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Permethrin cream for scabies

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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. Michelle Gibson James MD

Hi I was just diagnosed with scabies and was told to apply a permethrin cream . It says to apply to the whole body, do I have to apply it to my entire penis? , incuding the head? Should I shave my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( 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)
Dr. Suma Parinam MD

Im having scabies .....i visited the doctor yesterday he have me permethrin cream and told to apply it every night to the whole body and gave me teczin 5mg but i have unbearablle itching all over the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suma Parinam ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.   Hardik Pitroda MD

I was just wondering if permethrin cream truly is effective in killing scabies coupled with prednisone for the inflammation? Also, my doc told me to wash any close I had recently worn and bed clothes ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hardik Pitroda ( Dermatologist)
Dr.   Mersila Qahajaj MD

I somehow was attacked by scabies. 4 days ago I went to the doctor and they prescribed me permethrin cream and my family, we cleaned everything good. I still feel like bugs are crawling on me every ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mersila Qahajaj ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Carol Rogala MD

Hi Doc , I am suffering from scabies and today I used PERMETHRIN cream. There many bumps on my whole body and it is itchy as well. Can you please help me and recomend me what exactly I should do ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Carol Rogala ( Emergency Medicine Specialist)
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 daily.and if i... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Charu Bansal ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Shyam B. Kale MD

My husband has crusted scabies. He lives in a nursing home. His doctor put him on a very aggressive treatment with permethrin and ivermectin. He also sad that I should be treated. I took permethrin... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shyam B. Kale ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

hi,yes this can happen in few hysensitive people

Dr.  Divakara MD

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

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.