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Will sulfur soap kill scabies

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
It can't.: The prescription treatment (either topical or oral), after a thorough bath or shower (using any soap you wish) will be effective. The next morning, la... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Wait: Without seeing these it is impossible to diagnose on the internet. In fact, your dermatologist was not sure and had to biopsy these. Wait for result... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
There : There is an over the counter treatment called elimite (permethrin). I believe it is inexpensive. Also remember to wash your sheets/bedding in very hot... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
No: You need prescribed medications to kill scabies.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
No: Avoid ingredients you may be allergic to. Consider moisturizers, aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil and witch hazel to manage the itch until you see a doctor.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: Benzoyl peroxide is much more effective. Acne is not a hygiene problem. If the benzoyl peroxide isn't sufficient, please get with your personal physic... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Schieber
28 years experience
It's just soap: The only thing soap does (whatever kind) is help get rid of dirt and oils. If you want skin anti-aging, best bet is to protect from sun, don't smoke,... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No: Sulfur soap is used for acne. It sloughs old skin and has a drying effect. The vaginal tissues are far too delicate that . You do not need to scrub o... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 21 years experience
No: No. As long as fluids are going from one body to the next especially without barrier protection, there is a risk of std.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Menter
Dermatology 56 years experience
Yes, the Sulfur can cause the irritation and itching. Apply a weak Cortisone ointment, not cream, sparingly 2-3 times daily.Rub in gently and complete... Read More
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