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Permethrin 1% lotion scabies

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

. Permethrin why can't I use it for another 7 days. Can I use Calamine Lotion instead. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Geetika Paul MD

pedestrian 5 percent body cream and 1 percent hair lotion...I followed the directions and this is the second ... that had nor has scabies ...Could I have been infected by ear mites from my dog? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Geetika Paul ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Muhammed Aslam MD

Please be in depth with these 2 answers: 1. What are SCABIES???? 2.. HOW DO GET RID OF SCABIES?? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammed Aslam ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Haleema MD

I am a 64 year old female and was diagnosed with scabies last Wednesday Feb 15 by my dermatologist . I immediately started the 5% Permethrin cream and the next morning took 5 Ivermectin 3mg tablets ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Haleema ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rovena Murati MD

I'm starting using permethrin to get rid of scabies , but I've also heard of people using sulphur soap. Any thoughts on using this? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rovena Murati ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi MD

hi! i am diagnosed to have scabies spread over my skin and treating this for 1week already. The doctor gave me permethrin shampoo and Cetaphil lotion to use. I would like to ask if... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Mano Rajam MD

I am in Thailand currently and seems that I have scabies. I went to Bangkok hospital and foctor ordered me Hecin lice killing cream 1% permethrin. Now after about one week from treatment I have new ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mano Rajam ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

I have been house bound since August. I have scabie mites and I don t want to spread them. I have tried permethrin 4 times. Didn t work. I have paid alot of money to companies who claim there product ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar MD

I dont know if this is the right category to put this in but iv jus been diagnosed with SCABIES ... apart my skin and i cant sleep at night iv been on benadreel and anti itch creams nd lotions NOTHING ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Md Faiz Akram MD

hello I would like to know does mometasone furoate 0.1% be able to cure scabies, my brother ... as we have permethrin but it s my prescription and we have 1 full tube left ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Md Faiz Akram ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

hi,yes this can happen in few hysensitive people

Dr. Dr. Sudhir Kumar MD

Hi, see dermatologist.permethrin 5% dermal cream used.

Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti MD

There is no cross reaction and relation .it is slightly irritant.you can use it or else try with permethrin cream/ lotion(permite) for scabies which is less irritant.hit thanks.