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Kerosene effect on scabies

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Is Permethrin cream safe and effective in treatment of scabies?

My 24 yr old grandson lives with us (grandparents) and was just diagnosed with scabies . He said we haveto also take permethrin cream even though neither of us have any rash or itch or signs of scabies. Do ...

What is scabies?

Please be in depth with these 2 answers: 1. What are SCABIES???? 2.. HOW DO GET RID OF SCABIES?? ...

Having itchy red rashes on skin. On medication for scabies. Getting eczema patches. Is this serious?

part of his body. he has been trying medications for scabies but has not helped him a bit. He has been ... skin diseases trigger of asthma in patients as a side effect and therefore i have decided to reject ...

Microscopic insect infestation, ruled out lice and scabies, prescribed permethrin, not a delusion

he now seems to have what I have. I rule out lice and a naturpathic doctor ruled out scabies but said ... it to be very effective. A dermatologist couldn't get a sample and discredited the samples I brought in which i ...

What is the cause and treatment for scabies?

Red itchy bumps 8 -10 on my scrotum skin Itching in armpit and waist line and thighs and buttocks no puss or water emits Get relief after application of diprovate n Itching increases in evening
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Suggest treatment for scabies

Hi Doctor, I got infested with scabies December 2013 in Australia. I tryed permethrin 5%, benzil ... sprayed myself with a bleach solution, last I tryed kerosene for 3 nights. Nothing works. It drives me ...

Suggest treatment for scabies

I live in Ridgecrest CA and been suffering from mites (possibly scabies) for about 2 years now ... being treated? Also what treatment is the safest and most effective (I have a 6 yr old)? ...

Is permethrin cream effective in killing scabies?

I was just wondering if permethrin cream truly is effective in killing scabies coupled with prednisone for the inflammation? Also, my doc told me to wash any close I had recently worn and bed clothes ...

Will sulfur ointment and soap effectively treat scabies?

Will a 10% sulfur ointment and/ or soap effectively treat scabies. If so recommended usage .... Took dr. awhile to figure out, still not positive if it is scabies. Thanks for any help. YYYY@YYYY ...

Does Mometasone furoate cure scabies?

hello I would like to know does mometasone furoate 0.1% be able to cure scabies, my brother was given the creme by a doctor , also I would like to mention he is handicapped , If that has any effect ...

Treatment for scabies

i am having scabies wat treatment do you suggest its been 10 days am suffering from that i am regularly using fourderm on d rashes on scrotum but its not healing ...

Is scabies contagious?

that that she was diagnosed with scabies . She is covered from head to foot with itchy scaly skin. I have ... I do? I have done some research on scabies and it seems to be highly contagious. Should I resign my ...


I dont know if this is the right category to put this in but iv jus been diagnosed with SCABIES and this medication cream is to expesnsive for me right now but i need help this itch is driving me crazy im tearing ...

Can it be scabies?

I am having itching all over the body. Can it be scabies? ...

Could itchy rash be a side effect of taking ferrous sulphate for scabies?

ferrous sulfate is a new med that I have been taking for about 4 months. I have a really itchy rash, that was looked on, as being as scabies. I was not tested for it. I used premethrin cream about 4 times, and now ...
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having a hard time getting rid of scabies
Hello and welcome to HCM, Very effective treatment is available for scabies. You need to consult your doctor (preferably) dermatologist for clinical examination and prescription of anti-scabies ointment. If you have not responded to anti-scabies treatment, it is likely that you are suffering from some other problem. Thanks and take care Dr Shailja P Wahal
Will swimming in a pool with chlorine water to scabies and their eggs?
Hello, Though your question is missing some words, I will answer it both ways.Swimming in a pool with chlorine water will not cause nor will treat scabies and their eggs.Its a parasite infection.It spreads from person to person.And very effectively can be treated with skin medications.There are chances of contracting it if diseased person is swimming in the pool.Regards
How do you know if scabie cream is working after treatment
Hi, There would be no new rashes and symptoms would regress(itching and rash). Scabies cream is very effective and remarkable results are obtained within a few days after administration. Remember treating all affected persons and cleansing and disinfecting all linen are very important for complete treatment and cure. I wish you well. Feel free to ask for more information if need be.
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