A 23-year-old female asked:
I have no antihistamine at home or lyclear cream to use for my scabies i'm so itchy. what do i have to do to prevent it?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Needs treatment: Scabies rash cannot be treated with antihistamine. You need an anti-mite cream or oral medication to kill them. Even then the itching may linger on for many more days after. See your doctor if otc anti-mite agents failed.
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Last updated Jan 22, 2014
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