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What Happens If You Don T Treat Scabies
I was the only one diagnosed with scabies and treated. My husband never got it. Could the diagnosis be wrong. They didn't do any tests?
Scabies: I recommend you go to CDC website. Center for disease control. ...Read more
Steam clean: For such exposure I like to use a steam wand followed by a quick wipe down. The steam will kill most bugs on contact and you can be thorough, getting into crevices, without ruining the fabric. Wipe it down afterwards but there may not be much moisture left. You can use a hair dryer or heat gun to speed drying if an area seems moist afterward. ...Read more
Can't really tell: Can't really tell at first, right after treatment, because the scabies lesions will still itch for a few weeks. So, people generally do 2 treatments and just presume the scabies are all dead. Then, if one is not scratching so hard that he is causing skin lesions, any new lesions seen would be suspicious for remaining bugs or new live scabies. ...Read more
My girlfriends brother just got diagnosed with scabies. Should I be treated too? She is already being treated as well as her whole family.
May be: If you have come in Physical contact with him, or if you share the same household with him, if you have shared Linens, clothes, furniture , utensil etc with him and if you are having any unusual itching or skin rashes, you may want to get examined and be treated. Otherwise by casual contact one does not get scabies. Hand washing, cleaning clothes & linens in very hot water & soap is advisable ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My coworker has had scabies for a month and refuses to get treated knowing she contracted them. She insists they will die on their own. Totally false?
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