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Will rubbing alcohol made of ethanol kill scabies mites around the house?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

Scabies mites do not survive more than 2-3 days away from human skin.
Items such as bedding, clothing, and towels used by a person with scabies can be decontaminated by machine-washing in hot water and drying using the hot cycle or by dry-cleaning. Items that cannot be washed or dry-cleaned can be decontaminated by removing from any body contact for at least 72 hours.

In brief: Unlikely

Scabies mites do not survive more than 2-3 days away from human skin.
Items such as bedding, clothing, and towels used by a person with scabies can be decontaminated by machine-washing in hot water and drying using the hot cycle or by dry-cleaning. Items that cannot be washed or dry-cleaned can be decontaminated by removing from any body contact for at least 72 hours.
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Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Scabies

No,and those can be flammable which makes it unsafe.

In brief: Scabies

No,and those can be flammable which makes it unsafe.
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