A member asked:
What’s the best treatment for scabies mites?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Laura Webb answered
12 years experience in Pediatrics
5% permethrin cream: This cream is available by prescription and can be used in children as young as 2 months. The cream should be massaged into the skin from scalp to legs and left on overnight, rinsed off in the morning. All household contacts should be treated. Then wash all your clothing and bedding in hot water. You may need to repeat the cream in 1 week if itching persists.
Answered on Aug 12, 2018
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