1 doctor weighed in:

Is permethrin cream good for scabies?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Bryan
Dermatology

In brief: Scabies

Permethrin cream is the most commonly used prescription treatment for scabies.
It is applied all over adult skin from neck down and left on overnight. Repeat in 7 days. Wash all clothes, bed linens in hot water. Itch can last for weeks, but mites should be killed.

In brief: Scabies

Permethrin cream is the most commonly used prescription treatment for scabies.
It is applied all over adult skin from neck down and left on overnight. Repeat in 7 days. Wash all clothes, bed linens in hot water. Itch can last for weeks, but mites should be killed.
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
15 years in practice
107K people helped
Continue
100,000 doctors available