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Pretty sure u have scabies after spending time in a hostel. I will be doing lyclear tonight but i also have family over scared to give it to others.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Scabies

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 the wash- put them in a big plastic bag ; tie it up for at least 48 hrs because scabies can survive.

In brief: Scabies

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 the wash- put them in a big plastic bag ; tie it up for at least 48 hrs because scabies can survive.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
w/o being on humans for 24 to 36 hrs. Vacuum floors, carpets & upholstered furniture. Clean all hard surfaces you’ve been in contact w.
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