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What can I use for scabies ?

I have 2 small bumps on my shoulder i think they are scabies one itch the other does not i put neem oil on them and bathed with sulfur soap. My husband was diagnosed with scabies over two weeks ago. I was with him last on April 6th. What can I use for scabies
Mon, 16 May 2011
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Hi,
The 2 bumps you got is doubtful weather it is of scabies or not,
Generally scabies is common on the skin between the fingers,having very small eruptions and there is lots of itching and sometimes due to severe itching there is infection.
So you should be confirmed scabies,there may be scabies on shoulder but primarily lesion is in between the fingers.
so let it be diagnosed by dermatologist.
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