South Burlington, VT
A 65-year-old female asked:
I was treated for scabies 1 1/2 yrs ago with 2 treatments of permethrin 5 % . i have chronic itching starting about the same time. are they related?
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Dr. Jack Mutnickanswered
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Scabies: Tough to say. Do you have the same rash you had before with the scabies or is it simply itch without rash. Could be a completely different cause or it could simply be scarring or irritation of the nerve receptors.
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