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Acticin Allergy Signs
On july29 i was prescribed 25mg allergy mini tabs, another medication, and aug3 permethrin cream could that make me not able to be pregnant on july26?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Permethrin failed 4 times. Took first dose of Ivermectin 2 days ago. Still feeling crawling sensation on skin. Normal? Or sign of Ivermectin failure?
Scabies?Give it time: Is this for scabies? It takes up to 3 weeks for scabies rash and itching to clear up. The mites are killed right away, but the immune system continues to react to the mites, eggs, etc in the skin. Re-treatment usually is needed only when symptoms continue beyond 2 weeks. Give it time; discuss with the doctor treating you. ...Read more
1 oz: Apply to entire body from neck down and leave on overnight. Repeat in one week if necessary. Strip sheets and pillow case in morning and wash linens in hot water to kill mites. Also treat everyone else in house even they are symptomatic. Always check if dog or cat is source. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lice and Scabies: Pyrethrin is used to treat lice, which are tiny insects that can infest and irritate the scalp (head lice), the pubic area (crabs), or the body. This medication works by paralyzing and killing lice. Permethrin is used to treat scabies ('mites that attach themselves to the skin) in adults and children 2 months of age and older. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not adviseable: Use individually.Get a more detailed answer ›
Permethrin: This is usually applied and left on overnight, washed off in the morning, then repeated in 1 week. ...Read more
An Insecticide: The use of Permethrin is specifically to treat infestation with mites (mostly scabies). The persistent use of this medicine is not recommended because it is meant to kill the insects. As with any other insecticides, using it persistently would not be advisable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to over use permethrin. Treated once, then found new lesion and started itching again, used cream again 5 days later.
Permethrin: Please understand that much of the infection with scabies is now resistant to over the counter concentration of permethrin. If you are not using prescription strength you may not be fully treated. And it is alway wise to do the treatment twice one week apart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long is Permethrin active on the skin after you have washed it off?
I put the cream on yesterday and washed it off today. Is it still active?
Apply from the neck: and wash off all of it.at the end of 8 hours ...Read more