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I would like to know what is the proper dosage for taking ivermectin in plain mg. And lbs. Not kg.For nor. Scabies and does it kill eggs?

I would like to know what is the proper dosage for taking ivermectin in plain mg. And lbs. Not kg.For nor. Scabies and does it kill eggs?

Ivermectin: Dose is 0.2mg/kg. Average weight of an adult is 70 kg, which is 14mg. There are 2.2 lb per kg. Scabies don't usually leave eggs, so the Ivermectin will kill the bugs. ...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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Can female scabies still lay eggs without being on your skin?

Can female scabies still lay eggs without being on your skin?

Scabies: Scabies lay eggs after they burrow under your skin. http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/scabies/gen_info/faqs.html ...Read more

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Is it normal for dead scabies, eggs and burrows to look white beneath the skin after permethrin treatment? Will they surface?

Exfoliate : If all the scabies were killed with Permethrin (as they should be with proper application) , then the nature process of skin cell turnover and shedding will naturally remove all remnants of the scabies mite and eggs and feces. ...Read more

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Is every Red Bump or blister a new scabies infection. I got treated with some pills 4days ago. but still have some red bumps and sometimes get new ones. are those eggs? Can I pop them and make sure that I clean that area.

Is every Red Bump or blister a new scabies infection. I got treated with some pills 4days ago. but still have some red bumps and sometimes get new ones. are those eggs? Can I pop them and make sure that I clean that area.

Scabies: 33 year old gentleman with scabies infection treated with oral therapy now with new red rash. You may require treatment with oral and topical therapy. You may be extremely contagious and you should avoid scratching the scabies rash. Contact your doctor and read the CDC decontamination protocol for your close contacts, bedding, clothing,etc. http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/scabies/prevent.html ...Read more

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Will mitactin kill scabies?

No: No see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Can alcohol kill scabies?

Not treatment.: Medications prescribed by your health care provider are usually needed to treat scabies. Creams include: Permethrin 5%, benzyl benzoate, sulfur in petrolatum, ; crotamiton. ...Read more

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Can a hot tub kill scabies?

No: A prescription drug, Ivermectin, is the preferred treatment. The person with scabies and his/her contacts should all take the medication at the same time. See this site for more info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scabies/basics/definition/con-20023488 ...Read more

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Dose having a sunbed kill scabies?

Scabies: A sunbed will not kill scabies, but it will make you much more likely to develop skin cancer in the future. ...Read more

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