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Can scabies affect fertility?

Can scabies affect fertility?

No: But are highly contagious and bothersome see your doctor to be sure it is scabies. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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If my 4 month old don't have scabies because it don't itch what could it be then?

If my 4 month old don't have scabies because it don't itch what could it be then?

Needs evaluation: There's too many variables here, and no details on the situation. An itchy scalp in a 4mo old could be "cradle cap" or seborrheic dermatitis, a contact rash, or eczema (similar to contact rash, but due to exposure to foods or chemicals). Have this looked at, or ask at the next well check. ...Read more

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The cream isn't working for scabies.. When i put the cream on its fine but then days later it's back what should I do the cream isn't working for me..?

Scabies: Products used to kill scabies mites are called scabicides. No "over-the-counter" (non-prescription) products have been tested and approved to treat human scabies. The following medications are used to treat scabies: Permethrin cream 5%, crotamiton lotion 10%, Lindane Lotion 1%, and ivermectin200mg/kg orally. You may not have scabies and is why the medication is not working. ...Read more

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Scabies isn't usually serious, but is it possible to die of it?

Scabies isn't usually serious, but is it possible to die of it?

Scabies: Scabies, all by itself, would not cause death. I suppose that you could create a scenario or two in which the person itched themselves so much that they wound up with an skin infection, cellulitis, sepsis and death. ...Read more

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My son was treated for scabies two months ago , but it hasn't healed completely, why ?

My son was treated for scabies two months ago , but it hasn't healed completely, why ?

See physician: if still not healed, needs to be assessed again. May be need more treatment or the diagnosis may need to be re-assessed ...Read more

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I was the only one diagnosed with scabies and treated. My husband never got it. Could the diagnosis be wrong. They didn't do any tests?

It could be...: but if the treatment worked, that supports the right diagnosis. That said, sometimes rashes improve spontaneously. Scabies is a clinical diagnosis which means most times we don't order tests. ...Read more

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Wife and I having our 3rd bout w/scabies in 8 years. Is that abnormally high? We don't travel that much either. What are some possible causes?

Scabies: Scabies is usually transmitted by direct skin-to-skin contact but less often it can be transmitted from objects (towel, bed sheets, shared clothing, etc.) ...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

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more