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Medicine For Exposure To Scabies
Not just medicine.: 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
Scabicide & Laundry!: For complete details, visit: http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/scabies/treatment.Html child should be treated head-to-toe with a "scabicide" (medicine that kills scabies and mites). No medicine has been approved for infants under 8 weeks. But the 1st line is Permethrin cream. You also have to wash all clothes/bedding in very hot water (be careful). Please see your doctor for treatment recs. ...Read more
I am suffering from scabies and i used different types of medicines and lotions but till i am suffering from scabies so what to do now?
Depends: The residual itching and skin disturbance of scabies can take 6 or more weeks to heal. It is a body reaction to scabies fecal material deposited underneath the skin in their burrows.One time treatment with a good scabicide like permethrin 5% (left on 12 hrs))should be enough although re-treatment after 7 days is common. Repeat disease is common if re-exposed and develops quicker. ...Read more
Maybe: Some of them are over the counter at pharmacies as well. ...Read more
Not really: You need one or two treatments any how ...Read more
What over-the-counter medicine can be used for treatment of scabies for body and furniture? What do they look like on your skin?
There are none: Scabies mites cannot be killed by over-the-counter meds. Prescriptions include: Permethrin cream 5%, crotamiton 10%, lindane 1%, sulfur ointment 5-10%, and oral ivernectin pills (off-label). The mites burrow under the skin, and look like small red raised bumps. Clothing and bedding from 2-3da before treatment should be washer in hot soapy water, dried in hot drier; or placed in airtight bag x 7da. ...Read more
I had scabies and doctor have prescribed me with this medicine and treatment that does not work please help me to treat this disease?
Permethrin cream: You need to use a cream that treats the mite overnight, spreading it over your whole body. Sometimes you may need to retreat in 1 week. If you can't seem to get it to go away, you might be re catching it from family or furniture. Sheets should be washed in very hot laundry, furniture sanitized with special cleaner, and all family should be treated at the same time, to eliminate scabies completely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor examined n said I had scabies.I took d recommended drugs n felt beta.now I hv more severe rashes n itchin jst after a few weeks.Wat do I do?
When you use medicine for norwegion scabies how long does it take for bumps and itching to go away? I have done 3 doses of the cream and still red bumps and itchy real bad please help!
Weeks to months: After you treat scabies, the itching and the rash may take a couple of weeks to months before they go away. But as long as you aren't getting new rashes, you should stop treating it with the cream. Topical cortisone creams and anit-itch creams can help with the itch as can oral antihistamines. I recommend nonsedating antihistamines during the day: loratidine, fexofenadine; Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. ...Read more
Sir iam suffering from scabies even i used medicines for a week iam feeling itchy rashes and itchy pimples like on my penis please sir what should ido?
It takes 2-3 weeks: It takes 2-3 weeks for scabies symptoms to subside after successful treatment. Even though the treatment killed the scabies mites, your body is still reacting to the dead mites, eggs, and droppings in your skin. Just wait it out; your symptoms will clear up in the next couple of weeks. ...Read more
What do you advise if i was with this guy 2months ago&i started to itch real bad went to the e.R and found out i had scabies what is that?
Scabies: Scabies is a skin infection caused by a mite called sarcoptes scabiei. It can cause intense itching which worsens at night. If you check your skin you can see little burrows made by small blisters and bumps in skin folds. Places you might find them include your armpits, inner elbows, between your fingers, on your feet, around the buttocks, genitalia and breasts. ...Read more
What do you suggest if i've been with this guy 2months ago&i started to itch real bad went to the e.R and found out i had scabies what is that?
Scabies: Scabies in people is cause by a mite called sacroptes scabieivar. Hominis. 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. You need to treat it. ...Read more
3step Multi-approach: Scabies is a common skin infection and it's spread by direct contact with the scabies germ. #1the best treatment is prevention of contact when possible. #2however, once infection has occurred, the next step is to treat with one of several scabicide (scabies-killing) creams as per provided instructions. #3treatment's not complete however until exposed clothing, bedding etc. Have been cleaned, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They are mites..: Scabies are mites! the one infesting human are called sarcoptes scabiei var hominis, and have been torturing mankind for over 2500 yrs, dating back to the roman times. They typically burrow under skin, lay their eggs, thus causing the burrows of inflammation and thus intense itching at times-easily treated, but often a missed diagnosis. If u r concernd/having burrow-rashes, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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