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Exposed to scabies, using Permethrin, temporary relief with itching. Solution?

I have been exposed to scabies at the daycare center I work at what is the best treatment I have used Permethrin 5% and I felt lsome relief, but now it is back especially on my neck and chest. I have also tried sulfur lavendar soap and scabie sulfur cream, and last night I tried coconut oil, cove bud oil, neem oil, etc it has helped but i am feeling itchy AGAIN! What do you think about the oral med I have recently read about
Asked On : Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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Thanks for the query.
One application of permethrin is good enough to cure scabies.

The itch usually lasts long,

Sometimes even for a month.

use some antihistamine tablet daily for a month,

you will get good response,

Please meet a dermatologist and discuss regarding this.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Tue, 23 Jul 2013
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