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i was diagnosed to have bed bug by my gp, and was gave kwellada-p (permethethrine 5%). i applied trice, but bumps and rash still appears. is it scabie?

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Dr. David Sire
Dermatology 54 years experience
Hard to tell: If the rash is persisting you shoud see a dermatologist. Your skin should be examined and scrapped to check for mites. The Permethrin is a treatment for scabies but not bed bugs.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Derm Eval.: Some bedbugs are resistant to permethrin.

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