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is it possible for me to apply permethrin cream everyday until scabies is gone?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Permethrin cream: You should read the info on national institutes of health online www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a698037. This 5% cream may be used more than once but is generally unnecessary. The itching may persist for a long time even after the mites have been killed.

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