A 30-year-old male asked:
can scabie mites eggs still hatch off the skin?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Holly Maes answered
35 years experience Pediatrics
After what?: Not sure what your question is. You have some question of hatching ability of scabies eggs. If you used the medication prescribed to treat the scabies, any unhatched eggs should become unviable, meaning dead and unable to hatch. If you have any doubt, repeat the original treatment 1 week after initial treatment. If different concern, please clarify question.
Answered on Feb 4, 2019
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