A 21-year-old male asked:
After seeing red, itchy bumps on my skin for a week, i went to my doctor. they said i may have scabies and prescribed me permetherin cream. after using the cream, i started to feel better until about 4 days later, when new bumps started forming. what do i
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
See a dermatologist: Better see a dermatologist for a specialist management, permethrin cream can work in other skin conditions than scabies, even if it was scabies, treatment isn't only permethrin, rather several things to be done. More detailed history and physical exam are warranted by an experienced eye, good luck
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