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A 44-year-old female asked:

Have an appt w/derm in 7days to eval poss scabies. trtd w/rx perm 4x/5wks, washd linen, trtd fam, cleand w/bleach. new lesion on back. what can i do now?

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
Pediatrics 18 years experience
May not be scabies: You had quite a bit of permethrin. Its hard to imagine that this is still stabies hanging around. F you scratched a lot this could be a secondary infection. See you doctor to make sure its not staph or other types of infectious lesion.
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