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Is isolation required while treating scabies?

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Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil

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Posted on Tue, 7 Mar 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: will an emergency room isolate a person with scabies to treat it

I liveinphoenix

I think I need to be isolatedandtreated. please help
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 2 hours later
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Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

Yes, person with crusted scabies is highly contagious and appropriate isolation measures should be undertaken.

Treatment with permethrin should promptly be initiated.

Wishing you best of health

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Follow up: Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 11 minutes later
one more then a hospital will do isolation
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 2 hours later
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Yes

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Hello again.

Yes, according to the setup and facilities available, isolation is advised.

Thanks
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