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Still Itching After Scabies Treatment
Side Effect: The topical scabies treatments do actually cause itching because they are irritating to the skin itself. You can try topical cortisone 1% as well as zyrtec (cetirizine) antihistamine as needed for itching, then retreat with scabies treatment if not resolved within a week. Good Luck! ...Read more
I finished scabies treatment (elimite) 1 week ago. The itching and bumps went away but today the bumps/itch came back. Wondering if I have it again?
Have you treated: The house and clothe furniture and household contacts. If not could get it back. CSee your doctor. ...Read more
Is there a difference between a scabies itch, and an after scabies treatment itch? Or are they both just as severe?
Been spending time in a hostel. Very itchy feet! When I scratch I see small bumps appear and burning itch! Scabies treatment?
Get it checked:
Get it checked by your doctor or a dermatologist it may be
scabiees will cause itching other parts of body.
Most of time itchy feet are due to sweating of the feet and moistening of the same
other causes are athletes feet due to fungus infection called tinea pedis.
Tungiasis caused by cotagion infection with pathogen called tunga
other rare causes. ...Read more
Yes: Yes but sometimes it can take several weeks. ...Read more
I have scabies and im going through the first treatment but the itching is unberable and I put alchohol on to stop the itching will this cause problem?
Is there any treatment for scabies or I got skin itching with red streaks marks and after sometime time it goes? Kindly suggest
Dr said my daughter has scabies but without any treatment yet the rash has gotten better and she hasn't really been itching. What else could it be?
I am stil feeling itching and new red rashes after permitherin treatment for scabies, is this normal? Worried it hasn't worked!
Repeat: You may have torepeat it (as instructed). Remember to was your linens in hot water. ...Read more
Is there other treatment for scabies other than cream its 4 in the morning &itching! Cream doc gave me is not working I even put my feet in hot water
I used 5% perm cream (scabies) as prescribed. After treatment, there is no more itching but there are a few water blisters on my fingers! Any medication?
I hav been treated with permithrin cream for scabies twice 1 week apart, itching not as much but skin breaking out in sore rash! Is this normal? Has the treatment worked? What can I use to heal it? Help?
See derm: See your dermatologist for further treatmentGet a more detailed answer ›
Hey doc, so I've had this "rash" for some time now. A few weeks actually. My friend had scabies and I was around him a day or two after treatment and then a week or two later I start itching on my legs ankles backs if my knees and nowhere else really. I t
Rash: Scabies is very contagious. You need to see your doctor for treatment with permethrine cream to apply as directed & repeat in 1 wk, also benadryl (diphenhydramine) & hydrocortisone cream can alleviate the itching but permethrine cream is the main treatment. Wash clothes, towels & sheets in hot water & dryer. Use ironing as needed. Itching usually persists for a while after treatment. ...Read more
Dry, cracked, itchy skin between fingers, skin peeling off wrists and arms from itching. Had treatment for scabies and use lotions, both unaffective.
Scabies or not.....: A dermatologist or your family doctor can diagnosis scabies accurately. Scabies can cause intense itching which worsens at night. If you check your skin you can see little burrows made by small blisters and bumps in skin folds. Places you might find them include your armpits, inner elbows, between your fingers, on your feet, around the buttocks, genitalia and breasts. ...Read more
Why is it that I am so much more itchy after scabies treatment yesterday? It was my first treatment. I do it again next week. I used to be medium itchy, now I'm severely itchy.
Itching: After scabies treatment, the body of the arthropods stay in the skin & your body is reacting to it, you might continue to itch until the body is completely resolved, you can use OTC hydrocortisone cream & zyrtic or benadryl (diphenhydramine) to alleviate the itching. Feel better. ...Read more
Depends: In true scabies the mite dies after it is exposed to treatment (permethrin) fairly soon after treatment. However, and this is the gross part, the major reaction is to the scabies droppings left behind. This material is very irritating and causes the characteristic itching one experiences. This particular symptom can take weeks to "cool down" and may require topical or even oral steroids. ...Read more
Accidentally picked up a natural scabies treatment bottle and held a few secs. Could I catch scabies this way?
Scabies: No, not likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
If I did scabies treatment on the 23rd and today is the 30th, should I do treatment tonight or tomorrow? Thanks
Scabies Treatment: Either day would be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
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