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Tiny black specks in hair, makes small holes on scalp. Home remedy?

I have been to several doc who think nothing is in my hair, but trust me there are. They are tiny blacks specks, they bite and if they fall on my face they like burrow on my face... if not removed it make a small hole that goes deep and when I do pick them off it leaves a sore that takes forever to heal. This is so gross and defeating because I m a very clean person. My 8-10 have it also. I don t know if someone gave them to me or if they are from my pets. My pets have been groomed and treated for fleas. I ve been treated for scabies which I knew it wasn t and and I bought head lice meds... neither worked... please help me... is there a home remedy? Also these don t look like a bug, but rather a black flake and very small. Also they get like a clear gooey gel which I ve noticed on my hair.
Asked On : Tue, 29 May 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi...dear vera..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
I gone through Ur history..,
No doubt according to Ur discription , it could be Mite.,
Mites are common among Pets..,
Becos I have Beautiful pet called SCOOBY...LaBraDor dog..,
every month it has infestation of these is highly contagious..,
So it must be treated by Deworming and Deinfestation..,
So like this....U might be De-miteing ur mites by...
1) Aply Permethrin 1%lotion on scalp throughout night ..,
morning ..have head bath,
2) Tab Ivermectin 12 mg and Albendazole 400 mg combination ...,
Bendec-IM.....once in every 3 days for 3 times ..,
3) Permethrin cream on affected part...PRIN cream..,
Total mites removed along with nits within week .,
Answered: Tue, 29 May 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Raju A.T's  Response

Welcome to Healthcaremagic.

Here you may need to take a sample of the infesting organism which can help the Dermatologist to believe you and put you on treatment.

Applying lemon juice or scrubbing lemon to the scalp may help but if they are really some bugs as you mention then there would be need for specific medication which can be decided after seeing the bugs .

Wish you good health.
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