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What Does It Mean When Scabies
Hi docs, is it true that scabies symptoms are always present and if they're gone that means you're okay?
Here's the problem--: Scabies is usually spread by close physical contact. It can also be spread by using the same bedding or clothing as someone who is infected with scabies. t requires effort to get rid of Scabies. 1st, you & all members of your household need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. 2nd, clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding & towels you've come in > ...Read more
I continue having new outbreaks, 44hrs after taking po Ivermectin for mild scabies, is this normal? Or does this mean tx has failed/isn't effective?
Consider the process: The break out of scabies develops with an immune reaction to the debris left by the living mite in its burrows. Once you kill the mite, it may take a few weeks for the intense itching and bodily reaction to fade, because the drug does not remove the triggering material form your body. I would give it some time before I consider it a failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Did 2 rounds of permitherin cream for scabies. Both times got worse. (More borrows, bite, crawling sensation) Does this mean misdiagnosis? No scabies?
May be scabies: It is not uncommon for people to get more itchy instead of less a few days after scabies treatment. It is also important to put the cream over the whole body and not just the part with the rash, especially cutting nails and applying on hands well. Linens and clothes need to be washed well and close contacts may need to be treated. Sometimes people may retreat after.a week but not usually. ...Read more
If scabies rash is disappearing does it mean it is healing or not and the crawling sensation is it active scabies or it can be post scabies?
Creeping: The itching and the creeping senstation under the skin can persist sometimes for weeks, after the scabies has been treated. Make sure you applied the cream 2 times, a week apart for proper eradication and use a moisturizer and oral antihistamines for the itch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My rabbit had scabies he started his treatment, but i stsrted iching my hole body does that mean that my rabbit infested me? Do I have scabies now?Help
I'll bet you do: Phone your physician, clean up everything and consider starting on the sulfur soap or another appropriate scabicide. ...Read more
NO: The answer requires details. Apparently you had a successful treatment for scabies. How long have you been free of symptoms? Were all your contacts treated at the same time? All cured? Did you identify the source of your scabies? Water blisters???? Where? How many? Severe itch again??? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've scabies. Lately, I've been using Crotamiton cream. If I don't feel any itchy, does that mean I've been cured completely? Thanks, for the feedback
I used Lyclear to kill scabies. using it twice once a week but i have new red bumps that are itchy. does this mean im still infested?
See a dermatologist: How long ago were you treated? Did you apply the cream EVERYWHERE below your ears? Did you wait at least 8 hours before you washed? Did ALL your contacts get treated at the same time? Did you wash or put away your clothing and bedding? The itch from scabies is mostly due to allergy to the mites. After you kill the mites you are still allergic to the dead mites. It often takes several weeks for com ...Read more
I have spots on my forearm, like a rash, and it has faded slightly since yesterday, does that mean it cannot be scabies if it has gotten lighter?
Not sure: Scabies would have other symptoms besides the rash being on specific locations and extreme itchiness. For rashes, a picture is generally better than a thousand words, for which they can be diagnosed by a simple glance by an experienced physician. Feel better soon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We have treated for scabies twice my 6yr old has a puss filled blister on her hand does that mean she is still infected ?
Treated for scabies 30 hrs ago with po Ivermectin. I sanitized EVERYTHING. Just broke out w/ new itchy red bumps. Does this mean treatment failed?
They are mites..: Scabies are mites! the one infesting human are called sarcoptes scabiei var hominis, and have been torturing mankind for over 2500 yrs, dating back to the roman times. They typically burrow under skin, lay their eggs, thus causing the burrows of inflammation and thus intense itching at times-easily treated, but often a missed diagnosis. If u r concernd/having burrow-rashes, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scabies: Scabies in people is cause by a mite called Sacroptes Scabieivar. Hominis.Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made w little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, feet, wrists, knees, elbows,buttocks & genitalia. You aren't likely to see mites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infesting parasite: Scabies is a common infestation caused by the arthropod sarcoptes scabiei. The mite is transmitted via prolonged direct human contact. The main presenting symptoms include rash and severe itching. If you think you might have scabies, please see your doctor and get treatment soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Direct contact: Scabies is caused by the human itch mite. The symptoms are caused when the mite burrows in to your skin. You can acquire them through direct skin - to - skin contact - or from contact with infested objects such as clothing, furniture, or towels. You can not acquire this from animals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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