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How do I know if I'm rid of scabies? How does the itching

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How do I know if I'm rid of scabies? How long does the itching last? Will the skin rash go away? Should I spray my furniture?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  dermdoc19 replied 6 years ago.
dermdoc19 : hello


dermdoc19 : The itching can last up to two weeks. You might spray couches and seats where people lie. Sarna Lotion is good for the itch. Duras is even better since it has the ability to kill mites itself. It is a prescription item .
dermdoc19 : Meant to say Eurax not Duras.

How about the skin rash. Will it go away or can I expect scars?


what do I spray the furniture with?

dermdoc19 : The rash will go away without scarring as long as your scrAtching did not infect the areas. Any spray with permethrin.
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