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nix creme rinse medication

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Dr. Jianjun Wu
37 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies treamtment: the recommended treat for scabies is 5% pernethrin in a cream form for 12hour, The cream rinse would not be enough, also worry about exposure to ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Not always: Some sarcoptes scabiei (mite causing scabies) became resistant to nix (permethrin) and requires lindane treatment.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
HIV transmission: HIV is spread only by blood and certain other body fluids, including semen and vaginal fluid. It is not spread by casual contact and it would not be ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Nix allergy: NIx ( permethrin topical) is used for treatment of lice. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance c ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Treat twice: It is recommended particularly with nix (permethrin) to repeat the treatment one week later. The most important part of treatment however is " nit pic ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edith Allen
23 years experience Pediatrics
No: The manufacturer recommends to leave it on the patient's hair for 10 minutes. Most importantly, this is an insecticide that paralyze the lice, thus wh ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Can happen: Scabies mites burrow into the upper layers of your skin leaving fecal debris behind in their tracts.The formation of skin changes and itching is the b ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Nix (permethrin) and toddler: Not an issue the main ingredient in Nix (permethrin) is derived from the flower chrysanthemum and is a common ingredient in a lot of household bug ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
You need to be seen: The symptoms you are describing need an evaluation. You will need an exam and some labs to get an accurate DX.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Hair bugs: There is resistance to over the counter medicine for lice so see a physician for prescription medication

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