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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)

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?

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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Can scabies kill the part of the skin?

Can scabies kill the part of the skin?

No.: I'm not sure exactly what you're asking, but mostly, scabies just itches. A lot. It cannot by itself cause any permanent damage to the skin. ...Read more

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Will a bleach solution kill scabies on inanimate objects?

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Yes: Bleach will break up the cell walls of those little creatures. Practice good hand washing techniques. Wash your clothes in hot water. Wipe all furniture and inanimate objects. ...Read more

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How do you kill scabies in your home, and what are some remedies for itching?

How do you kill scabies in your home, and what are some remedies for itching?

Scabies: Hello. 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 (either oral or topical). Second, 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 >>. ...Read more

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Can you kill scabies in heat room? Because if scabies are exposed to certain temp they will die

No: Scabies are relatively heat resistant. You need topical medicine such as Permethrin cream 5% to whole body from neck down and repeat in 10 days. Its important to repeat it to catch the life-cycle of the bug. Clean all sheets and clothing in hot water. ...Read more

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What do I use to kill scabies?

Scabies treatment: involves using a prescription medication, usually in a cream form. It is applied head to toe overnight, then washed off. It is important to washes 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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How can I kill scabies in my home?

Here's how...: Hello. 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 (either oral or topical). Second, 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 >>. ...Read more

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Do household cleaners kill scabies?

Scabies: There is no need to apply insecticides to clothing, bedding or environmental surfaces. All bedding, towels, and clothes used by the scabies-infested individuals should be washed in hot water and a typical laundry detergent. Clothes and bedding that can not be washed should be dry cleaned or left open and unused for 3-4 days. ...Read more

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Will antibacterial cleaner kill scabies?

No, Scabies are not: Bacteria. 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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Does sulfer soap kill scabies?

No: You need prescribed medications to kill scabies. ...Read more

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Does tee tree oil help kill 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. ...Read more

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