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If I use the elimite (permethrin) cream on my child, how long before she is no longer contagious?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 24 hrs

The mite should be dead in 1 day, but the itch will continue for longer.

In brief: 24 hrs

The mite should be dead in 1 day, but the itch will continue for longer.
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