Scabies keep recurring every couple of months

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Frustrated

Cape Town, South Africa

#1 May 10, 2013
Hi guys, this is my first post on a forum, so bear with me!
I first got scabies almost a year ago (I have no idea how) and since then it has kept recurring every couple of months.
Every time I go through the whole process of dousing myself with Ascabiol, washing all the linen, clothes and towels.
But low and behold, every time I think it has gone away, there it acts up again. The longest stretch of not having it is about three months.
I simply cannot understand it. Totally at the end of my rope. I'm also the only one in the house who has it. No one else is affected. How is that possible that I keep getting it? Can it stay dormant for a couple of months?
HELP!
cat

Perth, Australia

#2 May 11, 2013
Frustrated wrote:
Hi guys, this is my first post on a forum, so bear with me!
I first got scabies almost a year ago (I have no idea how) and since then it has kept recurring every couple of months.
Every time I go through the whole process of dousing myself with Ascabiol, washing all the linen, clothes and towels.
But low and behold, every time I think it has gone away, there it acts up again. The longest stretch of not having it is about three months.
I simply cannot understand it. Totally at the end of my rope. I'm also the only one in the house who has it. No one else is affected. How is that possible that I keep getting it? Can it stay dormant for a couple of months?
HELP!
This is my experience too. This is my third round.This time I have been treating non stop since december. You may have some 'nests' that the treatment is not reaching

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