Archive for May, 2011


Pictures of Scabies After Treatment

What happens after scabies treatment?  Well, if you are using permethrin 5% cream, your itching should start to subside within 24 hours.  However, it is very possible to continue to have a rash and some itching for up to four weeks afterwards.  If the itching or rash start to get worse instead of better, you […]

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Scabies Causes – What Really Causes Scabies?

Sometimes, we feel like scabies causes are all based on the person who got it.  That person didn’t shower enough.  They did something they weren’t supposed to.  I’ve read forum postings that basically blamed the person who got it for getting it, which is just absolutely ridiculous! Does a child do something to catch it?  […]

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Permethrin Cream – An Effective Scabies Treatment?

One of the first lines of treatment for scabies is permethrin cream 5%.   Also known as Elimite, it is fairly effective at killing the mite.  The 5% version is usually available via prescription, but I have seen it on Amazon.  But if your insurance covers prescriptions, use that at your local drug store instead.  It’s […]

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