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Scabies Rash After Treatment
Can a rash from scabies spread after permethrin treatment of the mites are killed? Just did treatment last night, rash on cheek now, not itchy
Probably not but: Even if the mites are killed, they have left some droppings behind in the skin areas where they had visited. The allergic reaction to the droppings may linger on for a couple of more weeks. However it is uncommon to involve the face and thus the problem may not be scabies. ...Read more
What kind?: It won't get worse with cream but will stay and spread for a long time if not properly treated. Even after the treatment has killed all of them, you may still be itching for many more days because of the bug droppings in the skin. ...Read more
Permethrin treatment: I', assuming this was used to treat scabies. The mite is killed and the eggs that are under the skin are disabled immediately after treatment. However, the rash is a different matter. Part of the rash is caused by the inflammation of the skin in response to the foreign object of the eggs and mites. It takes weeks after treatment to get rid of residual inflammation after treatment and thus the rash ...Read more
Scabby rash days after tonsillectomy, persistent over a month, affected areas=groin, buttocks, feet/tops. 2drs consulted, not herpes, scabies, eczema.
Many: You must see a dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment because there are many diseases that cause itching. ...Read more
Took permethrin for scabies rash. Initial rash has cleared but new rashes are forming in new spots on my body. Did the treatment not work?
Not contagious: Should not be.Get a more detailed answer ›
See a dermatologist.: If you haven't seen your own doctor, please call them to be seen. If you have already and haven't seen a dermatologist, that would be the next step. They should be able to diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
With scabies it is: important to treat and retreat 4 days after first treatment to get the eggs. Also all clothing and bedding need to be treated. If all this isn't done, you may not have cleared the mites. You may also just be itching even after mites cleared as itching can continue up to one month after treatment. See derm ...Read more
Son diagnosed w/ scabies. Not treated yet. Since rash looks better but spread face/eyelid. Rash not itchy. Clear bumps w/ black dots. Likely Scabies?
Antiviral 4 outbreak: If you have been previously diagnosed with genital herpes, an antiviral medication may be prescribed during an outbreak: such as oral valtrex (valacyclovir). If you haven't been diagnosed, further doctor evaluation needs to be performed regardless , to determine if it's a herpes outbreak or a combined genital infection. Herpes can be transmitted between individuals without symptoms. ...Read more
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