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What to do in case of scabies rashes ?

does the scabies rash come and go? when i get hot i break out which sounds like heat rash but my sister (who does not live with me) had scabies and i am afraid i got it from her
Asked On : Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi..dear cong..,
Thanks for choosing HCM.., is highly contagious disease..,
It can spread contact, fomites, and articles..,
So good treatment is there.,
1) Apply Permethrin lotion from neck to bottom at great toe.,
after hot water bath with permethrin soap..,
2) Tab.. Ivermectin 12 mg single dose..,
3) PERMETHRIN cream at papular lesions 2 times daily..,
4) Tab Levocetrizine daily night times to alleviate the itdching..,
ok thanQ
Answered: Sun, 29 Apr 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Mostaque Mahmud's  Response
Scabies is a contagious disease. One can get infected with it on close contact, share bed, towels and clothing with an infected person.
If you developed scabies rashes or in confusion You better take the following medications..
1. Permethrin 5% cream-e. g. Lotrix 5% cream-Apply on whole body (except head and neck) once at night and take a shower at next morning.
2. You should wash and iron your bed sheet and clothing after use of permethrin cream.
Answered: Sat, 28 Apr 2012
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