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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Several: , scabs, scratches, bumps, and fluid filled bumps. They are pretty much everywherein babies, and they itch like crazy.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Visual inspection: Sorry, no advanced technology needed for this diagnosis, which is made by seeing the organism or their eggs at the base of the hairs they reside on.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: After treatment the residual scabies are still in the skin, though dead. Gentle buffing with a loofah in the shower and application of moisturizer may ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Scabies is treated with a topical scabicide such as 5% permethrin. It is applied over the entire body from the chin to the toes and left on for 8 to ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Soon: Symptoms from scabies can get worse before better even after the treatment, but you should see some improvement soon. That is if it is the right diagn ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Hives more likely: What you described is suggestive if hives more than scabies.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
YES: The scabies mite burrows under the top skin layers and poos in their burrow. Much of the intense itching and redness is due to your scratching and the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Scabies: I wish i could shout this out to america. The over the counter permetrin is not strong enough any more to treat almost all cases of scabies. The bug ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Even after complete tx , the itch of scabies can remain for weeks but that itch should be improving over that time period. The use of topical steroids ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Scabies: Scabies are mites, not worms. They create tracts under the skin and are very itchy. 2 treatments, 1 week apart is best and washing all linen. Make sur ... Read More
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