A 33-year-old member asked:
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permethrin cream how often should i apply?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Once: In most cases you just apply it once. Itching may continue for a while, but it's not due to living mites.
Answered on Jul 7, 2019

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