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My daughter was treated with what the doctor "guessed" of a

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My daughter was treated with what the doctor "guessed" for lack of a better word, for scabies. He gave her a prescription for treatment then said repeat it in a week. Assuming his diagnosis was correct, is this a virus that gets worse before it gets better?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 8 months ago.

Thank you.

It is actually a parasite.

Symptoms can actually get worse initially before improving.

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