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.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Erie Times News.

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?

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Entomology Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Johammer J1 e-bike functions like a Tesla Power... Dec 3 Solarman 1
News North Adams Housing Authority gets bed bugs und... (Mar '10) Nov 16 cil 52
News Central Ohioans share their peculiar fears, quirks Nov 15 internet infamous 1
News Brazil recruits mosquitoes in fight against dis... Oct '16 Stephany McDowell 1
Unidentified Insect cocoon on surface of Banana... (Jan '10) Oct '16 Banana mouse 23
News The buzz about edible bugs: Can they replace beef? Oct '16 Stephany McDowell 1
Caterpillar in Vancouver, British Columbia Oct '16 Hulio 1
More from around the web