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What does it take for scabies to go away and heal?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Scabicide

Scabies is almost always easily treatable with safe prescription lotion which is used once and repeated if necessary in one week.
Other family members should also be treated in case they are incubating scabies. Itching after treatment can be treated with topical or oral steroids if itching is still present.

In brief: Scabicide

Scabies is almost always easily treatable with safe prescription lotion which is used once and repeated if necessary in one week.
Other family members should also be treated in case they are incubating scabies. Itching after treatment can be treated with topical or oral steroids if itching is still present.
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