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Iv used lyclear twice to get rid of scabies. I washed everything I came in contact with but im still itchy and have new red itchy bumps?

Iv used lyclear twice to get rid of scabies. I washed everything I came in contact with but im still itchy and have new red itchy bumps?

See Your Doctor: Scabies: a mite; burrows in superficial skin layers, lays eggs in skin also; cause rash, intense itch /inflammation. Prolonged rash, itch can persist after successful treatment due to a hypersensitivity reaction in skin; can take weeks to subside; requiring steroid cream, antihistamine for relief; must treat all household members to avoid re-infestation. See doctor for correct diagnosis/management ...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'm going to bali in a weeks time, need a quick way to get rid of post scabies bumps

I'm going to bali in a weeks time, need a quick way to get rid of post scabies bumps

Scabies bumps.: If you are sure that it was scabies, they resolve quickly once the bug has been treated. Moisturize your skin 2-3 times a day with any good moisturizer and you should see improvement in a week. If not improving it may not have been scabies and a topical steroid may be in order depending on the cause. Moisturizers will not hurt no matter the cause. Have a great time in bali! ...Read more

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I have treated scabies about 5 months ago and still have bumps and blisters but not itchy. How do I get rid of them?

I have treated scabies about 5 months ago and still have bumps and blisters but not itchy. How do I get rid of them?

See a dermatologist: Your scabies is cured. An exam by a skin specialist will determine if you have something else or residual effects from violent excoriation when you had scabies. ...Read more

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So I have scabies, and I've done the thing where you cover yourself in the cream, but is there anything that I can do to get rid of the red bumps?

Scabies: F of unknown age and location states has scabies. States she had covered body with cream but what can I do to get rid of bumps? ANS: They are reactions to having the little buggers under your skin. They should be dead now. They should then heal and go away a week or so. If not consult with the Dr who gave you the med. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bumps on penis after scabies outbreak?

Scabies: Expect increased itching and red bumps for the first week after taking any medication for scabies. The dead mites remain in the skin for 30 days. They are removed with the body's natural shedding process. During those 30 days expect new bumps and itching. ...Read more

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What is scabies? And how do I get rid of them? I have red itchie bumps on my butt and private parts could they be scabies?

See your doc: Scabies is caused by a mite which gets under the skin. You need to see a doctor because there is no over-the-counter medication to treat it. This info will be very helpful to you http://www. Cdc. Gov/parasites/scabies/gen_info/faqs. Html#what. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scabie bumps?

Keep clean/HC: These bumps are a skin reaction to the scabies mite burrowing under your skin & craping in the burrow. The itching and redness will gradually fade over time after the mite is gone. If you keep the skin clean & avoid scratching, it will heal over time (weeks). Sometimes a mild steroid cream 1% hydrocortisone can reduce the itching & help, but can be omitted. Scratching can lead to focal infection ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scabies?

Difficult: You want to see a dermatologist and get a prescription for a medication like elimite (permethrin). You will tx your whole body once, then repeat in one week. It is also critical to address your clothing linens, etc. Your dermatologist will go into details about how to address each area. ...Read more

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How many treatments does it take to get rid of scabies ?

1 or 2: Usually 1 treatment with Elimite (permethrin) is enough. If incompletely cured, additional similar treatment in 14 days may be applied. ...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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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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My kids and I have been trying to get rid of scabies for months. They keep coming back... Help!

Scabies: Not only can these mites be passed from person to person, but they can infest clothing and bedclothes, and eradication of these sources of reinfection needs to be accomplished to insure that this will resolve. Consult with a pest-control company if you cannot do this yourself. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scabies bites on penis?

How to get rid of scabies bites on penis?

If the lesions are: Only on your penis - I would suggest having a dermatologist evaluate you. Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, feet, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks ; genitalia.) if this is scabies the dr. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of scabies in your kids?

How can you get rid of scabies in your kids?

Rx Meds: Topical application of a scabicide for 8-14 hours with a repeat treatment is a week is the common approach. Additional meds used to help itching or for occasional superficial skin infections may be needed. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of scabies?

Overnight: Usually one application of anti-scabies cream (usually permethrin) left on overnight will do the trick. You may continue to itch for a while, but that's a 'left-over itch' and does not mean you still have living mites in your skin. Make sure you wash recently used clothing and bed sheets. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of scabies fast?

Scabies tx: 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 have >. ...Read more

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How long does it take to fully get rid of scabies?

1-2 applications of: Elimite (permethrin) should kill the mites in1-2 appplications. However itching can persist from a reaction to the dead mites and it is advisable to treatthe symptoms with topical or rarely oral steroids. If symptoms persist beyond thecsecond application, oral medication such as Ivermectin may be necessary for resistant cases. ...Read more

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What did you do to get rid of scabies successfully?

What did you do to get rid of scabies successfully?

Scabies: Scabies is hard to get rid of. You need to make sure that everyone in the gets treated at the same time. All the bed sheets needs to be washed with hot water above 120 degrees. ...Read more

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What can I do to fully get rid of scabies in my home?

Clean house: You will have to clean (ie. Hot water in machine the clothes, bedding and towels you have come in contact with). There may be some things like pillows that can’t go in the wash. You can put them in a big plastic bag and tie it up. Keep it in there for 48 hours because scabies can survive without being on a human for 24 to 36 hours. Also clean all the hard surfaces you have been in contact with >>. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scabies from my body within a month?

Have it confirmed: Confirmation can lead to a proper treatment and kill off the scabies. Though the scabies die, the skin reaction caused by infestation may remain for weeks. The doc can prescribe the meds to kill it and those to help your skin recover. ...Read more

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Will spray lysol get rid of scabies?

Will spray lysol get rid of scabies?

Takes 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 have >. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scabies and mites from skin?

Scabies TX: It 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 like pillows that can’t go in the wash. Place them in a big plastic bag & tie it up. Keep it in there for 48 hours because ...Read more

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Does derbac m help or get rid of scabies? Or does any other lice lotion help?

Does derbac m help or get rid of scabies? Or does any other lice lotion help?

Not usually: Derbac is malathion; an organophosphorous insecticide used in resistant cases of head lice (over age six years) not usually used in scabies where resistance is rare. Malathion is flammable and made with a base of rubbing alcohol so use on raw skin (as in scabies) would cause stinging and irritation. Scabies is treated with prescription Elimite (permethrin) Permethrin 5% or--less effective oral ivermectin. ...Read more

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Best soap for bathing to get rid of scabies in India?

NONE: In India, or anywhere else, scabies is not dirt and cannot be washed off. Permethrin and/ or ivermectin are effective. ALL contacts should be treated at the same time. ...Read more

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I have treated my self with permethrin cream and I still can't get rid of scabies what should I do? I have also done two treatments I still have it

Scabies Treatment: First of all I have to ask you, have you been diagnosed by a phycisian if you have scabies and secondly did the doctor advised you how touse permethrine cream. I f you have medically diagnosed scabies and you have been using the permethrine cream properly then chances with two treatments are that scabies has been cured. The itching symptoms can persist for a while and need to be treated with anti itc. ...Read more

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What will get rid of scabies we have used malathion and permethrinand even bathing in epsom salt we have had wht the drs say is scabies for months help please?

I: I would visit a dermatologist who can perform a skin scraping to confirm the diagnosis of scabies. See a classic picture of scabies and read about treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can vitamin E oil and triple antibiotic ointment get rid of scabies?

Can vitamin E oil and triple antibiotic ointment get rid of scabies?

Scabies: Products used to kill scabies mites are called scabicides. Scabicides used to treat human scabies are available only with a doctor’s prescription. No “over-the-counter” (non-prescription) products have been tested and approved to treat human scabies. Vitamin E oil and triple antibiotic ointments are worthless in this illness. ...Read more