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How to get rid of scabies bumps

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See Your Doctor: Scabies: a mite; burrows in superficial skin layers, lays eggs in skin also; cause rash, intense itch /inflammation. Prolonged rash, itch can persist ... Read More

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Dr. Scott Lindquist
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Scabies bumps.: If you are sure that it was scabies, they resolve quickly once the bug has been treated. Moisturize your skin 2-3 times a day with any good moisturiz... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
See a dermatologist: Your scabies is cured. An exam by a skin specialist will determine if you have something else or residual effects from violent excoriation when you ha... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Scabies: F of unknown age and location states has scabies. States she had covered body with cream but what can I do to get rid of bumps? ANS: They are reactio... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Scabies: Expect increased itching and red bumps for the first week after taking any medication for scabies. The dead mites remain in the skin for 30 days. They... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See your doc: Scabies is caused by a mite which gets under the skin. You need to see a doctor because there is no over-the-counter medication to treat it. This inf... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Keep clean/HC: These bumps are a skin reaction to the scabies mite burrowing under your skin & craping in the burrow. The itching and redness will gradually fade... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
Dermatologists: Dermatologists would help you, not yourself. Use Elimite (permethrin) once a week for two consecutive weeks would eliminate it in most cases.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
1 or 2: Usually 1 treatment with Elimite (permethrin) is enough. If incompletely cured, additional similar treatment in 14 days may be applied.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
NONE!!!: Permethrin is safe and must be used correctly on all exposed people at the same time, including all who live with the index case, even if they have no... Read More

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