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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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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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Is spraying your shoes with lysol effective in getting rid if scabies?

Is spraying your shoes with lysol effective in getting rid if scabies?

No: If you have scabies you need to be treated with a topical scabicide such as 5% permethrin. Spraying lysol on your shoes will only kill some of the microorganisms on your shoes but will have no effect on you. ...Read more

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Does furniture spray for scabies work?

Does furniture spray for scabies work?

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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What can I spray on my mattress to kill scabies?

What can I spray on my mattress to kill scabies?

You can wrap: Mattress tightly in plastic bag. Keep it tightly covered for 48 hours because scabies can survive w/o being on a human for 24 to 36 hours. ...Read more

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Will allstop medicated scabies spray work?

Scabies: Only prescription medications will work to kill scabies. There is elimite, (permethrin) lindane, and eurax. There is also the oral medication ivermectin. ...Read more

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What's the best spray for things that you can't wash with scabies?

What's the best spray for things that you can't wash with scabies?

Scabies: Wash linens and bedclothes in hot water. Because mites don't live long away from the body, it is not necessary to dry-clean the whole wardrobe, spray furniture and rugs, and so forth. If you have upholstered furniture, rent or buy a steam cleaner and steam it thoroughly. ...Read more

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I got scabies and I put on the elamite on washed all bedding and clothes and sprayed down bed and furniture so why is it that I still itch really bad?

I got scabies and I put on the elamite on washed all bedding and clothes and sprayed down bed and furniture so why is it that I still itch really bad?

Itch lasts: Even though you have treated yourself and the environment, your body still has to get rid of the dead mites that are left under your skin after treatment. This can take weeks to months to settle down the inflammatory reaction that takes place under the skin when you are infected with scabies. Try an oral antihistamine for the itching and oatmeal baths. ...Read more

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After I aply the prescribed cream for scabies, can I wash everything in hot water and spray my mattress and furniture with clorox disinfecting spray?

Scabies: Clean all clothes and linen. Use hot, soapy water to wash all clothing, towels and bedding you used at least three days before treatment. Dry with high heat. Dry-clean items you can't wash at home. ...Read more

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Getting rid of scabies?

Scabies: Get a prescription medication from your doctor. ...Read more

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How might I get rid from scabies?

Medication: The most common medication is Permethrin 5 % apply to whole body (neck to toe) leave it for 12 hours, shower and repeat in 2 weeks. Treat every one at home. If this does not work oral Ivermectin might. ...Read more

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Is there anything that gets rid of scabies?

Permethrine cream: Permethrine cream (elimite) can be applied to the entire body at night and then washed off the next morning. In severe cases, oral Ivermectin is sometimes used. ...Read more

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

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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Got sunburned were my scabies are will that affect me trying to get rid of them?

Skin and Scabies: Most likely not. But, it may increase the itchiness of your skin. ...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

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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How do you know you've gotten rid of scabies or uncontagiouse after starting treatment?

See below: Once scabies is properly treated, no new skin lesion appears. Itching, however. Lingers a little while. ...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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What can I do if my two year old and myself have scabies. Is there any way to get rid of them fast?

Scabies: Please consult your doctor to get a prescription that can be used for both you and your daughter. It is a lotion that gets applied on your body from the neck down including all creases and crevices, for at least 8 hours and then rinsed off. ...Read more