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Can Scabies Grow On Your Face
Scabies: It is possible to get scabies on the face. However, for unknown reasons it is not the typical location. Often the head is spared. However, if the parasite stays on the skin too long untreated, it can go anywhere. Most commonly seen around belly button, genitals, thighs, hands, fingers. But no site is safe from this pesky annoying creature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a rash that looks like scabies but is not. Skin scraping came back clear. All over my body but not on my face. Any suggestions?
Diagnosed with scabies but Noone in the house has it and I feel she was misdiagnosed. The rash is on her face and none between fingers or toes. ?
Return To Doctor: Scabies is caused by a mite that burrows into skin causing inflammation/itching. Close contacts can become infested however it is possible for household members to remain unaffected. A questionable diagnosis can be confirmed by microscopic exam of skin scrapings. See your doctor to discuss your concerns and for re-examination. Your doctor may also consider referral to a Dermatologist. ...Read more
How soon scabies rash return if 4wks Ivermectin&cleaning fail? Random spots?Less itch?Meds before test=no proof.New neck spots&crawly face. What I do?
Something has been biting me for over 3 years now my face head neck entire body hav been treated for bedbugs and scabies no change?
It would likely take: More than medication to rid your home of scabies or bed bugs. If not eradicated in the home- the bugs will keep coming back. T requires effort to get rid of scabies. 1st, you ; all members of your household need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. 2nd, clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding ; towels you've come in contact w). There may be things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to tell the difference between an allergy or scabies? I am itchy all over including my face, hands, buttocks ankles etc.
Dermatologist: Scabies is diagnosed by taking scrappings of a suspected lesion and looking under the microscope and seeing the bug or trailings. It most commonly effects the hands. While a generalized rash may indicate an allergic reaction but there are multiple other causes of your symptoms. See a dermatologist to start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I'm a 32 year old female. I currently have scabies as diagnosed by my doctor.. I have them all over and especially on neck, face and scalp.. How will I treat my scalp as I have very long hair and doctor told me not to put treatment on my head, even if
Oral ivermectin?: There's no obvious reason the treatment (probably permethrin or lindane) cannot be used on the scalp, but it should be kept out of the eyes and mouth. Alternatively, if necessary, scabies can be treated with ivermectin, an oral treatment effective in a single dose. Discuss both options with your doctor. ...Read more
Trtd for everything from scabies-eczema. Rash comes & goes, but creeping&itching remain. Now face, neck, scalp itch too. Derm dismissive. Ideas?
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