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how long does ivermectin stay in your body

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Dr. Brian Clear
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Unusual choice: Ivermectin stays in your blood for a day. It's an unusual choice of therapy for scabies infestation and is usually reserved for patients who do not h ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diixa Patel
16 years experience Infectious Disease
Re examination need: If the treatment was for strongyloidosis, stool examination is needed to document clearance of the infection. If it was used for onchocerciasis, it do ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: on why you are taking it for, however most of the dosing is only once, or twice over a two week period, however environmental control for example in p ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Check with your: doctor, s/he may have a reason for your particular case, the usual is one single dose, best wishes
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Complex: This is a complex problem. You should have general tests to rule out underlying metabolic problems such as liver or kidney disease, avoid alcohol all ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
YES: Treatment requires a prescription, typically of a topical medication such as: permethrins, crotamiton, or lindane . Ivermectin's use in scabies is eff ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies: It works on the skin not inside you and treats not prevent scabies
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can use this medicine because lice and scabies the same! Just different words but the same bug.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It can, but: Unlikely in your case, you are still entitled to get other types of skin problems than scabies!! Can't tell what do you exactly have, if you really su ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Ivermectin: After you take ivermectin, it stays in your body for a little over 4 days. Thus, after 4 days you can drink alcohol.
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