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dead scabies look like
A 29-year-old female asked:
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
A 52-year-old female asked:
15 years experience General Practice
Elimite (permethrin): Permethrin cream.
Shower and wash your clothes and linen in hot water.
A female asked:
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
A 42-year-old male asked:
42 years experience Dermatology
No: No you can not see them. They're microscopic.
A female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
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
A member asked:
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
A 59-year-old member asked:
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Family Medicine
Scabies: Scabies the parasite.
A 37-year-old member asked:
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
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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