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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

Dr. Richard Rissmiller
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Pediculosis (Definition)

Refers to infestation with lice. Pediculosis can include head lice, body ...Read more


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Can i keep nix (permethrin) lice treatment on overnight?

Can i keep nix (permethrin) lice treatment on overnight?

No: The manufacturer recommends to leave it on the patient's hair for 10 minutes. Most importantly, this is an insecticide that paralyze the lice, thus what you want is to grab the fine comb and do an extensive combing as indicated in the instructions, so the patient does not shed the lice all over. Keep in mind that there is resistance to this type of drugs, thus follow up with pcp is important. ...Read more

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Crotamiton is treatment for scabies?

Crotamiton is treatment for scabies?

Yes: Crotamiton (eurax) is a scabicide which can be used to treat scabies. It is available only be prescription from a health care worker. ...Read more

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Best treatment for poison ivy?

Best treatment for poison ivy?

Steroids (cortisone): Poison ivy or poison oak rashes are allergic reactions caused by contact with the plants. The plant sap can be on clothes, bedding, car seats, etc..., so thorough cleaning is needed. Treatment is with steroid creams in mild cases but oral steroids in moderate or severe cases. Oral antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help decrease itching. A doctor can prescribe steroids if needed. ...Read more

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Treatment for pseudofolliculitis?

Many things may help: The easiest answer is to stop shaving and grow a beard. If this isn't practical, then you can try to use one of the otc depilatory meds. That dissolve hair. These are strong and can't be used daily. There are prescription medications that may help. Also there are razors and shaving methods specific for this condition. ...Read more

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How quick will premethrin cream kill the scabies?

How quick will premethrin cream kill the scabies?

Scabies treatment: involves using a prescription medication, usually in a cream form. It is applied head to toe overnight, then washed off and sometimes repeated in one week. It is important to wash 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 is ringworm usually treated?

How is ringworm usually treated?

Ringworm : Ringworm is usually treated with either over-the-counter or prescription antifungal creams for 7-14 days. Resistant or extensive cases warrant prescription oral medications for 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How effective is uvb treatment on guttate psoriasis and after treatment does it usually come back?

How effective is uvb treatment on guttate psoriasis and after treatment does it usually come back?

Treatment of Choice: Guttate psoriasis is sometimes associated with strep throat infection and most dermatologists will treat you for that when you are first diagnosed with guttate psoriasis. However, narrow band uvb is the treatement of choice for this type of psoriasis. Topical & systemic treatments are available. After it clears, it can come back but everyone is different. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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For how long can scalp ringworm last without treatment?

For how long can scalp ringworm last without treatment?

The answer is....: a very long time! Untreated fungal infections of the scalp are also prone to superinfection with bacteria, which requires more intensive treatment to improve. Fungal infections of the scalp usually require several weeks of oral anti fungal medications for cure. ...Read more

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How long does it take topical treatment for tinea manuum to work?

How long does it take topical treatment for tinea manuum to work?

Tinea: Tinea manum is essentially athlete's foot of the hand. Prescription treatment should only take 2 weeks to work. Otc meds may not work or may take much longer. I see a lot of "fungus" that is not fungus--no scraping or diagnosis was confirmed. So see your doctor to verify the condition and get a strong enough treatment to fix it. ...Read more

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Chigger bites treatment, how long until it gets better?

Chigger bites treatment, how long until it gets better?

Get Chiggers off : Your skin asap by rubbing w a cloth or showering in warm water w soap. You can apply Hydrocortisone cream or take oral antihistamines for itching. There are products you can buy specifically to treat chiggers. Chigger bites usually resolve in 1 to 2 weeks w/o treatment. Get medical eval for infection. ...Read more

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Bumps on my scalp, not responding to abx treatment, prescribed! What type of treatment will kill parasitic infestations, under the scalp? Help!

Bumps on my scalp, not responding to abx  treatment, prescribed!  What type of treatment will kill parasitic infestations, under the scalp? Help!

May not be an: infection including a yeast infection. Parasitic infection is a possibility among other causes . You may need test or tests to find the cause and treated accordingly. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can you cure an itchy scalp from radiation treatment?

How can you cure an itchy scalp from radiation treatment?

Some options: Avoidance of heat/cold, prolonged sun exposure, tight clothing to start with. Keeping the scalp moisturised and using a course of steroid creams helps. ...Read more

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