A member asked:

Do i needed to steam clean my couch if i being treated for suspected scabies? i know not using it for a few days would be the best but thats not really an option. any other suggestions for how to treat it? thanks?

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Dr. Stanley Katz answered

Specializes in Dermatology

If you truly have scabies { particular itching and rash }, you should be treated along with all of your current contacts in your home as well as washing thoroughly all your bedding and clothing .This would include your couch and other areas of exposure in your home. Also, the topical treatment should be applied head to toes for 24 hrs to be of the most benefit. Those exposed treated at same time

Answered Jul 23, 2023



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