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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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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?? ## What diagnosis, and treatment has your doctor provided? Are you referring to dust mites? They live on dead skin cells. They are known to induce many allergy symptoms in people, but they generally don't infest and feed on a person. Soil mites are not known to be harmful, or to infest humans. Ref: Soil Mites Information Who told you it was dirt mites? As to the pesticides, you should really stop trying them, unl...

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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...

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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...

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I received a m 30 that looked as real as any but the color was darker and it had a blue coating u could lick off then insides were white. I have had tons of these but never blue outside and white inside? Are these real? If they are fake its best i have ever seen... ## They are counterfeit, those are being manufactured by the Mexican cartels. Be careful, no telling what they added to the formula. I tried one of these, and rubbed a small amount on my gums and that tiny amount had my gums numb for almost an hour. I've taken the 30s for almost ten yrs, and no 30 has ever made my gums numb, so there was something in the one I had that isn't supposed to be. ## I would also speculate that the odds of these being counterfeit are quite high if you're not getting them filled at a lice...

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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...

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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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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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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...

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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.

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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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I was diagnosed with scabies. no skin examination done to confirm this. given the cream no relief after 10 weeks I did a thuro cleaning of all house. I work in a field corn and bean production plant that treats their product with herbicides. could I have a fungal infection? I used a jock itch spray and kinda relieved the itch ## Hello, Connie! How are you doing? Can you tell me more about the rash? Scabies are actually a skin mite and you can usually tell if that's what you have, because they get more active whenever your warm, such as while working, in the shower or under the covers. Plus they tend to move in straight lines as the burrow in the skin, so you'll notice straight lines, or angular patterns.

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Can doxycyl help with the lice (trabs) i have trabs or pubity lice so i want to know if doxycyl will work on them since the dr gave me doxycyl 100mg ## Hello, Mandla! How are you? Sorry about the problem that you're having. And no, to get rid of crabs/pubic lice, you need a topical medication that will eradicate them. An antibiotic will not do anything to them. What type of doctor did you consult?

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i need to know the strength of a 200 lice treatment ## The active ingredients are listed as being 3% Pyrethrum Extract, which is equivalent to .33% Pyrethrins and 4% Piperonyl Butoxide. This product has the maximum strength allowable of these ingredients. Learn more Pyrethrum details here. Learn more Piperonyl Butoxide details here. Don't they list it on the product labeling?

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Individuals with psoriasis may experience significant physical discomfort and some disability. Itching and pain can interfere with basic functions, such as self-care, walking, and sleep. Plaques on hands and feet can prevent individuals from working at certain occupations, playing some sports, and caring for family members or a home. The frequency of medical care is costly and can interfere with an employment or school schedule. People with moderate to severe psoriasis may feel self-conscious about their appearance and have a poor self-image that stems from fear of public rejection and psychosexual concerns. Psychological distress can lead to significant depression and social isolation. ## Everyone loves their skin because it symbolizes health. If you are suffering from the misery of a ...

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where caught, how to get rid of them ## I used Dermisil, a non perscription cream and also a loquid I added to my bath water. Helped with the pain and also to dry them up. They also have a spray to use on the chairs U sit on and the carpet where you normally stand. ## Scabie is a mite, a type of skin lice, they are caught from other infection people. Treatment usually requires medications similar to those you would use to get rid of head lice. Your doctor can provide you with a prescription. Most commonly used is a lotion called Lindane: And yes, all clothing and bedding needs to be washed or sprayed, to prevent reinfestation. Do you have any other questions?

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