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Body Mites Treatment
3step Multi-approach: Scabies is a common skin infection and it's spread by direct contact with the scabies germ. #1the best treatment is prevention of contact when possible. #2however, once infection has occurred, the next step is to treat with one of several scabicide (scabies-killing) creams as per provided instructions. #3treatment's not complete however until exposed clothing, bedding etc. Have been cleaned, too.See 1 more doctor answer
Trombiculidae: Itching can be helped with topical corticosteroids and antihistamines as well as hot showers or baths. In cases of severe dermatitis or secondary infection with chigger bites, a doctor should be consulted. Some apply petroleum jelly or painting nail polish over the chigger bite under the false belief that the nail polish will suffocate the chiggers under the skin, but it does not work that way.
Is demotex mites for real. I went for scalp treatment n they say I have it n nees to do every week scalp treatment. Not sure how true is this?
Demodex mites: Demodex is a genus of tiny parasitic mites that live in or near hair follicles of mammals. Two living on humans have been identified; demodex folliculorum and demodex brevis, often called eyelash mites. Infestation with demodex is common, usually doesn't cause any symptoms, although occasionally secondary infection can occur. Suggest ignore them.
If I have scabies, can my dog spread the mites throughout my house? I'm in treatment but don't want my dog to spread the mites.
Yes- have it checked: Scabies can be spread on objects such as articles of clothing or bedsheets- therefore, these mites can be potentially spread on the coat of your dog. Have your dog checked out by a veterinarian and if need be, have your dog treated.
If I get treatment for scabies and not around my house for a few days will the rest of the scabie mites die plz help?
Combination: Use dust mite covers on pillows and mattresses, hypoallergenic pillows, latex mattress, use a hepa vacuum cleaner, vapor steam cleaner, try a quality air purifier, dehumidifier, good filters for the furnace & anti-allergen carpet cleaner (best not to have carpeting). 0h - were you asking about med tx - talk to your allergist about desensitization shots.
How long after treatment for dust mites does the rash last? My face and chest broke in a rash, it itches. He said I have been infected by dust mites
See a dermatologist: Not likely due to dust mites. They do not infect or bite. Look for the real diagnosis.See 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for more bumps to appear 2 days after permethrin treatment? I read that it's suppose to kill all the scabies mites but I have new bumps
Scabies symptoms: The symptoms of scabies -- itchy red bumps -- are not due to live mites, but the body's allergic reaction to the mites, their egg, etc. It takes a while for these to be absorbed and the immune reaction to stop. Therefore, itching and new bumps commmonly continue for several days after treatment. Hang in there; it will clear up! If it takes more than 10 days or so, contact your doctor.
If I treat myself with ivermectin scabies treatment and wash everything tomorrow such as clothes, sheets...won't I just get reinfected from new mites?
Is it mites? Family is itchy but no rash. PA says try Nix (permethrin) as an overnight lotion, shower off in the am. Sound like reasonable course of treatment?
Itchy Family: Treating the entire family for mites when the entire itches seems reasonable. Mites, on the other hand, should not cause loose stools. Loose stools along with rash make me think of viral or bacterial causes. Other environmental causes should be considered such as new laundry detergent, new soap, new carpet, new paint, new pet or recent travel and the related environmental exposures.
I have ear mites that I got rid of from my right ear and then they migrated to left ear and genitals and rear end. What is kwell (lindane)? What is treatment?
Kwell (lindane): Lindane is a pharmaceutical treatment for lice and scabies. This medication should be prescribed by a health care provider and it needs to be used correctly to avoid any adverse or serious side effects. Get an exam and treatment with proper medication, instructions will follow. Best wishes.
Not sure of meaning: Maybe you are referring to inclusion body conjunctivitis, or conjunctivitis caused by chlamydia. This is treated with oral azithromycin, doxycycline, or erythromycin, and these also treat the genital infection if present. Sexual partners should also be treated. Other types of conjunctivitis are viral (which has to run its course) and bacterial, which is treated with antibiotic eye drops.
Twitching: Muscle twitching or fasciculation in the absence of weakness or atrophy (thinning of the muscle) is a common benign occurrence. If there is muscle weakness and/or muscle wasting then I suggest you contact your physician for correct diagnosis and treatment. Some types of neuropathies, caffeine use, and certain medications are known to cause these benign muscle twitches.