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Can I out permethrin cream on my face? Will it hurt me? Face and body is itchy and boyfriend has scabies. Does it hurt hair?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Head to toe.

Permethrin is meant to be put on head to toe.
Face. Hair. And if there's scabies around, you have to treat the living space. Wash all linens and clothes. Steam clean the mattress, rugs and non-leather seating surfaces.

In brief: Head to toe.

Permethrin is meant to be put on head to toe.
Face. Hair. And if there's scabies around, you have to treat the living space. Wash all linens and clothes. Steam clean the mattress, rugs and non-leather seating surfaces.
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