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Louisville, KY
A 27-year-old female asked:

Took permethrin for scabies rash. initial rash has cleared but new rashes are forming in new spots on my body. did the treatment not work?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
See below: It's recommended to receive two treatments with 5% Permethrin 1 week apart. Make sure that you treat your whole body from chin to toes and leave the Permethrin on your skin for 8 to 14 hours before washing it off.

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