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Question on Health: (admin note: corrected abbreviated words for clarity)
Pretty sure I’m dealing with a collembola infection and wondering what your protocol is. Seemed to occupy one area of the house first, then blew up around the time we drank some supposedly safe natural spring water. Now, they are everywhere in our house.
We stayed in a hotel last night and symptoms were present but better. Much better.
We are washing clothes w ammonia and bagging and have ordered ivermectin for ourselves and cats.
Healing Facilitation Response: What are the symptoms? Have you had any samples tested?
Important to know for sure what you are dealing with. Read about the different kinds of scabies and rule that out because your doctor may suggest a different approach if it is scabies and not collembola.
The problem may be that most doctors don’t even recognize that a springtail infestation is possible in humans so it may be hard to find one that will test for that.Collembola would not be contracted by drinking water. They would be coming from the soil, under the house or around the house.
Springtails live on mold and fungus so keeping kitchens, bathrooms and basements dry and mold-free is vital. Springtails can live in wall voids too so treating the entire house is advisable if you feel you have collembola infestation in humans and pets.
Miracle Mineral Supplement has been suggested as effective against springtail infestation, which is more than just being bit by a parasite, it is an parasitic infestation of the skin.
MMS not an FDA-approved supplement and reports are simply those of people who feel it worked for that purpose, at this point.
The people who make Miracle Mineral Supplement have dosing suggestions for suspected parasitic infestation. However, you really need to read up on MMS before using it and weight the risks vs benefits. If you decide you want to order the Miracle Mineral Supplement, I strongly suggest reading about this special package offer. The total is cheaper than most sites that sell the MMS alone and comes with a book and dvd to help you understand how to best use MMS. I have specific info on the Buying Miracle Mineral Supplement on my website now, as well as information on the FDA’s strong warning against using it.
If it were me, and I thought I had a collembola infestation, I would probably use PCA-rx as well as using MMS. In particular, I feel that PCA-rx might be a better option for children in the home.
However, I repeat, there are specific side effects and risks that I’ve written about with mms so be sure to read that page and also to read over the instructions for using MMS that are available online.
As far as animals go, I’ve used MMS for both dogs and cats with good results but I’m not a veterinarian so check with your vet on using anything else, especially with ivermectin.
Personally, I would not take ivermectin myself or give it to children. However, having said that, I know that ivermectin is considered to be generally well-tolerated and safe. It is effective for scabies but I’m not sure about collumbolla since the two are very different types of creatures.
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I’m not a doctor or a vet and do not diagnose or prescribe. I provide health information for educational purposes.