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will sulfur soap kill scabies

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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You need prescribed medications to kill scabies.

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
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
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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
18 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes, but only kills: live mites. Animal scabies mite does not reproduce on the human host, so a few days should take care of it. For human to human scabies, the sulfur so ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, Scabies are not: Bacteria. Medications prescribed by your health care provider are usually needed to treat scabies. Creams include: Permethrin 5%, benzyl benzoate, su ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No : No.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably: Cannot find any definitive data, but hard to imagine these critters surviving application of bleach. The question is what other effects will the blea ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Stephens
17 years experience Dermatology
Not really: The key to treating scabies is total eradication followed by thorough washing of all sheets, towels, blankets, and clothing that may have been exposed ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No : You need a scabicide to kill scabies. Elimite (permethrin) cream can be prescribed by your doctor.

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