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How many treatments does it take to get rid of scabies ?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: 1 or 2

Usually 1 treatment with Elimite (permethrin) is enough.
If incompletely cured, additional similar treatment in 14 days may be applied.

In brief: 1 or 2

Usually 1 treatment with Elimite (permethrin) is enough.
If incompletely cured, additional similar treatment in 14 days may be applied.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: 1-2

Topical treatment requires one to two application a week apart.
Itching can persist even after the infection resolves.This may require oral or topical steroids. Oral Ivermectin is rarely used for resistant cases of scabies.

In brief: 1-2

Topical treatment requires one to two application a week apart.
Itching can persist even after the infection resolves.This may require oral or topical steroids. Oral Ivermectin is rarely used for resistant cases of scabies.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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