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i've been treated for scabies with permethrin for four weeks now but i still have bumps on penis. bumps have dissappeared from everywhere else.?

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Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
SCABIES: It may take a bit longer but it may also be molluscum contagioum which is commonly seen with scabies, have a dermatologist recheck your lesions.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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