A 21-year-old female asked:
Can a rash from scabies spread after permethrin treatment of the mites are killed? just did treatment last night, rash on cheek now, not itchy
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Dr. John Chiuanswered
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Probably not but: Even if the mites are killed, they have left some droppings behind in the skin areas where they had visited. The allergic reaction to the droppings may linger on for a couple of more weeks. However it is uncommon to involve the face and thus the problem may not be scabies.
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