Scabies & Lice

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Scabies & Lice Overview

Scabies, also known as the seven-year itch, is a contagious skin infestation by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei.[3][1] The most common symptoms are severe itchiness and a pimple-like rash.[2] Occasionally, tiny burrows may be seen in the skin.[2] In a first-ever infection a person will usually develop symptoms in between two and six weeks.[2] During a second infection symptoms may begin in as little as 24 hours. ...

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Need some help with a lice question. Help

Me too! Dr made me stop. Does anybody know if we can take this pill just once a day? Because I was fine until I had to do twice a day I developed a itchy rash on my neck and chest. Its Saturday Dr. told me to stay off a couple of days to see if the itchiness goes away I’m hoping I can go back on Monday. ## Once again, as with your other post, I have to ask what medication you are talking about. If you can clarify, it will make it much easier for someone to help you and provide more information. Generally, live and scabies are treated with topical medications, not pills. Can you please post back with the name of the medication you are asking about? Are you possible referring to scabies, rather than head lice? But even that usually requires a topical treatment applied to your skin f...

Need help with head lice

Hi. I started itching in the second week. One pill in the morning one in the night. On the 3rd day of that my neck and chest is extremely itchy and started to break out in a rash. I called the doctor and she said stop immediately for a couple days till the rash goes away... ughh... I hope i can go back on it and maybe just take it once a day. We will see in a few days. Hope all is well! ## What medication are you referring to? Can you please post back and clarify? You didn't mention it. Normally, according to FDA treatment recommendations, head lice is treated by using a topical antiparasitic medication, there are several that are available over the counter, but there are also some available via prescription. Usually, they are applied to the hair, allowed to sit for a period of time...

Scabies Treatment

I have no luck w/ traditional treatments; permethrin, lindane ## My dr. said my rash is scabies and gave me permthrin also,no do you know its scabies for sure? I'm wondering if mine is something else? ## its almost impossible to get drs. to diagnose these mites tha way medical journals say to. they r very obstinate ## thanks, John Iam really in a quandry over this whole scabies rash,going to drs. again today,still itching, are you? ## Sue, i'm trying a natural treatment, it should arrive tomorrow. i'll keep u posted. ## thanks, Sue ## didnt 4get u sue ## sue, its been 24 hrs. and symptoms are starting to ease. I'll reply to u tomorrow to let u know how i'm doing, and let u k now what i'm treating it w/. ## John, THAT WOULD BE GREAT TO SEE WHAT THEY USE O...

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levothyoxine 200 rash

Rash from my hand fingers to my upper arms around to back. Looks like tiny scratches. Went to Dr he said Scabies. I don't believe it but I got the cream. No-one else here 4 others have anything on them. I take 200 mg of synthetic and a slew of other meds. ## Hello, Joy! How are you? Has there been any change? One easy way to tell if it is scabies is to see if the rash forms patterns. They are mites and tend to move in straight lines, so you may notice patterns that look like an N, Z or W. It should also be itchy and worsen, whenever you get warm, such as when getting a shower, or being under a blanket, because the heat makes them more active. It also typically starts between your fingers, but sometimes also between the toes. The looking like tiny scratches is likely what made your d...

does amox tr k go bad

Does amox tr-k have any potency left after 6 years? ## Hello, Barc! How are you? It's very doubtful, especially if it is in one of the bottles that pharmacies use, because even in the original factory sealed bottle, the maximum shelf-life of most pills is only 4 or 5 years. Taking an expired antibiotic is also not a good idea, since it creates the risk of your developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. The FDA lists the typical antibiotic side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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trying to find out what kind of pill is it

Ok so I went to the hospital yesterday because I started to notice bumps were showing up on my arm. They were itching really bad. The Doctor told me that I did not have scabies and it seemed to be similar to a mosquito bite. He gave me two pills to relieve the itching. I was told they would make me feel drowsy about 30 minutes later. So it's the next day and other than getting up to use the restroom I've been completely exhausted all day. I tried to watch tv but about two minutes into the show I'm dozing off. I'm wondering if it was the pills but I don't know exactly what they were. They were 2 oblong (capsule) pills that were tan on one side and navy blue on the other.. I don't remember and words being on them but they were not gel pills or the ones that dissolv...

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suspect i might have scabies but need an answer

Hi all i have a question please if anyone can help i have tried to figure this out on my own with no luck what so ever so heres my question for the last two years or so i have been getting these little tiny scabes as if i had poked myself with a neddle there and i get them all over some times in little clusters i dont know what the heck they're from - i only learned of scabies about 3 years ago. Now i have many time taken these little scabs and looked at them with a magnifing glass but had no luck making out what if anything the scabies really are. So my question is does this sound like scabies?? Can u actually see the bugs or what someone told me u can but at the same time google says their microscopic. Anybody i need help ## First of all, it's called Scabies. And yes it is a t...

parasite eradication

I have had effect of dirt mites for over a year, treated as scabies, complete eradication has not been accomplished, and this is driving me nuts. Topical diluted pesticides and pills have been used repeatedly with little success and has resulted in chemical burns where repeated application has been done. Any proven process that I can implement would be greatly appreciated

I Have Scabies Give Me A Powerful Medicine

as am living iin a hostel suffering with scabies. i used betnovate gm but there is no result.please suggest me a power ful medicine. i also have dat marks on my skin.for this also i need medicine. i am 18 years old give me fast reply plzzz ## Scabies are very small bedbugs. Talk to a dermatologist before you experiment. Many TX'S were toxic in the past.

lice hair treatment ok with tripilix?

I takeTrilipix and need treatment for head lice. Is it ok,I know I can't use anti fungal meds ## I hope someone sees this soon! I need to know and am afraid to use treatment until I hear from someone.I have had no problems with Trilipix and have been taking for a year. small leg cramps now and then but that is it. ## Hello, Don! How are you? Yes, a topic product should be fine, because you don't really absorb much of it to react with your medication. You may have some scalp burning and irritation from the lice treatment, though. Are there any other questions or concerns?

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