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  • How do you heal your skin after scabies?

    Could you pls advise? Two months ago, I suffered from scabies after a holiday. The problem was all over my legs. Then I saw my GP, got some medicine and now the doctor said the scabies have gone. I don't feel itchy anymore. However, now the skin on my legs looks very bad. I have to wear trousers...

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  • New to scabies

    5 days ago i was itchy as hell and it lasted for another 3-4 days and so i went to the doctor and he didn't even do any kind of test, he just looked at my rash and the dots and i said "i think its scabies" and he said yeah. He gave me permethrin 5% and methylprednisolone and i rubbed it...

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  • Scabies diagnosis but no contact with people?

    I've had an itchy rash for 10 days and anti-histamines don't help. Saw my GP who looked at hands and said it was scabies. I was relieved to know what it is and went to NHS online to learn more. Trouble is I live alone, don't work, don't share bedding/towels, only meet people walking the...

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  • I think I was cured.

    Had positive scabies since last November. Tried the doctors way first with little or no results. I did all of the scabies cleaning rituals diligently. These were tough little buggers and the meds did nothing but slow them. So I kicked it up a little. I bought 36.8 % permethrin and IGR(insect growth regulator)....

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  • Mites/scabies

    Ok. So I have been doing and trying everything and I just want to say I found something comforting and will at least it seems bring eggs up it did seem to kill adults for me to. Sarna anti itch at local stores and permetherin 10% multi-purpose insecticide and some water. Less water and lotion the better...

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  • SCABIES CURED ....I hope

    So it all started around October 2017. My head started to be itchy here and there. I tried the ordinary over counter shampoos. All given temporary relief for few days and itch started again. Then one day,I walked too fast and got very hot. Once home back started to be very itchy all over and then the...

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  • Mites/scabies

    I just am using this as a reference for others but I was just at a friend's house with my two daughters for about thirty minutes. I sat on a table chair and they sat on the couches. She had taken in someone whom had scabies and I had never heard of it before. Since we did not stay long I did not...

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  • Your Scabies WILL Go Away!

    I just want to write this for anyone who has recently been diagnosed with scabies and is feeling very hopeless. (I don't doubt that some of the people on here truly have been struggling with this for a very long time, or maybe another condition that is misdiagnosed as Scabies.) But when you know...

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  • How do you know if you are cured of scabies

    Please help me i think i have scabies that wont go away. I got a ring like patch on my right leg in april that was itchy so i treated it with an antifungal cream that made it subside but was still visible. Then in late may i started to get a few small itchy bumps on my arms and legs that seemed to spread...

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  • Easy cheap convenient scabies cure (possible one hit cure)

    THERE HAVE BEEN PEOPLE THAT HAVE HAD SCABIES FOR MONTHS OR EVEN A YEAR WHO HAVE BEEN CURED BY DOIN THIS ONCE. ANYONE Almost can do this. 1) Start boiling all the water you can fit on your stove in the biggest pots you have on the highest heat you have(may not have to if water gets hot enoug. 2) While...

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  • After Permetherin treatment

    I contracted Scabies in 10/26/17 and was asymptomatic until after 4 weeks.  I received permethrine 5% treatment on 12/19/17 and a second treatment on 12/22/17.  I cleaned everything religiously.  After my treatments I noticed that all the areas that had a rash and the one tunnel I saw...

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  • i need help

    many doctores diagnosed me as having dermatrit vut i have this on my body and spreading to all mybody still. i have it for 8 years n no one in my home ever got infected. if it is scabies is it a hope of recovery after these years??? 

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  • Help! Does this sound like scabies?

    Hi everyone,  So I work in a nursing home and they have recently discovered one of the residents has scabies, so we are extra cautious with protective equiptment etc, when I finish my shift my daughter is always in bed I go straight upstairs to shower and put my uniform in the laundy, on Friday...

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  • Please help, is this scabies?

    Hi everyone,  My 3 year old daughter had 3 spots on her face 4 days ago then it quickly developed to a rash all over her face and neck. I took her to the doctors who said it as a viral infection and prescribed some cream to moisturise, however I’m entirely convinced as today she woke up with them...

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  • Scabies in my mouth! They are everywhere-

     I am so depressed all I want is my life back.  I want to be the old me when it was 3 or 4 years ago, but now I have scabies all over my body, literally all over my body.  It is so bad that I used my permethrin cream last night and woke up this morning with infections all over my...

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  • Been to Doc twice - is this scabies?

    I've been to the doctor twice. One said it was bites, and the second said it was eczema. I have been prescribed steroids and have completed my one week treatment. However, my skin is not improving and instead has spread (image link). It's itchy but the itch subsides after I take a shower. Please...

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  • Salt and bleach treatment scabies

    After being diagnosed with scabies (and fully mortified) I have tried everything to rid us of these little pests (I can think of stronger words!) Washed everything a million times on HOT, two rounds of lyclear from the Dr (I'm in Europe, I'm guessing it's the same as permethrin), tea tree...

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  • Need to identify and learn how to treat

    Okay i have this rash/scab on my chin that wont hill and just popped up out of know where it scabs up kinda green cracks and pills off and oozes plasma like stuff and repeats never has happened before and dont know what its from or how to make it hill Please help

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  • cured!!!! 100% real story/my story!!!

    This is my story. I am not completely sure how I got it or if I ever really had it. I did what some people might have also done, self diagnosed. If I could go back I would have definitely went to a dermatologist and demanded a skin scrape test, which would hopefully determine what exact skin condition...

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  • Simple solution to test for post scabies

    I had this horrible affliction for over two years.  I went to many doctors and they kept telling me I was over it (even though I was still getting sores and feeling the crawling feelings).  I'm sure many of you are in the same boat.  So I kept using the permethrin.  The problem...

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  • Cured! I hope this helps someone.

    We are cured...after over 6 months of misery that only those with this plague can understand. We would never want to go though that again, and I decided when I was going through it that I’d write something that might help others. I feel terrible for you all because I can’t imagine much else that causes...

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  • I was very happy to find that common table salt in a war...

    I was very happy to find that common table salt in a warm bath cured my Scabies. After soaking for 15 minutes, get out of the bath and drip dry. Do not use a towel, but if you must, just pat dry with kitchen towels as they are more hygenic.If needed, repeat after 4 days. I feel this treatment should...

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  • Is this scabies: no itch, very few borrows, intermittent feeding

    After a trip to rural Thailand where I volunteered along with other travellers, I came home with many symptoms. I know I had thread worms - I could feel them moving in and out. I know I had head lice - I saw dead ones after treatment. I know I had body lice - I saw several live ones, an infestation of...

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  • Finally something is working for me, getting better

    Hello, unlucky folks. So I´m the second time infected and already for 4 weeks trying to get these pets off me. each time they seem more resistant. Reading the forums of the other people experience helped me e lot, so now I want to share my recepy, maybe it will hep somebody too. The first time I...

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  • Is it scabies?

    Hello everyone so I treated myself for scabies about 2 weeks for a second time and I washed everything. For the last few days my leg has been itchy and then last night one area in between my fingers for itchy and now I’m freaking out because I don’t want it to be scabies again. I can’t do it again. How...

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  • Does table salt water kill scabies

    I have been suffering with this problem for about a year and it has now and I've been sick all types of medication I didn't use the promethazine they also have prescribed me that as a mirtazapine vitamin D3 50000 IU hydroxyzine and it seems nothing has been working well for me I would like some...

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  • I might have scabies

    Im an emt and someone i worked with caught scabies. She was telling me about her treatment and i had been really itchy for about a week. I had non raised red itchy spots all over my legs and some on my upper arms and back I went to a doctor(not my pcp) and he didnt even look at me closely just looked...

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  • Scabies finally CURED...

    So first things first, I am not selling, trolling or gloating. After having scabies for the last 6 months (2 knowingly) i can say that I am finally cured. For the first three months of having this awful affliction I was convinced it was something else (guttate psoriasis) due to having this skin problem...

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  • Outbreak of scabies in my school

    Hi, There has been an outbreak of scabies in my school. We were notified by a teacher four days ago. My friend appears to have red blotches on her hands and she is constantly itching them. I think she may have gotten scabies. I have had minimal physical contact with her except sitting beside each other...

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  • Is this scabies?

    I've gotten these red dots on my penile and its been there for a few days. It started to itch a lot at first then it disappeared almost completely, but now the dots reappeared but doesn't really itch. I am actually really worried it can be something serious and I don't know if I should get...

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  • Reinfection. Should I????

    Long story so sorry. My ex partner which is my 10 year old sons mum had scabies around 4 months ago. She had the tell tale signs all over her back & the itching. My son didn't show any signs other than itching & I had slight itching too. I went to the doctors & he said it didn't look...

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  • Dermatologist advises it’s not scabies

    just seen dermatologist who says I have exema.  True I have a few places which could be on my legs and a red patch on my ring finger but this doesn’t account for the small red spots spread on legs arms and back.  Not many but I keep finding one or two more.  I was told to put the steroid...

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  • Post scabies or reinfected?

    Ive been dealing with scabies since october didnt know what it was till December 2016 didnt the Permethrin treatment thats days and a week late washed bedding and laundry in hot water, vacuumed and everything, my boyfriend had it too bendid the treatment as well. We were healing everything was clearing...

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