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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: It is generally believed that they are not viable after 48-72 hours. Most cases of persistent scabies are from unsuccessfully treated or reinfection ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
15 years experience General Practice
Elimite (permethrin): Permethrin cream. Shower and wash your clothes and linen in hot water.
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Dr. Maria Conwell
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, if a close contact: Yes, usually close contacts of persons with scabies need to be treated at the same time as the patient. Even if they aren't itching yet because you c ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Not common: generally speaking, assuming you were treated correctly this should not recur unless living parasites are present in your bedding or clothing. The eg ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
22 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy rash: Scabies is a very itchy and annoying rash that comes from a mite that likes to burrow itself underneath the skin. It is contagious and has a predispos ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Scabies: The skin shows signs of small insect-type bites, or looks like pimples. The skin may also be red or have sores due to scratching of the area. A burro ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Scabies: Scabies the parasite.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely: Herpes rash is little blisters that break open to form an ulcer and is tender when touched. It is caused by herpes type 1 & type 2. Scabies is caused ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Scabies: Scabies can cause intense itching which worsens at night. If you check your skin you can see little burrows made by small blisters and bumps in skin f ... Read More
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