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Suggest alternative medication for scabies

Hi I ve had scabies 10months now I ve seen numbers of gp and they still haven t came close to killing them for me ..I ve used lyclear numerous times its In affective to me ..went to a dermatologist he gave me steroid cream which was no use wat so ever I stil have the mites inside my skin is there any other cream a dermatologist can prescribe to kill off the scabies
Wed, 23 Sep 2015
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Hi,
Sometimes it is difficult to cure scabies as proper steps are not taken.
So go according to steps mentioned below,
1, All family members are to go for treatment,
2, Take shower at night and afterwards hard rubbing with towels which will open pores in which parasite lodges in.
Unless pores are not open lotion for scabies does not enter and parasites will not be affected.
3, Apply anti-scabies lotion all over body except face.
4,Do not put on clothes till lotion dried of.
5 Go for sleep and in the morning take shower.
6, Wash all clothes with chemical agents.
7, Repeat this application after a week if require.
8, Do not use clothes or towels used by other family members.
Ok and take care.
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