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what is the quickest way to get rid of scabies

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Scabies tx: If you have scabies it can require a fair effort to get rid of it. First, you and all the members of your household will need to be treated. Ivermecti ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lindquist
29 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Scabies: Please consult your doctor to get a prescription that can be used for both you and your daughter. It is a lotion that gets applied on your body from t ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Dermatologists: Dermatologists would help you, not yourself. Use Elimite (permethrin) once a week for two consecutive weeks would eliminate it in most cases.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Rx Meds: Topical application of a scabicide for 8-14 hours with a repeat treatment is a week is the common approach. Additional meds used to help itching or fo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can be a while.: Scabies can take effort to get rid of. 1st, you ; all members of family need to be treated. Ivermectin is effective for treating scabies (oral or topi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
2 weeks: If treatment is correct and effective, two weeks are enough.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Permethrin: Use Permethrin (elimite) all over your body, may repeat after 14 days if needed. It's common for the itching to persist for a while after the infectio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Clean house: You will have to clean (ie. Hot water in machine the clothes, bedding and towels you have come in contact with). There may be some things like pillows ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Have it confirmed: Confirmation can lead to a proper treatment and kill off the scabies. Though the scabies die, the skin reaction caused by infestation may remain for ... Read More

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