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Scabies, no improvement with home remedies. How can I cure it?

what i should do to get rid of scabies for good i been have it for 2months now i tried all home remedies but nothing work help please i m going crzy
Asked On : Mon, 12 Mar 2012
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Scabies is a mite infestation presenting with itching papular lesions all over the body , mainly over abdomen,finger web spaces, thigh and genitilia. It usually causes more itching at night .
It is a contagious condition, so proper treatment of the patient and the contacts has to be done
You need to apply 5 percent permethrin cream all over your body.
Single application of this cream all over the body below the neck is to be done.
Apply it at night, leave it overnight, take bath the next morning.
Use crotamiton cream from the next day twice a day over the affected areas.
Take antihistamines for itching.
You have to take care also to disinfect all your clothes and beddings by washing them in warm water and drying them in sun.

And also find out, if anybody else from your family has similar lesions or itching, then they should also be treated.

Wishing you speedy recovery,
Dr Geetika Paul
MD( Dermatology)
Answered: Tue, 19 Nov 2013
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