Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
130 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Doctors waiting to answer your question
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
MD
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

General & Family Physician

Exp 6 years

Dr. Suresh Heijebu
MD
Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

Exp 9 years

Dr. Vaishalee Punj
MD
Dr. Vaishalee Punj

General & Family Physician

Exp 16 years

Dr.Raju
MD
Dr.Raju

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Kiran Kumar
MD
Dr. Kiran Kumar

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Arun Prasad
MD
Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

Can permethrin cream be used daily for scabies treatment

Premium Questions

Dr. Geetika Paul MD

I had scabies took ivermectin for three days an used eurax lotion for three days off one for a month. Been off for four days have one itchy spot an then the next day in the afternoon found other spot ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Geetika Paul ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

My 24 yr old grandson lives with us (grandparents) and was just diagnosed with scabies . He said we haveto also take permethrin cream even though neither of us have any rash or itch or signs of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kathy Robinson ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

Hello! My 95 year old mother contracted scabies while in rehab last April. I have treated her with Permethrin cream ( and all that entails) 5 times since the initial outbreak, but it keeps coming back ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

scabies while on vacation in FL and have had to be treated twice with the lotion. I have 2 questions. 1) it appears the scabies treatment has worked as my rash is getting better and so is the itching.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Kalpana Pathak MD

I have used the scabie permethrin cream twice and I still have nodes on my body that still itch. There are some on my penis as well. Are the mites still in the nodes? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kalpana Pathak ( Dermatologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr.   Charu Bansal MD

Hi doctor..i think i have scabies...i have the tinu bumps and scratch marks on my knees and stomach area..i use tetmosol soap twice day to bath and permethrin cream.can i use the cream... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Charu Bansal ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Rafiqullah Khan MD

Hello Doctors: Please let people know that most of the time that should not use Permethrin a second time, because they are still itching after scabies treatment. Almost always they are... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rafiqullah Khan ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Johny Chacko MD

Hi, ive just been treated for mild scabies and have had the treatment cream but im still itcvhing and there are some lil looking nat bites appearing to the surface is this normal? also can i use other... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Johny Chacko ( Dermatologist)
Dr.    Ivan R. Rommstein MD

I am supposed to apply permethrin cream on my whole body for scabies treatment. I developed scabies on my penis foreskin but saw a little red bump on penis head recently...is it also... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Ravindra Singh Chandrakar MD

Hi I have scabies I am using cream at the moment but I m just wondering if there is any other way also a tall of getting read of them? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ravindra Singh Chandrakar ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Divakara MD

HI Treatment is by using Permethrin cream , but you need to consult a Physician and take treatment under his supervision .

Dr.  Yogesh D MD

Please consult his doctor again as soon as possible. Looks like infected scabies and this needs a good antibiotic along with anti scabies treatment.

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

hi,yes this can happen in few hysensitive people