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Symptoms After Scabies Treatment
Here are some ...: Usually, chlamydia-related Sx should be subsided after Rx. If not, one needs to consider if other STD such as gono, trichomonas, etc. are involved or cross-reinfection from untreated partners or personal impaired immune defense ability. So, see Doc timely for detailed Hx, analysis, physicals, and possible tests so to confirm what is going on and offer more reasonable Rx/care. Best wish ... ...Read more
Influenza: This varies from person to person. Symptoms are due to the body's reactions to the virus. If the virus is interrupted by tamiflu (oseltamivir) (but unfortunately some flu strains are resistant) it will shorten the duration of symptoms, but to what degree is impossible to say. ...Read more
Problem is Scabies: Can be transmitted indirectly as well as directly. Thus- it can be the gift that keeps on giving. Scabies can take effort to get rid of. 1st, you &all members of family need to be treated. Ivermectin is effective for treating scabies (oral or topical). 2nd, you’ll have to clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding &towels you have come in contact w. Some things like pillows can’t go in >. ...Read more
Better: Better to have 2 treatments one week apart. ...Read more
How long after chlamydia treatment will residual inflammation subside? symptoms came back after initial treatment, burning and pain in testicles
A few days: It should only take a few days before you notice the resolution of your symptoms after starting or having had treatment. If your symptoms either never went away within 5-7 days or came back after that time, then you need to see your doctor again and likely receive more treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have rebound symptoms after steroid treatment (IM Kenalog shot) for severe reaction to poison ivy & after initial rash has cleared?
Not contagious: Should not be.Get a more detailed answer ›
2 weeks: Assuming you have been adequately treated, as the mites die, they can cause itching that is even more intense than the original scabies infection. If persistant, call your provider as this can also be a sign of incomplete treatment too. Occasionally, secondary bacterial infection called impetigo develops. If you are having a lot of crusting or oozing, impetigo may be making you itch--get seen. ...Read more
Usually quickly: If you were treated for uncomplicated chlamydial cervicitis, then almost immediately. If you had greater symptoms, such as pain or possibly fever, then usually within 1-2 weeks depending on what treatment was prescribed, and the severity of the infection. A longer recovery may be caused by infection of the pelvic organs such as the fallopian tubes, which would cause greater symptoms. ...Read more
Double check: Make sure the infection is cleared with another urine analysis and culture. This is the most common cause of persistent symptoms. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) helps with acute symptoms but it is not for chronic use. It is possible with a severe infection that there is significant bladder inflammation that takes a while to resolve but i would bet persistent infection with a bacteria resistant to original antibiotic. ...Read more
Yes: You are probably suffering from something called post scabietic dermatitis which is a lingering itch after having scabies . There are treatments for this however sometimes there could also be a recurrence of the scabies and therefore i would doublecheck with your dermatologist to see if you need another scabies treatment. ...Read more
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