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I have had scabbies for 6 months Iv'ed been to dermatologist

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I have had scabbies for 6 months Iv'ed been to dermatologist five times Iv'ed used permetrin 8 times lindane lotion and Ivermectin oraly I'm not getting reinfested I can't get reed of them I live alone no pets had my houe se cleaned with chemicals and change bed clothing every day What else can I do? I need your help thanks *****
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  RK replied 8 years ago.


Welcome to JustAnswer!

What are the symptoms?

Is the diagnosis of scabies confirmed by your doctor?

Which part of your body affected?

Any other illness?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Red bumps ichy Ive been going to dermatologist he scraped and checked I had the scabbie mite buttocks belt line and on penis
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
no I don't have any other illness
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Did I do something wrong Im not getting a reply
Expert:  RK replied 8 years ago.

Though you are not reinfested, the best treatment is to treat all the family members simultaneously.

A complete treatment also consists of treating twice at one week interval.

Also in some patients it may take up to 4-6 weeks before the symptoms disppear.

Some dermatologist use topical steroids for a few days to reduce te symptoms. Discuss with your dermatologist about this option.