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Gainesville, FL
A 19-year-old male asked:

Can rubbing bleach on skin kill scabies?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
No : You need a scabicide to kill scabies. Elimite (permethrin) cream can be prescribed by your doctor.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

Can scabies kill the part of the skin?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
No.: I'm not sure exactly what you're asking, but mostly, scabies just itches. A lot. It cannot by itself cause any permanent damage to the skin.
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Last updated Nov 20, 2020

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