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I currently get scabies I used the cream giving to cure it?

I currently get scabies I used the cream giving to cure it?

Repeat in 1 week: Apply lotion from neck for entire body. Leave on overnight. Launder sheets and pillow case in hot water wash. Itching can be treated post treatmeant with topical prescription steroid cream. Body may require second application in one week. Also treat all households contacts. ...Read more

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Scabies (Definition)

A skin disease caused by a mite infection. Symptoms include an extremely itchy, linear rash where the mite has ...Read more


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I currently got treated for scabies. I used the cream to cure it. When will itching stop?

I currently got treated for scabies. I used the cream to cure it. When will itching stop?

SCABIES ITCH: If the diagnosis was correct, and you do have scabies, and if you used a cream called Elimite (permethrin) or anything else with Permethrin in it, the itching should be gone in a week or two. An oral medication -- stromectol -- can also be used if the cream doesn't work. One of the old, very good medications is kwell lotion. Best luck. ...Read more

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Could fuicide cream remove scabies?

Could fuicide cream remove scabies?

No: Fucidin cream & ointment (fusidic acid) are topical antibiotics & will not kill scabies. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could fuicide cream remove scabies?

No - it will not.: Fucidin cream & ointment (fusidic acid) are topical antibiotics & will not kill scabies. ...Read more

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Will my scabies bites go away overnight with cream?

Will my scabies bites go away overnight with cream?

It take more than: That. If you have scabies it can require a fair effort to get rid of it. First, you and all the members of your household will need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. Medications prescribed by your health care provider are usually needed to treat scabies. Creams include: Permethrin 5%, benzyl benzoate, sulfur in petrolatum, and crotamiton. Second, you will. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for scabies cream to work?

A FEW DAYS: Scabies cream very quickly when scabies "bugs"under skin die they release their body contents under and may increase itching for a few days sometimes you have to repeat treatment in a week. ...Read more

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I just found out I have scabies and I have the cream for it when will it go away?

One week: Scabies treatment usually works but a repeat treatment imo e week may be needed. Resolution of itching may take a week or longer, occasionally patients need oral medications. ...Read more

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I got told I have scabies I was given cream and treated my family and I now my scabies have spread?

Keep treating: Sometimes it takes several treatments or change of cream to get rid of the infestation. Be sure that you have washed all linens in hot water and put pillows and stuffed toys into plastic bags for a few days (scabies can't live long without humans). I would also vacuum the whole house then throw away that vacuum bag. ...Read more

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The cream isn't working for scabies. When I put the cream on its fine but then days later it's back what should I do the cream isn't working for me.?

Scabies: Products used to kill scabies mites are called scabicides. No "over-the-counter" (non-prescription) products have been tested and approved to treat human scabies. The following medications are used to treat scabies: Permethrin cream 5%, crotamiton lotion 10%, Lindane Lotion 1%, and ivermectin200mg/kg orally. You may not have scabies and is why the medication is not working. ...Read more

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Is there other treatments for scabies I've used the cream 2 times didn't do anything got worse.

Is there other treatments for scabies I've used the cream 2 times didn't do anything got worse.

See Your Doctor: Important to know what cream was used as resistance to Lindane is encountered but rare for Permethrin or Ivermectin. However treatment failure is most commonly due to improper application and/or reinfestation. Household contacts must also be treated. Even after successful treatment itching can persist up to a month and may require oral antihistamines and rarely topical steroids. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for scabies.!! Are anti b to be taken. What's the best cream to be used. Thanks?

Permethrin cream: 5% permethrin cream: This is the most common treatment for scabies.
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I used the prescription cream to treat scabies 2 nights ago...how long til I might feel or see some improvements?

Soon: Symptoms from scabies can get worse before better even after the treatment, but you should see some improvement soon. That is if it is the right diagnosis! ...Read more

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Appropriate remedies for scabies cream for children?

Appropriate remedies for scabies cream for children?

? question: I'm not sure what your question is here. What remedy for a cream are you looking for? If the kids have scabies, the cream is the remedy. Apply it as directed by the pharmacist. If you have questions about how to do that, call your pharmacy back for instructions. ...Read more

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How many days itching take to remove after applying scabies cream?

How many days itching take to remove after applying scabies cream?

Itching: Could last up to six weeks, usually less. Take care of all your clothes and linens so you don't reinfect yourself ...Read more

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If you're takin permetherin cream, how long is it till the scabies are gone?

See below: Scabies is treated with a topical scabicide such as 5% permethrin. It is applied over the entire body from the chin to the toes and left on for 8 to 14 hours before washing off. The treatment is repeated 1 week later. After your first Permethrin treatment you can try calamine lotion or solarcaine to the areas that itch for symptomatic relief. You are cured after the 2nd Permethrin treatment. ...Read more

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Am I suppose to keep applying premethrin cream to my scabies everyday or just one time?

Scabies: You should only use the cream as directed. Usually just one time. Just apply one time at night and then wash off in the morning. You might get a rash from the med if you use it every day and absorb too much of it. ...Read more

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Me and my husbands tried permitherin cream 5% and 1% cream and the scabies are still here. What can e do!

Not sure: Did both of you do the treatment at the same time and repeat it one week later. Sometimes you can have continued itching after the treatment of scabies. If this continues much longer I would return to the dermatologist to make sure the diagnosis was correct. ...Read more

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Did 2 rounds of permitherin cream for scabies. Both times got worse. (More borrows, bite, crawling sensation) Does this mean misdiagnosis? No scabies?

May be scabies: It is not uncommon for people to get more itchy instead of less a few days after scabies treatment. It is also important to put the cream over the whole body and not just the part with the rash, especially cutting nails and applying on hands well. Linens and clothes need to be washed well and close contacts may need to be treated. Sometimes people may retreat after. A week but not usually. ...Read more

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Prescribed cream for scabies. Told to use for one week. Then when I go to use it again after a week, to also medicate my husband. Isn't it better to medicate us at the same time? Won't he just reinfect me?

CORRECT: Assuming you really have scabies, TREAT EVERYBODY IN THE HOUSE and any close contacts at the same time. "Told to use for 1 week"?????? Which cream,???? DETAILS MATTER. Permethrin? Use over entire skin from ears to toes. Do not wash off before 8 to 24 hours. USE ONCE, then repeat in 1 or 2 weeks. Everybody to be treated at same time, even if no itch. ...Read more

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How quick will premethrin cream kill the scabies?

How quick will premethrin cream kill the scabies?

Scabies treatment: Involves using a prescription medication, usually in a cream form. It is applied head to toe overnight, then washed off and sometimes repeated in one week. It is important to wash all bedding, linens and recently worn clothing in hot water to prevent re-infestation, and household contacts may require treatment as well. Itching and dry skin can last up to two weeks following successful treatment ...Read more

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Scabies rash does it get worse after tx with cream?

Scabies rash does it get worse after tx with cream?

What kind?: It won't get worse with cream but will stay and spread for a long time if not properly treated. Even after the treatment has killed all of them, you may still be itching for many more days because of the bug droppings in the skin. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to try to get rid of scabies if the cream isn't working that well?!

Scabies: The cream needs to be applied for several hours before rinsing off. Sheets, towels and worn clothes need to be washed in hot water. Note that once you have been treated with the cream, the itching and bumps will persist for several days - these need time to heal. Refrain from scratching to allow for speedy recovery. If the cream was used as directed but didn't work see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi can covarex cream and temoderm soap be effective in treating scabies, also what is the best way to treat scabies fast?

Nope: Covarex is an anti-fungal cream. Scabies is a mite not a fungus. Treatment can consist of several different medications- some over the counter: https://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/scabies/page6_em. Htm#what_are_scabies_treatment_options ...Read more

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Me, my wife, and my 5 year old have scabies. Last out of town 6 weeks ago. Where could we have gotten them? Can we treat our 5 yr old w/the cream?

Scabies: Yes you can use permethrine on your 5 year old, make sure you cover the entire body from the neck down. You can repeat the treatment after one weak. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is permethrin cream good for scabies?

Scabies: Permethrin cream is the most commonly used prescription treatment for scabies. It is applied all over adult skin from neck down and left on overnight. Repeat in 7 days. Wash all clothes, bed linens in hot water. Itch can last for weeks, but mites should be killed. ...Read more