Scabies? Please help

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my housemates at uni recently got diagnosed with scabies and I didnt know about it till a few days ago... I spend most of my time in my room and dont really see these guys very often at all, but my legs started getting really itchy recently, but i thought it was just my RLS... but now cause of this scabies malarkey idk what to think... i cant see any of the trails google keeps telling me about but File size is too bigdoes this rash look like potential scabies infection or just plain old razor rash? please help, im starting to get extremely paranoid 😂imageimage

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    hi megscott77

    It's kind of hard to tell, that first image kind of looked like scabies but I can't be sure and I sure wouldn't try and diagnose you. I'm no Dr but I will tell you this much from experience...I fought those things for 2 years, it was a nightmare, thought I was loosing my mind with the uncontrollable itching! I went to the Dr and was prescribed Permethine, rub that into your skin from head to toe. Leave on for 12-14 hours then shower, 2 weeks later you must do a follow up treatment otherwise you won't get rid of them. The eggs left by the adult scabies hatch by then and you need to treat them as soon as they are born! Chances are you don't get close enough to your roommates to catch scabies, skin to skin contact is the major way of getting them. But buy some lice spray, that is 100% Permethine, spay areas your room mates sit( if you also sit there. And if your Dr does perscribe you the Permethine, defiantly use the spray on your mattress and furniture you can't cant wash in hot water like your bedding and clothing recently worn. That's the best advice I can give...good luck.

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    • Hey Meg, my name is ryan and i have delt with scabies and this is how i got rid of it. first off i just wanna say i saw your pic and it definately looks like it could be scabies. The one way you cant mistake that you have scabies is the itch you will itch so bad all your body a deep itch that feels like is deep deep in the skin with certian areas that itch more especially. When i first noticed it on me it was really bad itching on my inner thies mostly with just a little redness and maybe some small bumps (which didnt look to bad) that then proceeded to other parts of my body pretty fast there. ive tried everything thats supposed to kill it prometherin 1% lotion over the counter thats meant for lice, prometherin 5 % lotion which in the us you can only get by prescription and even the pill ivermectin (that supposedly kills it) used with the prometherin and none of it worked it kept coming back I even tried tee tree oils, other oils, carbolic soap and still didnt work till I tried SULFUR. Your going to need to go online and order at least 2 ounces of sulfur powder. you will need to buy a big bottle of creamy petrollium and maybe some baby oil with it. then you mix 1 tablespoon sulfur powder to 3 to 4 tablespoons of creamy petrolluim and mix it up and add some baby oil for easy spreadability. If you need to make more of it just double or triple the measurments. once a day in the morning you will need to apply that lotion from head to toe including face head and hair and all crevaces of the body between toes wrists and fingers especially except anywhere inside the body (its to hot for the scabies mite to live there) then at night take a shower wash it off and apply all over again right after shower and you will need to do this everyday for at least a month to assure all of them are killed. I promise you this will work and since sulfur kills and repells the scabies mite you will feel HUGE amount itching relief almost immidiately after first application so you will be able to sleep and do other things without being not able to think strait because of itching. Let me know if you have any questions and when you get ride of them then you can help teach others with scabies how to get rid of it for them Lots OF Luck, Ryan
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