A 30-year-old member asked:
is it possible for me to apply permethrin cream everyday until scabies is gone?
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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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Last updated Oct 20, 2017
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