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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Scabies in and of itself is a fairly easily treatable infection, however, in HIV + population, especially those who have aids, the immune system may b ... Read More
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Scabies: While scabies is not a side effect of hiv, having HIV can make people who acquire scabies have more serious reactions. Your partner should be aware of ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: The Scabies mite is spread by direct skin to skin contact. Causes a rash of tiny red itchy red bumps with sometimes a red line between them. Acropustu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
23 years experience Pediatrics
Itching from scabies: The pruritus or itching which comes from scabies can be intense even after treatment has been given. If you are having itching from the treatment thi ... Read More
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Dr. Andrea Rodgers
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Tough to treat: Scabies are tough to treat. Sometimes it takes 2-3 treatments to fully kill the mites. If you are still having the symptoms you may need an addition ... Read More
Dr. Keith Leap
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Much the same: When you've been treated, you may still have itching from the dead eggs/mites in your skin. But that should go away fairly quickly. But the itch coul ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: This question requires an in-person exam by a doctor, and depends on what other possible exposures you and your mother have. It's nigh impossible to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly.: Scabies can cause intense itching which worsens at night. If you check your skin you can see little burrows made by small blisters and bumps in skin f ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See Dermatologist: It basically imposible to diagnose rashes over the computer, and since your condition appears to be troublesome, you should see a skin specialist to g ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Itch after scabies: This is a very common occurrence and is your body reacting to the infection and not the scabie itself and may take weeks to resolve.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Bondar
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Recurrence : It is possible to nave recurrence if no thorough washing was done.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Could be scabies: You are describing either scabies or eczema (allergy). If you are also itching in hands and feet it is very likely that it is scabies. In that case al ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
30 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy rash: Scabies may cause itching for some time after treatment but this is prolonged itching. Make sure there is no re-infection or another cause of this itc ... Read More
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