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How to cure scabies without permethrin treatment?

How to cure scabies without permethrin treatment?

Ivermectin: Oral treatment with Ivermectin is an alternative to topical permethrin. All close personal contacts must be treated to prevent reinfestation. ...Read more

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Scabies (Definition)

Scabies is 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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Good night what home remedy can I use to get rid of scabies for baby that might be affected?

Good night what home remedy can I use to get rid of scabies for baby that might be affected?

NONE!!!: Permethrin is safe and must be used correctly on all exposed people at the same time, including all who live with the index case, even if they have no itch. From the time of initial infestation to the onset of itching can be 2 months. ...Read more

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What home remedy can I use to relieve itching. Nothing is working and scabies cream had a bad reaction. Dermatologist appt in December. Not helping me right now?

What home remedy can I use to relieve itching. Nothing is working and scabies cream had a bad reaction. Dermatologist appt in December. Not helping me right now?

Dermatologist is: the best way to go. In the meanwhile, think about possible changes you may have made in your laundry detergent, clothing, etc. Food sensitivities and low B12 are also possibilities. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What’s the best treatment for scabies mites?

What’s the best treatment for scabies mites?

5% permethrin cream: This cream is available by prescription and can be used in children as young as 2 months. The cream should be massaged into the skin from scalp to legs and left on overnight, rinsed off in the morning. All household contacts should be treated. Then wash all your clothing and bedding in hot water. You may need to repeat the cream in 1 week if itching persists. ...Read more

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How will You look after scabies treatment?

The same!: You will probably look about the same as before the treatment, although your skin may feel a little drier. Redness, flaking and scabbing at the sites of the previous scabies infestation will heal with time. Moisturizers should help hasten this process. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for scabies?

Yes: Scabies is treated with a topical over the counter scabicide such as 5% Permethrin (nix, actin, elimite). 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 is completed you can try some calamine lotion and some solarcaine as itching may persist. ...Read more