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How long does the scabies rash last after treatment

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Probably not but: Even if the mites are killed, they have left some droppings behind in the skin areas where they had visited. The allergic reaction to the droppings ma... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Weeks: Even though the scabies mites might have been eradicated, their body and droppings stay in the skin for weeks
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
Dermatology 19 years experience
Scabies: Although sometimes referred to as the "seven-year itch, " scabies can be effectively treated with killing of the mite sarcoptes scabiei, preventing cr... Read More
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Usually 2-4 wks: Depending on the severity of the lesions, average out i would say 2-4 wks after successful treatment/erradication of the scaby mite--sarcoptes. The mo... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
See below: 5% Permethrin is applied over the entire body from the chin to the toes and left on for 8 to 14 hours before washing off. The treatment is repeated 1... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Bressack
Dermatology 43 years experience
Get a diagnosis: In order to treat something, you need to know what it is. A "rash" is not a diagnosis, it is a symptom that could be caused by many different things.... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine 45 years experience
Prescription Rx: First get diagnosed properly. Sometimes what we think we have, masquerades as something else. With scabies, the longer you wait, the longer you itch! ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Please let your: Prescribing provider know - you may be having an allergic reaction to the medication.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Scabies.: The differential diagnosis for Scabies may include: Atopic dermatitis / Eczema Contact dermatitis Drug reaction Impetigo Pitaryiasis Rosea Seborrheic... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to be sure: Treatments are directed primarily at killing the scabies mites. The rash is mostly an allergic reaction to debris left behind in the tracts/burrows wh... Read More

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