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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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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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Will allstop medicated scabies spray work?

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Were on third treatment of scabies after a yr of dealing with it. I've washed clothing and sprayed. Am i doing something wrong?

Wrong Dx?: The most likely explanation is that you have something other than scabies. See a dermatologist and get a skin scraping. The other possibilities are that you're getting reinfected: by a bed partner who isn't being treated or by not washing recently used clothes or bed sheets. ...Read more