxide recipe for dogs. I have made medicine for in there ears used at the same time as well. On us i bought the permethrin for horses and we made our own 5%. We have also tried neem, peppermint, tea tree oil, lavender and sulfur lotion, pastes and soaks. We have tried all these things for a month each and still no resolve. We have a Son on the way in a couple weeks and i have come to terms with the fact that we will not be rid of this mystery mite by then and it scares me to death. I have only been able to do natural oils while pregnant. I bought a microscope and have been taping itchy parts and taping around the dogs at night and our bed and looking at whatever i can try and find under the microscope and nothing... I even do skin scrapes with a razor blade and mineral oil on slides. I am at a loss and feel hopeless. as of late i have been seeing tiny little red pin point marks where the skin is white around it, they are not raised at all though and i am unsure if it is related. I have thought some sort of demodex, bird mite, rat mite or scabies and even bedbugs? I cannot find anything on the microscope. They are relentless and i am about to burn everything we own and bomb the cars and buy all new clothes and treat us all then camp out for a month!! I don't know what else to do. Any input would be helpful. I have attached pics of bites and a strange pattern of worm shaped demodex like shell or casing that might be mite related and a picture of a bite site under microscope.

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    I have a very similar problem. It started about a month ago. It seems to be everywhere. In my clothes not worn for ever. I can feel them moving. Just rubbed in a tube of Permethrin and put on a polyester sweatshirt to avoid cream from rubbing off my skin felt good and noe I feel them crawling like they were in the sweatshirt. It looks very similar under the 125 magnification microscope.
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      Hello I have dealt with the same thing for almost a year now. I went to doctor's , took ivermectin, permethrin creams, sprayed bombed you name it, I tried it. I even moved twice maticulasly whipped down and washed everything with bleach and threw out a lot of things as well including a bed. I have finally concocted a spray that kills them almost instantly. I finally slept great without getting bit or feeling them crawling around on me. Go to the store and buy rubbing alcohol 90%, Dr.Teals bath and body oil (eucalyptus & spearmint), Dawn dish soap, tea tree oil, and a liter spray bottle. Make a 70% alcohol 30% water mix in the bottle leaving a 1/4 of the bottle empty. Then add a 1/3 of the Dr.Teal's bath and body oil to the solution add a half ounce of Tea tree oil and ten pumps of Kerosel, last add 5-10 drops of Dawn dish soap and close the bottle and shake. You should have a milky white solution now. Spray this on every surface you can as often as you can. Add a couple cap fulls of the Dr.Teals oil to your laundry as well. Hope this helps. God Bless you always 🙂

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    imagewe have this also, going to health dept to see if they can help identify species. im going crazy! when scab removed we noticed many moving worms moving. used cell phone camera. some sort of mite? parasite? nothing is killing them they look like slivers of wood.please informg

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    Hello, I would like you to share the photos of the mite with me. My wife and I have had the same problem. After 4 months we are getting it under control. Under the microscope we also find elongated and thin shapes. However, we have not been able to identify them; they do not look like mites. The symptoms are intense itching mainly at night, papules, tingling. The cause not visible to the naked eye. It gave us results to improve the immune system, bath with antiseptic solution, keratolytic shampoo, shampoo with phenothrin and thyme oil, besides the exhaustive disinfection of the clothes and environment. We plan to write an paper about our experience, and hope to share it in a couple of months.

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      Hello I have dealt with the same thing for almost a year now. I went to doctor's , took ivermectin, permethrin creams, sprayed bombed you name it, I tried it. I even moved twice maticulasly whipped down and washed everything with bleach and threw out a lot of things as well including a bed. I have finally concocted a spray that kills them almost instantly. I finally slept great without getting bit or feeling them crawling around on me. Go to the store and buy rubbing alcohol 90%, Dr.Teals bath and body oil (eucalyptus & spearmint), Dawn dish soap, tea tree oil, and a liter spray bottle. Make a 70% alcohol 30% water mix in the bottle leaving a 1/4 of the bottle empty. Then add a 1/3 of the Dr.Teal's bath and body oil to the solution add a half ounce of Tea tree oil and ten pumps of Kerosel, last add 5-10 drops of Dawn dish soap and close the bottle and shake. You should have a milky white solution now. Spray this on every surface you can as often as you can. Add a couple cap fulls of the Dr.Teals oil to your laundry as well. Hope this helps. God Bless you always 🙂

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    These are my photos. My comment in the previous post.

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      Hello I have dealt with the same thing for almost a year now. I went to doctor's , took ivermectin, permethrin creams, sprayed bombed you name it, I tried it. I even moved twice maticulasly whipped down and washed everything with bleach and threw out a lot of things as well including a bed. I have finally concocted a spray that kills them almost instantly. I finally slept great without getting bit or feeling them crawling around on me. Go to the store and buy rubbing alcohol 90%, Dr.Teals bath and body oil (eucalyptus & spearmint), Dawn dish soap, tea tree oil, and a liter spray bottle. Make a 70% alcohol 30% water mix in the bottle leaving a 1/4 of the bottle empty. Then add a 1/3 of the Dr.Teal's bath and body oil to the solution add a half ounce of Tea tree oil and ten pumps of Kerosel, last add 5-10 drops of Dawn dish soap and close the bottle and shake. You should have a milky white solution now. Spray this on every surface you can as often as you can. Add a couple cap fulls of the Dr.Teals oil to your laundry as well. Hope this helps. God Bless you always 🙂

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      This is the same thing i have and it's mites. D- gallinae, tropical rat mite, or Cheyletiella mite.A few years ago, pharm companies came out with medication to treat animals for mites that is almost 100% effective and I think it's driven these mites to find a new host in humans. (just my theory) There are multiple scholarly articles about the growing problem in humans. I noticed the wikipedia page on D-gallinae has been updated too and now says they can live fully on humans .

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    It it is in the water it develops from bacteria, Drs will not recognize it because it would cure too many illnesses that make the government alot of money!!!

    I have been to 8 Drs and numerous testing they said I was crazy but yet my family dr retired all of a sudden with leaving no backup dr.

    All they have to do is put enough chemicals in the water system to kill the bacteria.

    It's getting worse by the day.

    I have attached picsimage imageimageimage these are just a few of many pics ...

    If anyone knows how to kill this s**t please help!!!

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