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can you still buy sulphur & cream of tarter tablets

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can you still buy sulphur & cream of tarter tablets
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Jones replied 5 years ago.

Dr Jones :

Yes, you can get sulfur.Sulfur is safe for use in pregnant women and infants.

JACUSTOMER-hwld3vhs- :

the local doctor has already prescribed sulphur cream

Dr Jones :

Then you can give it a try.Is there any specific question related to sulfur or any other doubt?

Dr Jones :

Mite-killer like permethrin(Elimite) can be used with sulfur for better results.

JACUSTOMER-hwld3vhs- :

this is not mites. it is scabies.

JACUSTOMER-hwld3vhs- :

you have not given me the answer i wanted. you gave me an answer i already new.

Dr Jones :

Scabies is an itchy, highly contagious skin condition caused by an infestation by the itch mite

Dr Jones :

Please ask what specific questions you want to ask i will answer them.

JACUSTOMER-hwld3vhs- :

will it be ok to use on the baby?

Dr Jones :

Sulfur is safe in infants.

Dr Jones :

Permethrin is approved for use in people 2 months of age and older.

JACUSTOMER-hwld3vhs- :

We are already using sulfur on the baby, but they keep coming back.

Dr Jones :

Thats why I have suggested permethrin in addition to this.

JACUSTOMER-hwld3vhs- :

can you tell me how to get the permethrin. and how much to use?

JACUSTOMER-hwld3vhs- :

can you tell how to get the permethrin and much to use.

Dr Jones :

permethrin creams is applied from the neck down, left on overnight, then washed off. This application is usually repeated in seven days. You can check it at pharmacy, it is available in otc preparations also.

JACUSTOMER-hwld3vhs- :

thank you!

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