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does bleach kill scabies eggs

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
24 years experience Family Medicine
Ivermectin: Dose is 0.2mg/kg. Average weight of an adult is 70 kg, which is 14mg. There are 2.2 lb per kg. Scabies don't usually leave eggs, so the Ivermectin wil ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
No : You need a scabicide to kill scabies. Elimite (permethrin) cream can be prescribed by your doctor.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably: Cannot find any definitive data, but hard to imagine these critters surviving application of bleach. The question is what other effects will the blea ... Read More
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Dr. Cynthia Lu
16 years experience General Practice
Yes: Bleach will break up the cell walls of those little creatures. Practice good hand washing techniques. Wash your clothes in hot water. Wipe all furnitu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kern
40 years experience Pediatrics
No. Use Elimite (permethrin). : No, Elimite (permethrin) (Topical Permethrin) is generally used to treat scabies. It requires a prescription. Generally ALL household members should b ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
27 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies Facts Here.: http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/scabies/
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Scabies: 33 year old gentleman with scabies infection treated with oral therapy now with new red rash. You may require treatment with oral and topical therapy. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies treatment: involves using a prescription medication, usually in a cream form. It is applied head to toe overnight, then washed off. It is important to washes a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Here's how...: Hello. If you have scabies it can require a fair effort to get rid of it. First, you and all the members of your household will need to be treated. Iv ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
No: Treat scabies safely with prescription Elimite (permethrin) or in resistant cases lindane. Elimite (permethrin) is safe for everyone including small c ... Read More

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