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How long does scabies typically last?

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Dr. HECTOR Franco
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Long term

Untreated scabies infestations are self perpetuating.
When treated correctly including contacts, scabies and their symptoms usually resolve in 2-3 weeks.

In brief: Long term

Untreated scabies infestations are self perpetuating.
When treated correctly including contacts, scabies and their symptoms usually resolve in 2-3 weeks.
Dr. HECTOR Franco
Dr. HECTOR Franco
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: 1-7 days if treated

One application of medication with a repeated application in one week treats scabies.
Untreated scabies can persist for months.

In brief: 1-7 days if treated

One application of medication with a repeated application in one week treats scabies.
Untreated scabies can persist for months.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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