Dr. K: Scabies respond to topical med...

Dr. K: Scabies respond to topical medications

There are 2 comments on the Erie Times News story from Oct 12, 2012, titled Dr. K: Scabies respond to topical medications. In it, Erie Times News reports that:

Q) My daughter picked up scabies at her day care center. How should I treat it? And what can I do to make sure she doesn't get infected again? A) Scabies is a skin infestation by tiny, parasitic insects called mites.

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sue

United States

#1 Nov 6, 2012
I've taken stromectil and permethrin treatments but still getting new bites. What next? HELP!!!
misery_in_au

Wollongong, Australia

#2 Nov 6, 2012
treat your environment and everyone in it. Did you use at least two consecutive doses of each med, and did you use perm on face and scalp?

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